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Gloss: The 1980s TV legend revisited…

Interview – 2013

Gloss was a popular soap opera that screened from 1987 to 1990. It pitted a respectable moneyed family against a new generation of rich yuppies. Set in the glamorous world of a fashion magazine, Gloss epitomised the high life and big spending culture of the 80s, while also showcasing the fashion du jour: shoulder pads and big hair.

In this special edition of ScreenTalk, some of the key players in this über-soap talk about their deep and abiding affection for Gloss more than a quarter of a century on…

The interviews are with Gloss producer/creator Janice Finn, writer James Griffin, director Chris Bailey, and actors Simon Prast, Peter Elliott, Ilona Rodgers, Lisa Chappell and Craig Parker.

This video was first uploaded on 29 July 2013, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.

Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside