Hark - It's a Homegrown Christmas on BBC Television
On song with the news that it will be home grown viewing on BBC TV this Christmas are some of the stars and family favourites that feature in the coprpation's 8, 800, 000 Christmas line-up.They are (from left) Isla St Clair, John Inman, June Whitfield, Kenny Everett, Dana and Jan Leeming.
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British Pop Music - The 1960's - The Misfits - Blackpool - 1964
All girl rhythm group with ambitions as high as the Blackpool Tower are "The Misfits".Left to right: Pauline Moran, 16 year old schoolgirl who plays the bass guitar: Janet bailey, 16 window display student (drums) and Andrea Hine, 17, commercial design student (lead guitar). The girls, all from Blackpool, formed the group four months ago and are self-taught. They write some of their own numbers.
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Entertainment - Television - The Sweeney - London - 1978
Comedians Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise in the Hammersmith grounds of Euston Films today, where they teamed up with tough crimebusters Carter and Regan of "The Sweeney" Fame. Inspector Regan, actor John Thaw (left) and Det Sgt Carter, actor Dennis Waterman appeared as gusts on a Morecambe and Wise Christmas show in 1976. They joked they would only appear if Eric and Ernie agreed to appear in their show, and now the quartet will play in The Sweeney: "Hearts and Minds" an episode of the next series on ITV.
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