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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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Pink Panther, The (1963)

Throughout his career, Peter Sellers won worldwide acclaim for his amazing comedic performances in films like Dr Strangelove (1963) and Being There (1979). However, none of his other comic creations...

Life and Death of Penelope, The

1 9 7 6 (UK) 6 x 60 minute episodes A strangled girl is found in the river. Her name is Penelope Dyer and she is the...

Los Lobos

Four East Los Angeles high school buddies formed Los Lobos (Spanish for "the wolves") in 1973, bought traditional Mexican instruments at pawn shops and...

Man with the Golden Arm, The (1955)

Frustrated at losing On the Waterfront (1954), Frank Sinatra acted swiftly to pip Marlon Brando to Otto Preminger’s adaptation of the bestselling Nelson Algren...

Manimal

1 9 8 3 (USA) 1 x 70 minute episode 7 x 60 minute episodes Dr Jonathan Chase was a gentle, mild-mannered young professor from New York University....

Tarantula (1955)

In the small Arizona town of Desert Rock, Dr Matt Hastings (John Agar) is bewildered by the death of scientist Eric Jacobs from an...

Once Upon A Time In America (1984)

It is 1920 and a band of adolescent Jewish thieves roam New York City's Lower East Side. The years pass and, thanks to Prohibition,...

Party’s Over, The (1963)

Enigmatic young Melina (Louise Sorel) is the runaway daughter of an American magnate who has fallen in with a group of Chelsea beatniks called...