Five From Brighouse : 2. It’s Clean And Bright And Full Of Life

Brighouse Market (c1966) : 35mm B&W Negative (Alan Burnett)

All sorts of things are evocative of a time, but in this particular case it is the Geest banana boxes and the advert for Worthington beers. They are as dated as the view itself. The Worthington jingle went thus: “What about a Worthington? Britain’s finest beer; What about a Worthington? It makes you want to cheer; It’s clean and bright and full of life …” The final line has been lost in history, but you can make it up without too much effort.

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