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
Many believe the name Bolan came from the name, Bob Dylan. In 1967 now Marc Bolan, he joined John’s Children who were a dynamic live band.
Published in Music
28 Bus down the Kilburn High Rd, through the concrete of Paddington, under the Westway, looking down at the antiques in Notting Hill, past Biba and the crowds in Kensington High St, Olympia passes on the right and its a big swing left into the North End Rd, trundle on and past the Nashville at Talgarth and down towards the North End Rd market.
Published in Sport
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:37

Small Faces Documentary



Documentary retrospective on the very influential British Invasion band, the Small Faces. Includes archival interviews with Ronnie Lane and Steve Marriott
Published in Video of the Week


This short documentary challenges stereotypes about theatrical art forms, in particular opera, and their audiences. Three old-school Chelsea fans in their 50s, two of whom could scarcely imagine a more alien world than classical music, were taken on a journey to discover opera, and their reactions were filmed every step of the way.

Published in Video of the Week
Monday, 20 June 2016 14:14

Colin Macinnes : Writer of Modern Life

My lord, one thing is certain, and that’s that they’ll make musicals one day about the glamour-studded 1950s.
Colin MacInnes, “Absolute Beginners” 1959
Published in Culture
With the huge success of the BBC’s Holmes starring Benedict Cumberbatch the world's most famous detective Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as his loyal sidekick Dr Watson,
Published in Film
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 17:46

‘All or Nothing ‘ Musical Reviewed

Mod radio has had the privilege and honour of being a part of the long awaited ‘All or Nothing’ musical based on the, strive for success by the mighty Small Faces band.
Published in Music

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