Na sowas! (BENNY & BJÖRN)

Filmed: Saturday 3 May 1986

Location: ZDF Television Studios, Munich-Unterföhring, Germany

Broadcast: Saturday 3 May 1986, LIVE, 20:00-20:45, ZDF, Germany

Release status: Unreleased

Duration: 44:58, Benny and Björn bits 5:50

Shown in: Germany

Additional information

Na sowas! was a music-talk show series which ran on ZDF between 29 March 1982 – 21 March 1987, containing 75 episodes and hosted by Tommy Gottschalk.

Episode 53

Running order of the show:

  1. Anne Murray - Who's Leaving Who
  2. Friedrich Sperschel and Theo Schick - veteran motorbike racers (1949-60)
  3. Erich Becker - veteran swimmer (who at 75 years old swam one length of a pool with one breath under 1:07 minutes)
  4. A veteran tap dancer - German fans, can you help to identify him please?
  5. Bryan Ferry - Is Your Love Strong Enough
  6. Leo Sayer - The Real Life
  7. Fritz Westermann in Thommy’s Kochstudio with Benny and Björn who gave a short interview (in a combination of English and German) on studio set built like a kitchen and sampled some pre-prepared meals. They talked about Chess due to open later than month and then introduced Gemini who performed Just Like That.
  8. Gemini - Just Like That
  9. Chat with Birgit from Rosenheim

A promotional photograph showed that Björn wore his red jacket during rehearsals (the one he wore for:
Good Morning Britain
Bonnie en José in Zweden
Another You, Another Me PROMO

This was filmed a week after the disaster at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl and fall-out was spreading across Europe so fans doubted if we should go or if the show was going to be cancelled.

Click here for a TV listing from Leidsch Dagblad - 3 May 1986, p.30.

Thanks to Jozsef, Robin Andersson, Pascale Ranson, Micke Bayaert, Patrick Smith, Eduardo Souza and Ronny from Berlin. Special thanks to ABBA by Micke and Thomas for filming date and location information. Also thanks to Gerard Hesen for specific location filming information.
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