By the mid-’60s, the British Invasion had taken America by storm. So much so that even popular TV sitcoms wanted to join in the fun. Often mistaken for another British singing duo, Peter & Gordon, Chad Stuart & Jeremy Clyde, aka Chad & Jeremy, made the leap to the small screen, appearing as characters on The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Patty Duke Show, and as themselves on Batman.
Sadly, the silent 11 second bit is all that exists of the Fab Four miming to “Paperback Writer” in June of 1966. The lost footage was shot by a family in Liverpool filming their TV set with an 8mm camera.
Looking for that once-in-a-lifetime gift for the ‘Downton Abbey’ super fan in the family? If so, how about booking a magical summer evening on the stunning grounds of Highclere Castle, listening to beautiful music from the series performed by the Chamber Orchestra of London?
Recognizing in 2019 that there are actual real-life individuals who have no idea that Paul McCartney was in another band before Wings, the mere thought of a world without the Beatles is enough to make this a horror movie.
Director Tom Hooper had already herded Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, James Corden and Jennifer Hudson for the film adaptation, and now he’s added the greatness of Idris Elba and Judi Dench to the litter.
Crowds attending the Changing of the Guards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Friday morning were treated to more than the usual ‘respect’ by the troops from the British Army’s Household Division. As the world paused to pay tribute to the “Queen of Soul”, the guards who protect Buckingham Palace in London were no exception as the […]
In the overall British comedy landscape, The Benny Hill Show had more than its share of slapstick, mime and double entendre during its brilliant run from the mid-50s up until the British sketch comedy series was cancelled in the late 80s. A steady decline in ratings and what was, at the time, a very high production cost of approximately £450,000 […]