Steptoe and Son is a British sitcom written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson about two rag and bone men living in Oil Drum Lane, a fictional street in Shepherd’s Bush, London. Four series were broadcast by the BBC from 1962 to 1965, followed by a second run from 1970 to 1974. Its theme tune, […]Continue Reading... 4 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.
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.