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2i’s Coffee Bar

The 2i's Coffee Bar was an integral part of British pop music history. Although London's first skiffle bar was the Gyre & Gimble in Charing...

Lonnie Donegan

Lonnie Donegan rose to international fame as one of the founding fathers of a new wave of music called Skiffle that swept the world during the...

Skiffle

Without skiffle there might have been no Quarrymen and hence no Beatles. Seen in retrospect on television, skiffle can seem entertaining yet quaint, and yet...

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Doll By Doll

Even by the standards of London punk in the mid-70s, Doll By Doll were a uniquely abrasive band - feared, loathed and, by a few, fiercely...

Dickie Pride

Richard Charles Kneller was born in Thornton Heath, Surrey. After leaving school he tried a wide variety of jobs including stonemason's assistant, spraypainter, electric...

Brenner

1 9 5 9 (USA) 26 x episodes Brenner was based on a one-shot January 1959 production from Playhouse 90 entitled 'The Blue Men'. Roy Brenner (Edward Binns) is...

To Tell The Truth

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 8 (USA) 1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8...

Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

1930s superman Doc Savage (Ron Ely) and his five assistants - the Amazing Five - are sucked into the mystery of Doc's father disappearing...

Front Page Story

1 9 6 5 (UK) 26 x 55 minute episodes This ATV series took viewers into the offices of a (fictitious) daily newspaper - The Globe - on Fleet...

That Thing You Do (1996)

Tom Hanks made his directorial debut with this immensely likeable pop fable about the meteoric rise and fall of The Wonders, a (fictional) all-American small-town rock...

Dinosaurs, The

San Francisco Bay Area supergroup The Dinosaurs formed in 1982. The band originally consisted of Peter Albin of Big Brother and the Holding Company, John...