I'd like to revive this thread with some videos of my all time favorite band, The Prisoners.
The Prisoners (Graham Day, Alan Crockford, Johnny Simons, and James Taylor) hailed from the fertile Medway Delta, that East London region along the Thames that spawned sometimes bandmate Billy Childish and his many bands.
Here are The Prisoners in 1983, I think, on French TV:
a short clip circa 1984-85:
Here's a segment from the BBC Channel 4 program, "The Tube", featuring "garage bands". There are 4 bands featured: The Sting Rays, The Tall Boys, The Milkshakes (featuring a young Billy Childish), and The Prisoners: