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This “Bird’s Eye View of Magpie” appeared in the TV Times for the week commencing 3 January 1973. The aerial photograph shows the areas the Teddington Studios used…

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Seventy pounds of gelignite ripped through the apartment block at No. 96 Lindsay Street on 8 September 1975 in an attempt to win back viewers…

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Dudley Butterfield (Chard Hayward) High-camp caterer and lifelong movie buff Dudley was involved in a long-running gay relationship with Don Finlayson before he realised he…

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In 2020, with COVID-19 raging and much of the world locked down, working from home and communicating via Zoom and other online video conferencing platforms,…

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On 3 April 1953, a small magazine – about 5 inches by 7½ inches – with Lucy and Desi’s new baby on the cover, appeared…

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The huge success of Playboy magazine, founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner, led to the creation of a chain of ‘Playboy Club’ nightclubs and resorts…

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