Entertainment Category

04/02/2020

Genesis

Four teenage boys at a public school in Godalming formed…

30/01/2020

Wallace and Gromit

Making a stop-frame or stop-motion animation film is a painstaking,…

21/12/2019

Hammer horrors

Hammer Film Productions Ltd was formed in 1946, taking ‘Hammer’…

14/12/2019

David Bowie

David Bowie, née Jones, (1947-2016) was an extraordinary songwriter and…

01/12/2019

The Goon Show

World War 2 brought many cultural changes, one of which…

07/11/2019

Bruce Forsyth

Rightly dubbed ‘Mr. Entertainment’, Sir Bruce Forsyth, CBE (1928-2017) had…

28/10/2019

The Isle of Wight Festival

In 1968, around 15,000 people paid 25 shillings each to…

11/10/2019

Status Quo

Rock band, Status Quo, first formed in London in 1962…

21/09/2019

The Olivier Awards

Sir Laurence Olivier (1907-89) was born in Surrey and became…

11/09/2019

Pub quiz nights

In the 1970s, pubs were seeing their businesses decline due…

16/08/2019

Queen

The rock band Queen was formed by lead vocalist extraordinaire,…

30/06/2019

Pink Floyd

Active from 1965 to 1995, Pink Floyd set the standard…