Elsa Lanchester made her name as a comedienne and chantreuse in revue and cabaret in 1920s London, as well as an actress in the straight theatre and films. Such was her fame that H. G. Wells wrote three silent film ‘shorts’ especially for her, all made in 1928. It was around that time that she […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Complete episode about Ealing, LondonContinue Reading... No Comments.
A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and the man stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring which is trying to steal top secret information. IMDBContinue Reading... No Comments.
Following its huge success in 2013, Ealing Music & Film Valentine Festival returns in 2014 to light up February’s dark days with a programme to celebrate the rich and varied music, film and dance heritage of one of London’s most culturally enriched boroughs. The Festival will take place in and around the centre of Ealing […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
An exclusive chat to some of the stars of The Ladykillers and audience at the opening night at the Gielgud theatre, London.Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Dad’s Army” was a long running British comedy series created and written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft. The idea of a series came to Jimmy Perry when he realised that many people had forgotten about the contribution the Home Guard had made to the British Home Front during the years of the Second World […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Two great detectives meet each other on the streets of London. A short clip from “The Alphabet Murders” (1965). Hercule Poirot – Tony Randall Miss Marple – Margaret Rutherford Hastings – Robert Morley Mr. Stringer – Stringer DaviesContinue Reading... No Comments.
Classic British comedy from 1953 about two couples adventures at the London to Brighton Commemorative Run. Ambrose finally arrives at the finish line with his latest girlfriend Rosalind and her St Bernard’s Suzy, while his married friends Alan and Wendy are still broken down on a country rode. In a desperate bid to finish the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This was filmed from a tram and shows the streetlife of Ealing, London in 1901. It was originally filmed to show at a fairground and similar events and was meant as a form of entertainment for members of the audience to see if they could spot themselves or someone they knew. Original footage courtesy of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.