The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists

14 July 2019 Artwork by illustrators from the classic Ladybird Books is to be explored in an exhibition. The books, which started life in Loughborough about...

Dr John, legend of New Orleans sound, dies aged 77

6 June 2019 Mac Rebennack, the pianist, singer, songwriter and producer better known as Dr John, who embodied the New Orleans sound for generations of...

Windsor Davies dies aged 88

17 January 2019 Actor and star of It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Windsor Davies, has died. Davies, 88, who was best known as Battery Sergeant Major...

Jim Rockford’s 1978 Pontiac Firebird For Sale

18 January 2019 The Barrett-Jackson auction company in Scottsdale, Arizona, is currently auctioning one of three Firebird Formulas provided by Pontiac Motor Division to the...

Honey Lantree obituary

23 December 2018 Anne Margot "Honey" Lantree, who has died aged 75, achieved the unique feat of being the first woman drummer in a pop...

John Wicks of The Records dead at 65

John Wicks, frontman of the UK power pop band The Records, has died in Burbank, California, following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was...

Fenella Fielding (1927 – 2018)

11 September 2018 Actress Fenella Fielding has died at the age of 90 after suffering a stroke. She was a serious actress remembered for a single,...

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

16 August 2018 The great American soul singer Aretha Franklin has died at the age of 76. She was reported to have been gravely ill...

David Cassidy has died aged 67

22 November 2017 David Cassidy, whose role in the 1970s show The Partridge Family earned him teen heart-throb status, has died aged 67. Cassidy was in...

Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Fats Domino dies at 89

25 October 2017 Fats Domino, the New Orleans rhythm and blues singer whose hits include Blueberry Hill and Ain’t That a Shame, has died aged...

Easybeats guitarist George Young dead at 70

23 October 2017 George Young, guitarist in the Sixties band The Easybeats and co-producer on AC/DC's first five albums, has died at the age of...

Quest to save Cosgrove Hall children’s TV treasures

20 October 2017 Puppets used for some of the best-loved children's TV characters of the 1970s and '80s are to get urgent repairs to stop them...

ABC To Run Classic Countdown In Original Timeslot

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) will play classic Countdown episodes in the show’s original timeslot from 17 September. Classic Countdown will air on Sunday nights...

US comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

20 August 2017 American comedian Jerry Lewis - famous for his double-act with Dean Martin and his starring role in slapstick comedy films during the...

Didn’t He Do Well? : Bruce Forsyth dies aged 89

18 August 2017 Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. The former Strictly Come Dancing host...

Martin Landau, star of Space 1999 and Mission: Impossible, dies aged...

15 July 2017 Martin Landau has died. He was 89, and his death was confirmed by his publicist "following a short hospitalisation". Arguably Landau’s career high...

Grotbags star Carol Lee Scott dies aged 74

6 July 2017 Children's TV star Carol Lee Scott, best known as Grotbags the witch, has died aged 74. The entertainer appeared in several children's programmes...

TV Batman actor Adam West dies at 88

10 June 2017 Adam West, the US actor best known as the star of the hit 1960s TV series Batman, has died aged 88. West died...

Chuck Berry, Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Dies at 90

18 March 2017 Chuck Berry, the singer, songwriter and guitar great who practically defined rock music with hits including Maybellene, Roll Over Beethoven, Rock &...

Ex-Wham! singer George Michael dies

25 December 2016 Singer George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has said. The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and...

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The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Book Artists

14 July 2019 Artwork by illustrators from the classic Ladybird Books is to be explored in an exhibition. The books, which started life in Loughborough about...

Dr John, legend of New Orleans sound, dies aged 77

6 June 2019 Mac Rebennack, the pianist, singer, songwriter and producer better known as Dr John, who embodied the New Orleans sound for generations of...

Password (Password All-Stars)

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 7 5 (USA) 411 x 30 minute episodes Hosted for 14 years by Allen Ludden - in both daytime and...

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

I Wanna Hold Your Hand is not a movie about The Beatles. It's a film about the fans and the frenzy the Fab Four...

Panic in Year Zero (1962)

The Baldwins are a suburban Los Angeles family, headed by the gruff, controlling dad, Harry (Ray Milland, who also directed the film), and his dutiful...

Tilt (1979)

Brenda Davenport - a.k.a "Tilt" (Brooke Shields) - is a precocious 14-year-old pinball wizard and runaway. She hooks up with Neil Gallagher (Ken Marshall), an...