|Airdate:||10th March 1988|
Sooty and Sweep are listening to music on their headphones in the bedroom, while Soo is practising her singing and subsequently shatters a glass! Matthew comes to the bedroom wondering what the noise is all about! He tells the gang that there is a talent competition taking place at the village hall. The gang decide to enter the contest, however Sweep doesn't know what to do, as he feels he isn't talented. Matthew suggests he tells a joke, while Sooty decides to play the Xylophone and Soo decides to sing. Matthew decides to recite a poem, which Sooty finds totally boring. The gang change their minds about what to do. Sooty and Sweep finally decide they will play the drums. Matthew remembers he has a friend who can play the drums, (guest star Nicko McBrain) who comes over and shows the gang his drum playing talent! After performing a song together, they all decide to team up and subsequently win 1st prize at the competition!
|This episode of The Sooty Show was officially released on the following VHS / DVD releases:|
|This episode has been officially released on the Freemantle Media DVD The Big Surprise. Click on the image above for more information about this DVD, or click the Amazon link to order the DVD from Amazon.co.uk. This episode was also available on The Sooty Christmas Show VHS released by Thames/VCI in 1988, however this is now deleted. Click on the image above for more information about this VHS, or click the Amazon link to buy this VHS from Amazon.co.uk Marketplace sellers.|
|This episode features Nicko McBrain (from Iron Maiden) as a guest!|
|In this episode, Matthew decides to recite the poem "O England, Country of My Heart's Desire" at the talent competition. He would also read from this in a earlier episode from this series, "The Big Surprise".|
|Sooty and Sweep play their drums in this episode! These are the same drum props used in the 1970's episodes!|
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