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 …

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 …

Behind The Candelabra~ Liberace Film Review ~Entertainment

Now and again you see a film that you love and this film was on the television the other day and is also available on Netflix and it is the story of Liberace and his lover Scott Thorson in  ‘Behind The Candlelabra’ Liberace has always been a fascination of mine.  I loved the glamour and …

Birds Fly Over The Rainbow, Why Then Oh Why Can’t I ? ~JudyGarland ~Entertainment

    I first discovered Judy’s voice on the way back from a caravan trip with my parents.  We stopped at a service station and there was a large box of tapes, yes I am old enough to have tapes in the car!!. It was buy one get one for half price.  I chose Doris …

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 …