Coffee Clubs had their origin in the old Coffee Houses introduced to England in 1652.
Published in Culture
Geezers, Guns and Ganja. Not a list of three usually associated with the Hollywood perennial, perma -tanned, scientology disciple Tom Cruise.
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Ronnie was renowned for his comedic patter, and during an interview, he told how it came about; “I have a special liking for oblique humour, and I began doing regular, between-sets routines soon after we moved into Frith Street.
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“It’s just like home - filthy and full of strangers.” Ronnie Scott
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“I started the Club so that I could guarantee myself somewhere to play - and it’s absolutely true. If I hadn’t have been a musician, there would have been no Ronnie Scott’s Club.” Ronnie Scott.
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Vintage documentary by London Weekend Television
Published in Video of the Week

I’ve seen a lot, but there is so much more to see. It is like opening an overfilled cupboard door where everything comes flying out at you whether you want that particular item or not.

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:08

This is your Life" - Henry Cooper



This Is Your Life - Henry Cooper, heavyweight boxer, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at Thames Television’s Euston Road Studios.

Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 23 February 2017 15:22

The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts



Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture - skinhead.
Published in Video of the Week
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.
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