As we reported yesterday, TV presenter Johnny Ball recently revealed that the hosts of kids’ TV show Play School often recorded the show while stoned.
And today, Rick Jones, who co-presented the show in the seventies, has told the Sun that the BBC were “liberal” in their attitude to the presenters smoking cannabis.
Rick, who’s now 75, said, “It was part of the culture, definitely. There were half a dozen of us doing it.
“Marijuana was like cornflakes. The BBC was really liberal. Once you were in, all laws were forgotten. I had a wonderful time.”
And of former colleague – and weed whistleblower – Johnny, Rick said, “Johnny’s a good egg but he was too dull to do it… Read more & comment »