The Sixties

Revisiting the Sixties

Michael Jackson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Michael Jackson

Now there is a new series called The Sixties on DVD that was shown on CNN in America and Yesterday in the UK. The subjects are what you'd expect - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the 'British Invasion' focussing on music, civil rights, Vietnam, the coming of age of television, the Space Race, and, of course sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Why the Answer Will Always Be Blowin' in the Wind

Grant Feller | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

Fifty one years ago, Blowin' In The Wind was adopted as some kind of clarion call for an energetic, shackled and questioning youth to stop relying on their elders for answers, to open their eyes to the unfairness around them, to strive to find a different path at the end of which truths would miraculously materialise.

A Magical Time Machine: Dreamboats and Petticoats

David Spencer | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
David Spencer

Dreamboats and Petticoats has returned to the West End for a run until January, apparently to coincide with the release of another compilation in the Dreamboats series. Whatever the reason, it is a hugely welcome return.

Quarantine The Past, Your Generation Didn't Die

William Barns-Graham | Posted 16.10.2012 | Home
William Barns-Graham

Hearing the The Who close the London Olympics closing ceremony last week singing "I hope I die before I get old" I couldn't help but cringe and imagine several millions of people watching wittily remark - "well, that's ironic".

Why You Should Take Your Daughter to Work

Lynne Parker | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lynne Parker

Scanning my complex schedule for last week and disappointed that a meeting I'd been looking forward to had been cancelled, I noted an email from my fa...