It is almost impossible for any soccer fan born in the past two decades to envision European Football Competitions predating the Champions League.
Published in Sport
Thursday, 29 June 2017 16:43

Kate Bush Under Review



This documentary looks at the music and career of one the world's most influential performers, singer and songwriters. It features promo films, interviews with Kate and with colleagues, producers, musicians and friends, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features.
Published in Video of the Week


A documentary about the playboys of motorsport Barry Sheene and James Hunt.

Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:57

Charlie Drake Remembered


Charles Edward Springall was born in 1925 in the Elephant and Castle, Southwark, South London.
Published in Film
Monday, 24 October 2016 16:27

The Heavy, Heavy Soul of Paul Orwell


I love the sixties. The culture, the music clothes, the cinema, the girls… I mean Francoise Hardy… Then again ditto the seventies.
Published in Music
Wigan Casino is fondly remembered as a Northern Soul venue but - as Andrew Vaughan recalls - it also was a heavy rock venue.
Published in Music

The coin was pushed into the slot and it rattled away to its unknown destination flicking levers and triggering switches as it went and the machine was suddenly alive.
Published in Culture
Monday, 22 February 2016 14:11

The Battle of Orgreave (2001)


A documentary by Mike Figgis about Jeremy Deller's reenactment of the Battle of Orgreave, a crucial set-piece confrontation that took place during the Great Miners' Strike of 1984-5."I believe the '84-'85 struggle isn't a closed book,
Published in Video of the Week
Sunday, 14 February 2016 15:51

Noel Coward – Mad About Him


Lately I've become obsessed with Noel Coward's Mad About the Boy.
Published in Culture

IN the 1980s, cricket was violent, thrilling, angry, captivating and utterly fantastic. When the mighty West Indies played England at Lord’s in June 1980 with Ian Botham, Greg Chappell, Ian Chappell
Published in Video of the Week
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