Feel the ‘Spirit Of The Radio’ ~ Reviews ~ Views~ DesertIslandDiscs~ Radio ~ Entertainment

When I was growing up the radio played a large part of the entertainment in my home. Radio Two was always playing from the kitchen radio from getting up in the morning until bedtime. There used to be an hour in the evening from 10pm that had different shows such as ‘The Law Game’ ,which …

Sing And Dance A Christmas ~Musicals ~Films ~Entertainment

I have a confession to make and that is I have already started watching Christmas films! I am usually quite good and do not watch them until at least the start of September and then the odd film starts to creep in. There are some films in which Christmas just plays a very minor part …

Dame Vera Lynn ~A National Treasure

It is with sadness that I write of the passing of Dame Vera Lynn. Dame Vera Lynn is, in my eyes, a national treasure. Born 20th March 1917, which at the time of her passing made her 103!  I reported on her 100th birthday https://overtherhinestonerainbow.blog/well-meet-again-happy-100th-birthday-dame-vera-lynn-veralynn-birthday-100-happybirthday-forcessweetheart/ Vera Lynn made her name initially mainly on the radio …

Bombshell Concert ‘Smash’ed It! ~ Smash Stars Reunite ~Entertainment ~Music

If you are a big musical fan, as I am, then I am sure you have watched the TV series ‘Smash’. Smash was first broadcast on the 6th February 2012 until 26th May 2013 by the American network NBC. The creative team for the show included Marc Shaiman and Steven Spielberg. Smash was based on …

Some Enchanted Evening With Doris Day And Claire Teal ~Entertainment ~Music

One of my idols, from musicals, is the beautiful ‘Doris Day’.  The first musicals I saw staring her was when I was a child, ‘Moonlight Bay’ and the sequel ‘By The Light Of The Silvery Moon’.   I also adored ‘Calamity Jane’ and was totally star struck when I worked, many years later, for Howard Keel. …

I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton ~Entertainment ~Music

    Howdy lovelies I hope you are keeping well. Just realised that it is the anniversary to when I went to see one of my idols, the one and only Dolly Parton.It was the ‘Blue Smoke World Tour’ to promote Dolly’s 42nd studio album ‘Blue Smoke’. Have you listened to it?  This particular tour …