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Grange Hill Roland Eating Crisps T-shirt

White T-shirt with Roland Browning eating crisps graphic

Was Roland Browning always eating crisps on Grange Hill?

Well, that's open for debate, but it would seem that I'm definitely not the only one to think that is was often crunch time for Roland, and there is actually a T-shirt available to pay homage to Roland's notorious crisp-eating habit.

If, like myself, you watched Grange Hill between 1982 and 1987, then you will almost certainly remember Roland Browning, who was played by Erkan Mustafa. He was one of the biggest characters in the show (in more than one sense of the word!), and, thankfully, he isn't just remembered for eating crisps.

You will probably also remember his black female friend Simone Nylander (Janet St-Clair) trying to help him fit in with school life. She was regularly asking him tedious questions such as "Ro-land, why are you so sad? and regularly repeated her catchphrase "I just want to help you Ro-land!". Her heart was in the right place, of course, but her constant questioning and that annoying catchphrase certainly got under my skin!

Anyway, this post is supposed to be about a T-shirt, so I'll now stop ranting and tell you more about it. It's only available in white, but there is a nice choice of adult sizes from X-small to 2X-large. It's being sold by The Retro Tees Co. from their storefront on Amazon.co.uk, and they are a very reptable supplier who have been supplying a very cool range of retro T-shirts since 2012.

The T-shirt would make a great gift for fans of Grange Hill and 80s TV shows, and would also be a unique choice for wearing to 80s themed events and parties, should we ever get on top of this wretched Covid-19 pandemic during 2021.

Roland Eating Crisps T-shirt

You may also like this popular Grange Hill logo T-shirt which features the logo and comic book scene from the opening title sequence of the TV show, with the iconic fork and sausage!

White T-shirtv with Grange Hill logo and opening sequence illustration with fork and sausage

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