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Some nice old words...

When I say I’ve been threatening to write my Hylton book for many years, I’m not joking. I’ve talked about it on and off for almost twenty years. 1,131 more words

Book News!

Well, it’s done. I signed off on my brand new Jack Hylton biography this evening and one solitary copy is currently being prepared. Once I have it in my grubby hands (in a couple of weeks), then I shall report back and be excited. 64 more words

Ultra-Rare TV Documentary

I’m so excited to be able to share this with you. I’ve been sat on a mysterious video tape for some years and finally I’ve managed to get it transferred. 125 more words

October Update

Is it really a month since I’ve updated this? That’s not good and I apologise, but to be honest I’ve been working really hard. When I get a moment I’ll be posting around fifteen new scores which I’ve been working on, and also re-jigging the page to make it more friendly. 161 more words

More on Alice Hylton and Aladore

I mentioned Lady Alice in an earlier post, but to give some more juicy interest to Aladore, we need to revisit her.

First of all, lets step back to one of Henry’s earlier novels, … 478 more words


Illustrated by Lady Hylton

Before moving on, I wanted to check out the illustrator of Aladore, “Lady Hylton.”

Okay, I am American.  If you pay attention to those things, you may have noticed I don’t bother with the ridiculous special titles for Henry.  107 more words


V&A Archive

Regular readers will know about the Jack Hylton Archive at Lancaster University, and many will know how much time I’ve spent there researching both the upcoming book, Jack Hylton – The Definitive Biography and the upcoming concert,  414 more words