The opening bars of the Eastenders theme tune used to have a quite startling effect of our kids when they were younger. They would both yell “Rubbish!” and there would be a mad dash for the remote to switch over to another channel, anything that wasn’t Eastenders.
They had never seen the show and knew nothing about it, but they had picked up this Pavolovian response to this long-running soap from their parents’ reaction. We both hated it. Read more ›››