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The launch of Gloomy Wood and Katanga Canyon at Alton Towers in 1992 was a big deal, it marked the first large investment by Tussauds since their acquisition of the park in 1990.
Coverage of the openings was widespread with a number of shows taking interest. This clips comes from one of the final episodes of ITV’s Motormouth programme.