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Jeremy Thorpe

John Jeremy Thorpe was born on 29 April 1929, the youngest child of a leading lawyer and former Conservative MP, Sir John Henry Thorpe....

Edward Heath

1 9 1 6 - 2 0 0 5 Edward Richard George Heath was born at Broadstairs, Kent, in 1916 and was educated at Chatham...

Joh Bjelke-Petersen

1 9 1 1 - 2 0 0 5 Johannes ("Joh") Bjelke-Petersen was an Australian right-wing politician, leader of the Queensland National Party (QNP) and...

Bill Hayden

William George Hayden was born in Ipswich, Queensland, the son of an Irish-American sailor. He was educated at Brisbane State High School and served...

David Ben-Gurion

1 8 8 6 - 1 9 7 3 Israeli statesman and socialist politician. He was one of the founders of the state of Israel...

Arthur Scargill

British trade-union leader. Elected president of the National Union of Miners (NUM) in 1981, he embarked on a collision course with the Conservative government...

Bobby Kennedy

1 9 2 5 - 1 9 6 8 Younger brother and close associate of John F Kennedy, Robert Kennedy trained as a lawyer, and entered...

Robert Muldoon

1 9 2 1 - 1 9 9 2 New Zealand National Party right-of-centre politician and NZ prime minister from 1975 to 1984. Nicknamed "''Piggy'' Muldoon"...

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Julie London

Born Gayle Peck in 1926, Julie London married actor Jack Webb of Dragnet fame in 1947. They were drawn to each other through a mutual...

Oh Madeline

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 4 (USA) 19 x 30 minute episodes How do you keep from getting bored when you've been married for...

Three Bites of the Apple (1966)

David McCallum took time off from his hit TV series The Man from UNCLE to star in this travelogue comedy set on the Riviera. McCallum...

My Friend Irma

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (USA) 5 x 30 minute episodes Irma Peterson (Marie Wilson) was television's original lovable and curvy dumb blonde. Irma...

Stoppit and Tidyup

1 9 8 8 (UK) 13 x 5 minute episodes This animated children's series of 13 five-minute episodes aired on the BBC in 1988. Stoppit (a small red...

Greystoke: The Legend Of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

In 1886 a shipwreck strands the Greystokes - a British couple of noble lineage - in the wilds of Africa, where the woman gives...

Beck, Bogert & Appice

Plans for guitar virtuoso Jeff Beck to form a power trio with the ex-Vanilla Fudge rhythm section were first mooted in 1969. Both the drummer,...

Man About The House

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 6 (UK) 39 x 30 minute episodes Chrissy (the dark-haired one) and Jo (the blonde one, prone to rambling...