Thursday, 19 January 2017 14:11

The Ram Jam Club

It wasn't just the record business that thrived in the sixties, the live music scene was lively, to say the least, and not just in Central London.
Published in Culture
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:22

Queen of Crime Martina Cole Talks to ZANI

She puffs on a cigarette before bed. The taste of nicotine helps the blonde bombshell to be reflective, knowing that something has got to give, something has got to change.
Published in Culture
Thursday, 08 December 2016 16:58

Forum - Pete Doherty 6 December

Having not shown up at the Rough Trade signing on Monday, Mr Pete Doherty actually showed up to his gig at the Forum with his band the other  night.

Published in Music


First transmitted in 1968, singer and actress Georgia Brown revisits her old childhood home in Whitechapel, East London and notes the fading presence of the Jewish immigrant community. Brown discusses the recent change in the area's increasingly diverse population and ponders the question, "Who are the cockneys now?"
Published in Video of the Week
The Beatles, The Fab Four, The Mop Tops, John, Paul, George and Ringo, the band that doesn’t need any introduction.
Published in Film


The "Skinheads" episode from the BBC TV documentary series 40 Minutes, which originally aired on the 14th of October, 1982. Features Chris Henderson and his band Combat 84. Quality is fairly poor but where else can you find it. Audio is slightly out of sync with video.
Published in Video of the Week
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 14:43

Bowie: The Stars Look Different Today

I knew when I opened my eyes on Monday 11th January 2016, it was going to be a shit day.

Published in Music
Monday, 07 November 2016 15:05

The Bobby Moore Story



A powerful, dramatic and deeply personal portrait of a genuine footballing icon. Moore fought many battles besides those witnessed by millions on the football field. Behind the glory lies the story of a man who faced highs and lows with the same strength and bravery.
Published in Video of the Week

Hello Francis! Francis is the Lad I met at the Rough Trade signing last night. He's nine. And HE snagged a plectrum when the band had finished. YES!!
Published in Music
Monday, 17 October 2016 17:09

Vivienne Westwood’s Book Launch

Vivienne Westwood's book launch in St James church in Piccadilly the other night was a strange affair.
Published in Culture

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