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 …

Art And Hue ~ PopArt~ Prints~ Entertainment ~Drag ~Retro

I am delighted to have discovered a wonderful art store on line recently called ‘Art and Hue’ It is pop art prints on many various themes. I absolutely love the prints especially as they are on some of my favourite people and retro tv shows including ‘Are You Being Served’, ‘On The Buses’ and ‘George …

What An Honour ~2020~LaVoix~DebbieWileman~ JasonManford~Entertainment ~ TheShowMustGoOn

Well it is that time of year when the Queen announces her honours list of notable worthy people in the country. I am hoping that this year it will be mainly filled with those who have the most important jobs, the people who have kept this country going through the global pandemic. Hospital workers, shop …

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 …

Freddie Frinton Exhibition ~Theatre ~Event ~Entertainment

Earlier this year I attended an exhibition held at ‘Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre’  Lincolnshire, about the life of Freddie Frinton. Freddie Frinton  was born on January 17th, 1909 in Grimsby, England, named at birth Frederick Bittiner Coo. Freddie was a variety and music hall star, as well as a television actor and writer. In 1963, his show …

Act Two Of ‘An Evening At Joe’s’ ~SaveOurWestEnd ~Theatre ~Music

On 5th September 2020 at 8pm it was the second instalment of the live screening ‘An Evening At Joe’s’ on ‘You Tube’. Joe Allen’s opened in 1977 and was a large part of the very busy and vibrant West End which suddenly came to a halt in March due to the Covid 19 virus closing …

Dynasty! The Best 1980’s Show!~RetroTv ~ Entertainment

My favourite ever television programme when I was growing up was ‘Dynasty’. It was not just my favourite programme I was obsessed!! Thank God there was no internet then and no DVDs other wise I hate to think where this would had lead me. As it was I used to get into trouble at school …

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 …

A Comic In A Frock!! The Fabulous Female Impersonator Mr Danny La Rue. ~Entertainment ~Drag

Does anybody recognise this handsome man in this photograph? No? Well this is one of my absolute idols, Mr Danny La Rue. Who,  some of you may ask. If I tell you that he was one of the most famous and fabulous entertainers of the seventies and eighties and at the time was one of …