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Peter & Gordon

Peter Asher (brother of English actress Jane Asher) and Gordon Waller met in 1959 when they were pupils at London's famous Westminster School. As a singing...

Dave Clark Five, The

Originally a backing group for north London singer Stan Saxon, the Five originally comprised Dave Clark on drums and vocals, backed by various musicians,...

Manfred Mann

Manfred Mann (born Manfred Lubowitz in South Africa in 1940) formed a group in Britain in 1963 called The Manne-Hugg Blues Brothers. Shortening their name...

Animals, The

Alan Price started out as a northern British bluesman, playing with a combo of Hilton Valentine, Bryan 'Chas' Chandler and John Steel on the...

Beatles, The

So it goes like this . . . 15-year-old Paul McCartney hears a Skiffle group called The Quarrymen play on Saturday 6 July 1957. Along with a police dog...

Herman’s Hermits

Herman's Hermits were one of the most interesting of the original wave of British Invasion groups. Unlike The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, The Hermits didn't threaten authority figures...

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Your Mother Wouldn’t Like It

1 9 8 5 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) 21 x 25 minute episodes An innovative children's sketch production - winner of a BAFTA Award for...

Nineteen Eighty-Four

1 9 5 4 (UK) 1 x 107 minute episode Nigel Kneale's adaptation of George Orwell's most celebrated novel was one of the most controversial television programmes...

Leave It To Beaver

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 3 (USA) Ward (Hugh Beaumont) and June (Barbara Billingsley) Cleaver lived at 211 Pine Street, Mayfield, with their children,...

War Game, The

1 9 6 5 (UK) 1 x 50 minute episode This fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city was...

Randall & Hopkirk: Deceased

1 9 6 9 - 1 9 7 0 (UK) 26 x 60 minute episodes When Marty Hopkirk is killed in a hit and run accident, it...

Funky Squad

1 9 9 5 (Australia) 7 x 30 minute episodes D-Generation alumni Santo Cilauro, Jane Kennedy and Tom Gleisner were joined by former Doug Anthony Allstars member...

I Was Monty’s Double (1958)

A true story of soldier and former jobbing actor Meyrick Edward Clifton "Jimmy" James who ended up impersonating Field Marshal Montgomery in a real-life...

Where The Spies Are (1965)

One of the many dozens of James Bond send-ups and rip-offs, this spoofy affair is distinguished by a typically suave and disarming performance from...