Beer Day Britain falls on the anniversary of the Magna Carta being sealed by King John of England on June 15th 1215 inside which there is a specific clause which states that it is a right for all people to “have your ale served in a standard measure throughout the kingdom”. In other words, if the King says go to the pub, we surely all should?!
There are approximately 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK and there are in excess of 353,800 victims of the disease in Australia.
Many of you will fondly remember the glory days of live radio drama when the wireless ruled the airwaves.
The National Film & Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) have digitally remastered two iconic movies and have made them available to 21st Century audiences on DVD.
Earlier this week we reviewed the first ITV series of Whicker’s World released in full on DVD for the first time in ‘Whicker’s World 1‘ from Network Releasing, now we turn to the second release, ‘Whicker’s World 2: Whicker’s New World’, the second ITV series hosted by Alan Whicker in 1969.
Network Releasing bring fans of classic television another treat with the factual series Whicker’s World released this week. ATV Today takes a look at what you can expect on Whicker’s World 1 – Whicker. The first ITV series from Alan in 1968.
Dr Elizabeth Yardley, Associate Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University ponders ITV drama Marcella
Dr Elizabeth Yardley, Associate Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University has taken a look at Marcella and other female detectives in TV crime dramas.
Speedo International, the world’s leading swimwear brand, has unveiled its line-up of federation swim suits ahead of this year’s summer of sport. The black and gold silhouette of the Fastskin LZR Racer X and Fastskin LZR Racer 2 swimsuits have been updated with a new print design, created in consultation with athletes to make them feel ‘superhuman’ wearing it.
I am delighted that some of Max Varnel’s work has surfaced on DVD; he enjoyed a remarkable career as a director of feature films and television drama in both Britain and Australia.
EastEnders stars have been filming scenes for the saga on-location in Bushey, Hertfordshire this week as Peggy Mitchell is laid to rest.