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      Little-known Facts About the Rovers Return

      The Rovers Return Inn (formerly The Rover's Return Inn and often referred to as The Rovers Return or The Rovers) is located on Coronation Street, Weatherfield and is arguably the most famous public house in...

      Bond’s First XI (and what happened to them)

      Ursula Andress walked from the sea in Dr No in 1962 and became the first of many beautiful women who found fame in James Bond films.  Some of the Bond girls such as Andress and...

      10 Great TV Episodes of Christmas

      Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) As the episode begins, Mary is talking excitedly on the phone at her office desk, planning her Christmas visit with her mother. Right afterwards, her boss Lou Grant (Ed Asner) informs...

      Top 10 Pub Rock Bands

      Pub rock was a British musical genre which endured from the early 1970s to the early 80s. It’s a genre that is defined less by a specific musical style than by the venues that the...

      Top 50 Greatest Toys of all time

      In 2014, executives from 100 British toy companies were invited to cast their votes on the games which they thought had most shaped the industry and childhoods over the last 50 years All of the executives were asked to...

      Top 50 Best-loved British Sitcoms

      Only Fools And Horses has been named as the nation's favourite British sitcom in a poll conducted by Channel 4. The network, which revealed a top 50 list in the two-part TV show Britain's Best Loved...

      Glam Top 20

      From the halcyon days of flying-V guitars, pink trousers, silver satin jackets and glitter on the cheekbones, I present here for your listening pleasure the Nostalgia Central Glam Top 20.

      Top 20 Best Selling Britpop Songs

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      40 Things That Only Happen in Movies

      01. It is always possible to find a parking spot directly outside or opposite the building you are visiting. 02. When paying for a taxi, you don't need to look at your wallet as you take...

      20 most watched TV shows in Australia in the 20th century

      It is impossible to give precise audience figures of the most watched shows of the 20th century in Australia, so this is an approximate ranking, originally compiled by David Dale for the Sydney Morning Herald,...

      10 of the Most Bizarre Concert Lineups

      The Ramones & Toto This is just one of those lineups that makes less and less sense the more you think about it, but The Ramones supported Toto, who were big in the ’70s and ’80s...

      Top 10 rated British TV programmes of 1970

      1. Miss World 1970 (BBC) 10.6 million 2. Benny Hill Show (ITV) 9.3 million 3. Eurovision Song Contest (BBC) 9.2 million 4. This Is Your Life (ITV) 8.9 million 5. Coronation Street (ITV) 8.9 million 6. News At Ten (ITV)...

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      Penda’s Fen (1974)

      Penda's Fen follows pompous and priggish young vicar's son Stephen Franklin (Spencer Banks from Timeslip) through a summer in which he reacts both to the forthcoming pressures of adulthood (he's about to turn 18), to...

      Kathy Kirby Show, The

      1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 6 (UK) 19 x 45 minute episodes In little more than a year, the attractive blonde from Ilford in Essex made a big name as a recording artist, with...

      Last Train, The

      1 9 9 9 (UK) 6 x 50 minute episodes The Last Train debuted on ITV in April 1999 and was promoted at the time by Granada as one of the most expensive drama productions they had ever...

      Play for Tomorrow

      1 9 8 2 (UK) 6 x 60 minute episodes Although these slices of "future" life seem quaint when viewed today, this BBC anthology of science fiction plays offered audiences in 1982 a speculative glimpse into the near...

      RIP Corporal Marsh (Tony Selby)

      6 September 2021 Get Some In! star Tony Selby has died aged 83. His management, LCM Limited, shared a statement on Twitter announcing he had died in London on Sunday (5th September). It read: "With great sadness, we...

      Ed Asner of ‘Lou Grant’ and ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’, dies

      29 August 2021 Seven-time Emmy-winning actor Ed Asner, who starred as tough-talking TV newsroom head Lou Grant on the long-running sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show and the spin-off drama Lou Grant has died, aged 91. His...

      Alice Through the Looking Glass

      1 9 7 3 (UK) 12 x 15 minute episodes Cyril Fletcher played the writer and storyteller Lewis Carroll (real name, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) as he read to Alice (Carol Hollands, pictured above with Fletcher as Carroll) and...