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Tontine Trouble: The Wrong Box (1966)

“A tontine is, in point of fact, a lottery — a lottery, plain and simple, gentlemen. Into this tontine each parent or guardian has placed for each of you, and in your name, the sum of one thousand pounds sterling. 776 more words


Punk on TV #1 - Revolver

Revolver was like a punk Top of the Pops for the stay up late kids. In my mind it seemed like the closest thing possible to being at an actual gig (without ever having been to an actual gig), and was, for a short time at least, the pop punk highlight of the week’s viewing. 309 more words

Punk Rock

Awful Paradise


TRAPPED IN A PARADISE OF EVIL AND DEATH? Say, what kind of paradise is this, anyway? A paradise of evil and death? That sounds like an AWFUL paradise! 42 more words


ARCHITECTURE - "Archigram" school

Among the various “isms” that develop during the sixties there is a current, a group, known as the “Archigram” that developed around the AA of London. 255 more words


A Song for Europe

We have a Eurovision … no, we have not written a Bucks Fizz record … we see the prospect for a better Britain in a united Europe and have written a heartfelt song to capture that vision. 464 more words

Academy Of Rock

Private Eye

Last Friday evening I was fortunate enough to be in the audience at the National Theatre for An Evening with Private Eye, the satirical magazine’s traditional review of the year. 285 more words

Bedazzled (1967)


Stanley is too shy to admit he’s in love with his co-worker Margaret. He’s ready to give up and take his own life when the devil appears with a bargain. 357 more words

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