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Archive for the ‘Television’ Category

  • The Avengers Stage Play

    The Avengers Stage Play

    • 2179 Views • 1960s, TelevisionComments Off

    OK you lot. Who out there knew The Avengers once had their own stage play? Well, neither did we until we stumbled across some rather interesting photos and decided to dig a bit deeper. It was 1971; the stage play was technically tricky and massively ambitious...

  • Six Million Dollar Safari Suit 1970s

    Six Million Dollar Safari Suit

    • 2498 Views • 1970s, TelevisionComments Off

    Sometime back we looked at the original books behind successful films in our Script Bare (geddit?) post and the first book cover in that particular post was Martin Caidin’s 1972 best-selling novel Cyborg. The following year this was snaffled up, loosely...

  • pink panther

    Doug Goodwin – From The Pink Panther to Northern Soul

    • 2991 Views • 1960s, Music, TelevisionComments Off

    Songwriter, composer, pianist, author and carpenter – Doug Goodwin is a man of many talents, a man who has written a number of songs you definitely will have heard of and also the man behind a record that is up there with the very best Northern Soul...

  • Wayne Manor

    Do The Batusi – Wayne Manor Night Club

    • 4428 Views • 1960s, TelevisionComments Off

    Whilst our clubbing years are some way behind us now, if someone had the foresight and ambition to open a Batman themed night-club nearby we’d almost certainly be there in a flash, bang and with a kerpow thrown in for good measure. Admittedly this seems...

  • The Shrimp

    Jean Shrimpton on What’s My Line

    • 1715 Views • 1960s, Fashion, TelevisionComments Off

    These days the phrase What’s my line? probably has a whole new meaning in the world of supermodels. However back in the swinging sixties What’s My Line? was a weekly American game show that had four panelists blindfolded who were given the...