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Christmas 1970

Christmas Day 1970 - Friday 25th December 1970
BBC-1 Television
9am Carols: Wandsworth School Choir
9:30am Basil's Christmas Morning
10:00am Christmas Cracker: cartoons
10:25am News Summary
10:30pm Service for Christmas Day from Netherlee Parish Church, Glasgow
11:40am Appeal by Alvar Lidell for the Blind Fund
11:45am Rolf Harris with Children in Hospital
12:35pm The Story of the Silver Skates (film) starring Eleanor Parker, Richard Basehart, John Gregson, Cyril Richard
2:15pm To of the Pops 70 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth and introduces a special Christmas Day film
3:25pm Billy Smart's Circus Spectacular
4:30pm Disney Time
5:10pm Robinson Crusoe: pantomime with Ken Dodd
6:40pm News
6:45pm Christmas Night with the Stars introduced by Cilla Black
8:15pm Charade (film) starring Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn
11:00pm The Good Old Days, with Danny La Rue
11:50pm But Seriously ... Joyce Grenfell.
Cyril Fletcher and Ernie Wise on what the story of the nativity means to them

Christmas Day 1970 - Friday 25th December 1970
BBC-2 Television
10:30-11am Play School
1:30pm Sammy Going South (film) starring Edward G. Robinson
3:25pm The Royal Ballet in Cinderella
5:10pm The Great Inimitable Mr. Dickens: biography based on scenes from his novels
6:40pm It's a Terrible Wate of an Egg: an Edwardian entertainment
7:10pm Julian Bream plays Bach. Diabelli and Villa-Lobos
7:20pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth and introduces a special Christmas Day film
7:44pm News Summary
7:45pm Whom God Hath Joined by Arnold Bennett
9;15pm Bird's Eye View: From Bishop Rock to Muckle Flugga
10:05pm Thirty-Minute Theatre: Waugh on Crime: part 4
10:35pm News
10:40pm The Pentangle: songs from a country church
11:00pm Kiss Me Kate (film) starring Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel

Christmas Day 1970 - Friday 25th December 1970
ITV - Thames Television (London)
8:15pm Sing a Song of Christmas
9:00am Anita in Jumbleland
9:15am Parish Communion from St. Alaban's Cathedral
10:15am Cinema Special
11:00am A Merry Morning
11:30am Laurel and Hardy Cartoon
11:35am Tarzan's Peril (film) starring Lex Barker
1:00pm Kelvin Hall Circus
2:00pm A Gift from Gracie
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth and introduces a special Christmas Day film
3:20pm The Incredible Mr. Limpet (film) starring Don Knotts, Carole Cook, Jack Weston
4:45pm Cinderella, with Dickie Henderson, Vince Hill, Jack Douglas, Lionel Blair, Susan George
5:50pm News
6:00pm All-Star Comedy Carnival

Christmas Day 1970 - Friday 25th December 1970
ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
7:00pm All-Star Comedy Carnival (continued)
8:30pm On The Buses: Christmas Duty
9:00pm The Val Doonican Show
10:00pm News
10:20pm Hush Hush Sweet Charlotte (film) starring Bette Davis, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland (b-w)
12:40pm Church and Fashion

Christmas 1971

Christmas Day 1971 - Saturday 25th December 1971
BBC-1 Television
9am This is Christmas Morning
9:30am Aspel's Christmas Crackers
10:25am News Summary
10:30am Family Service from St. Marty's Parish Church, Moseley, Birmingham
11:30am The Order of St. John: appeal
11:35am The Basil Brush Show
12noon Rolf Harris: Meets the Kids in hospital
12:50pm Ken Dodd: We Want to Sing
1:15pm Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game
2:15pm Top of the Pops 71 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:15pm The Black and White Minstrel Show
5:00pm Aladdin, with Cilla Black
6:30pm News
6:40pm Christmas Night With the Stars:
Englebert Humperdinck, Lulu, Vera Lynn, Harry Secombe, The New Seekers, Dick Emery
8:00pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
9:05pm Arabesque (1966 film) starring Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren
10:45pm The Good-Old Days: Old-time music-hall from Leeds
11:35pm The Countryman at Chrostmas
11:55pm Refelctions on a Nativity painting

Christmas Day 1971 - Saturday 25th December 1971
BBC-2 Television
10:30am Play School: The Christmas Story
10:55-11:20am How the Grinch Stole Christmas (cartoon film)
2:15pm Christmas on 2
2:20pm The Man Who Loves Giants: film about David Shepherd
3:10pm Royal Ballet in La Fillemal gardee
4:50pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
5:00pm I Can See It All, or The Grand Illusion, with Dudley Foster, Elvi Hale
5:30pm A Distant Trumpet (1964 film) starring Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette
7:20pm News
7:25pm The Barrets of Wimpole Street (1957 film) starring Jennifer Jones, John Gielgud, Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna
9:05pm Laurie Lee's Cider with Rosie. with Rosemary Leach
10:45pm National Folk Ballet of Korea
11:15pm News
11:20pm Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie (1964 film) starring Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Martin Gabel, Louise Latham

Christmas Day 1971 - Saturday 25th December 1971
ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
8:15am Carols from Kirkare from the Castle Museum, York
9am Cartons
9:15am United Free Church Service from Princes Street Congregational Church, Norwich
10:15am A Merry Morning, with John Alderton, Daisy May, Saveen
10:45am Children's Christmas Cinema
11:30am Captain Sinbad (film) starring Guy Williams
1:00pm Christmas Singalong, with The Bachelors, Moira Anderson, Sacha Distel, Howard Keel, Andee Silver
2:00pm The Kelvin Hall Circus
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm King Solomon's Mines (1950 film) starring Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger
5:00pm A Variety of Reg Varney
6:00pm News
6:05pm Mike and Bernie Winters' All Star Christmas Comedy Carnival
8:35pm Around the World in Eighty Days (film) starring David Niven, Robert Newton, Cantinflas, Shirley MaClaine
10:00pm News
10:10pm Around the World in Eighty Days (film continued)
11:40pm It Matters to Me, with Leonard Parkin and Anne Allen

Christmas 1972

Christmas Day 1972 - Monday 25th December 1972
BBC-1 Television
9:30am This is Christmas Morning
10:00am Mr Benn
10:15am News Summary
10:20am Service for Christmas Morning
11:25am Appeal: Television for the Deaf
11:30am A Stockingful of Stars, from the National Children's Home, Harpenden
1:30pm The Black and White Minstrel Show
2:10pm Top of the Pops 72 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:10pm Dick Whittington, with Dick Emery, Peter Noone
5:45pm News
5:55pm Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game
6:55pm Christmas Night with the Stars: with Cilla Black, The Young Generation, Lulu
8:15pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
9:15pm Barefoot in the Park (1967 film) starring Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Mildred Natwick, Charles Boyer
11:00pm The Good Old Days (1953-1973)
11:50pm A Story for Christmas
12:00pm Weather

Christmas Day 1972 - Monday 25th December 1972
BBC-2 Television
11:00am Play School
11:25am The Point (cartoon with music)
12:40pm The Vanishing Hedgerows
1:30pm Look Stranger: The World of Jane Phillips
1:55pm News Headlines
2:00pm Golf Story 72, with Tony Jacklin, Lee Trevino, Gary Player
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Henry V (1944 film) starring Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks Renee Asherson
5:15pm Call My Bluff
5:45pm The Childhood of Christ, by Berlioz
7:25pm The Stallion: a man's efforts to capture a black stallion
8:15pm La Sylphide: film from French Television of the romantic ballet
9:25pm The Stone Tape (play) with Michael Bryant, Jane Asher, Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bates, Reginald Marsh
10:55pm News
11:00pm America, by Alistair Cooke, part 7: A Firebell in the Night
11:50pm Fred Astaire on The Dick Cavett Show

Christmas Day 1972 - Monday 25th December 1972
ITV - Thames Television (London)
8:30am A Concert for Christmas
9:15am The Enchanted House
9:30am A Merry Morning
10:00am Clapperboard's Christmas Cracker
10:45am Service: St. George's Chapel, Windsor
12:00noon Gulliver's Travels (film)
1:15pm Mary Chipperfield's International Circus
2:00pm The Flight of the Snow Geese
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm That Riviera Touch (1966 film) with Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise
4:50pm Opportunity Knocks Christmas Special!
5:35pm News
5:45pm All Star Comedy Carnival
7:30pm Coronation Street
8:00pm The Comedians
8:30pm The Way West (film) starring Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Richard Widmark, Lola Albright
10:00pm News
10:15pm The Way West (film continued)
11:00pm The Love Goddesses (1965 film) Hollywood's own history of sex in the movies (b-w)
12:30am Reconcilliation

Christmas 1973

Christmas Day 1973 - Tuesday 25th December 1973
BBC-1 Television
9:35am Along the Trail
9:50am The Selfish Giant (cartoon)
10:15am News Headlines
10:20am Family Communion from Wimbourne Minster, Dorset
11:25am Appeal, National Council for One-Parent Families
11:30am A Stocking Full of Stars from the National Children's Home, Harpenden
1:30pm The Black and White Minstrel Show
2:15pm Top of the Pops 73 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:15pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:20pm Pantomime: Robin Hood with Terry Scott, Hugh Lloyd, Freddie Davies, Anita Harris, Billy Dainty, Dana
5:55pm News
6:05pm Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game
7:05pm The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show
7:35pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
8:35pm The Odd Couple (1968 film) starring Walter Mathau, Jack Lemmon
10:20pm News
10:30pm Gala Performance, with Michael Flanders, Norma Burrowes, Jacques Loussier Play Bach Trio,
Galina Smasova, Andre Prokovsky, Ballet Foklklorico of Mexico, Nigel Kennedy, New Philhamonia Orchestra
11:35pm Ghost Story: Lost Hearts by M.R. James
12:10am Weather

Christmas Day 1973 - Tuesday 25th December 1973
BBC-2 Television
11:00am Play School
11:30am To Earth From Heaven ... with the Bishop of Gloucester
11:35am White Christmas (1954 film) starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen
1:30pm Palio (film) narrated by Robert Hardy
2:00pm A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens (cartoon)
2:30pm What's My Line
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:15pm Far From the Madding Crowd (1967 film) starring Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch, Alan Bates
5:55pm The Railrodder (1965 Canadian film) starring Buster Keaton
6:20pm Les Marottes de Paris
6:50pm Face the Music
7:30pm News
7:35pm Swan Lake (1966 film) starring Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev
9:15pm Alice Through the Looking Glass (play)
with Brenda Bruce, Freddie Jones, Geoffrey Bayldon, Judy Parfitt, Richard Pearson, Sarah Sutton
10:30-12:05am Quatermass and the Pit (1967 film) starring James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover

Christmas Day 1973 - Tuesday 25th December 1973
ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:00am Rainbow
9:20am Sally and Jake
9:30am On the Twelfth Day
10:00am A Merry Morning
10:30am Service from Roman Catholic Chapel of St. John Fisher High School, Harrogate
11:00am Lad: a dog (film)
1:00pm Chipperfield's Circus
2:00pm The Glories of Christmas, with Princess Grace of Monaco, Janet Baker, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks, Gerald Harper
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:00pm Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (film) starring Rosalind Russell, Susan Saint James, Van Johnson, Robert Taylor
4:50pm Queen of Hearts, with Danny La Rue
6:20pm News
6:30pm All-Star Comedy Carnival
8:00pm Tommy Cooper's Christmas
9:00pm Von Ryan's Express (film) starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard
10:00pm News
10:15pm Von Ryan's Express (film continued)
11:20pm Celebration, with Geraint Evans, Barry John

Christmas 1974

Christmas Day 1974 - Wednesday 25th December 1974
BBC-1 Television
8:45am Carols from Canterbury
9:25am Camberwick Green
9:40am Cartoons
10:25am Appeal: National Deaf Children's Society
10:30am Christmas Morning Service from Killearn Kirk
11:25am A Stocking Full of Stars, from the National Children's Home, Harpenden
12:25pm Way Out West (1937 film) starring Laurel and Hardy (b-w)
1:25pm Holiday on Ice
2:15pm Top of the Pops 74 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:05pm True Grit (1969 film) starring John Wayne
6:10pm News
6:15pm Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game
7:15pm Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
8:05pm Mike Yarwood
8:45pm Bridge on the River Kwai (1957 film) starring William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins
11:20pm News
11:25-12:20am Parkinson takes a look at Morecambe and Wise

Christmas Day 1974 - Wednesday 25th December 1974
BBC-2 Television
11:00-11:25am Play School
2:55pm To You and All Mankind
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Golf 74: discussion
4:05pm La Traviata, with Elizabeth Harwood, Norman Bailey, Jon Brecknock
6:10pm Henry V (1944 film) starring Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks, Renee Asherson, Esmond Knight
8:25pm Evel Knievel
8:45pm Futtock's End (1970 film) starring Michael Hordern, Ronnie Barker, Roger Livesey
9:30pm News
9:35pm Face the Music
10:20-11:05pm When the Angels ...

Christmas Day 1974 - Wednesday 25th December 1974
ITV - Thames Television (London)
8:45am Carols in Kirkgate, from the Castle Museum, York
9:20am A Story from the Bible
9:30am Sooty's Christmas Party
10:00am Service from Sandringham Parish Church, Norfolk
11:00am A Merry Morning
11:30am Captain Nemo and the underwater City (film) starring Robert Ryan, Chuck Connors
1:15pm Christmas Rock with 45
2:00pm David Nixon's Christmas Magic
3:00pm The Queen Speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (film) starring Sarah Miles, Terry-Thomas
5:35pm News
5;45pm Meet Peters and Lee
6:15pm Tommy Cooper
7:15pm This Is Your Life
7:50pm The Undefeated (film) starring John Wayne, Rock Hudson
10:00pm News
10:15pm Private Lives
10:45pm For This Christmas Only, with Sir Geraint Evans, Spike Milligan, Dame Flora Robson, Rachel Roberts,
Kiri te Kamaua, Ryland Davies
11:45pm What Was He Like?

Christmas 1975

Christmas Day 1975 - Thursday 25th December 1975
BBC-1 Television
9:00am Ragtime
9:15am Hark the Herald Angels Sing
10:00am The Happy Prince
10:25am Appeal: National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
10:30pm Service from St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in the presence of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh
11:45am Rod Hull and Emu
12:20pm Laurel And Hardy (b-w)
1:20pm Holiday on Ice
2:10pm Top of the Pops 75 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:05pm The Wizard of Oz (film) starring Judy Garland
5:45pm News
5:50pm Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game
6:55pm Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em
7:40pm Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
8:45pm Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (film) starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katherine Ross
10:30pm The Good Old Days, music hall from the City Varieties, Leeds
11:20pm News
11:30pm Parkinson Meets Bob Hope
12:30pm Weather

Christmas Day 1975 - Thursday 25th December 1975
BBC-2 Television
11:00-11:25am Play School
1:25pm Yes to Man by Alan Ecclestone
1:30pm Christmas Day Play Away
2:05pm Prince Charles, Pilot Royal
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Swan Lake, ballet, with Margot Fonteyn, Rudolf Nureyev
4:45pm In Deepest Britain
5:35pm Nice One, a Cockney wedding
5:50pm The Yearling (film) starring Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman
7:55pm Great Big Groovy Horse, rock-musical romp
8:45pm The Evacuees by Jack Rosenthall. International Emmy Award Winner 1975
10:00pm News
10:05pm Poems and Pints
10:30pm Presents Past. Victorian and Edwardian Toys
11:00-1:25am Guys and Dolls (film) starring Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine

Christmas Day 1975 - Thursday 25th December 1975
ITV - Thames Television (London)
9:00am Rainbow
9:15am A Heavenly Place
10:00am Service, from Luss Parish Church, Loch Lomond
11:00am A Merry Morning
11:45am Harold Lloyd's World of Comedy (b-w)
1:15pm Jack Parnell and the Big Band Show
2:00pm Chipperfields Christmas Circus
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Doctor in Trouble (film) starring Leslie Phillips, Harry Secombe, Robert Morley, James Robertson Justice
4:45pm Captain Noah and His Floating Zoo
5:10pm News
5:20pm Bay City Rollers Show, with Gilbert O'Sullivan
6:20pm Christmas Celebrity Squares
7:00pm Crossroads
7:30pm Get Some In
8:00pm Love Thy Neighbour
8:30pm The Taming of the Shrew (film) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton
10:00pm News
10:15pm The Taming of the Shrew (film continued)
11:00pm Beneath the Christmas Tree
11:55pm The Gabriel Assignment

Christmas 1976

Christmas Day 1976 - Saturday 25th December 1976
BBC-1 Television
8:40am Ragtime
8:55am Sing Noel!
9:45am Hong Kong Phooey (cartoon)
10:10am Angela Rippon: appeals for Televisionj for the Deaf
10:15am Christmas Morning Service: from Coventry
11:15am Rod Hull and Emu: guest Rolf Harris, from New Mills, Derbyshire
11:45am Four Clowns (1970 compilation film) starring Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Charley Chase, Buster Keaton (b-w)
1:20pm Holiday on Ice: introduced by Brian Matthew
2:10pm Top of the Pops '76 (part 1): introduced by Noel Edmonds and Dave Lee Travis
featuring no.1 records of the year by: Abba, J.J Barrie, Elton John and Kiki Dee, Queen, Demis Roussos, Silk, The Wurzels,
and dancers: Legs & Co.
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:15pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:15pm Oliver! (1968 film) starring Rod Moody, Oliver Reed, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis, Mark Lester, Jack Wild
6:35pm Evening News, with Peter Woods
6:45pm Bruce Forsyth and The Generation Game: with Anthea Redfern
7:45pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show: guests, Elton John, John Thaw, Denis Waterman, Kate O'Mara,
Marion Montgomery, and The Nolans
8:45pm Airport (1969 film) starring Burt Lancaster, Dean martin, Jean Seberg, Jacqueline Bisset, George Kennedy
10:55pm News, with Peter Woods
11:00-12:10am The Parkinson Magic Show: Michael Parkinson

Christmas Day 1976 - Saturday 25th December 1976
BBC-2 Television
12:10pm Reflections
12:15pm Horizon: The Mystery of King Arthur and the Round Table
1:05pm Play AwAY: with Brian Cant, Toni Arthur, Chloe Ashcroft, Derek Giriffiths, Lionel Morton
1:40pm Carols from King's College, Cambridge
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:15pm The Snow Queen: A fairy tale for television
4:20pm Alice Through The Looking Glass: with Brenda Bruce, Freddie JOnes, Goeffrey Bayldon, Judy Parfitt, Richard Pearson,
and Sarah Sutton as Alice
5:30pm Audition
5:35pm News on 2
5:45pm Aika, the Polar Bear
6:35pm Forty Years: A raid on the BBC Archives
9:20pm Late News on 2
9:25pm Survival in Limbo: a true experience relived by Duncan Carse, marooned in South Georgia, a remote island
on the edge of the Antartic.
10:15pm Sing all ye Faithfull
11:00-1:00am Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942 film) starring James Cagney, Walter Huston, Joan Leslie

Christmas Day 1976 - Saturday 25th December 1976
ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
8:45am Carols from Durham Cathedral: with Roy Dotrice
9:30am The Legend of the Christmas Messenger
10:00am Christmas Morning Service: from Boxgrove Priory Church, Boxgrove, Surrey
11:00am A Merry Morning: from Harrogate General Hospital, Yorkshire, with Jimmy Tarbuck and magician Johnny Hart
11:30am Doctor Doolittle (1968 film) starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough
2:15pm Christmas Supersonic: From the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
Guest of Honor is Princess Margaaret chairman of the I.C.A.A. (Invalid Children's Aid Association)
Guest Hosts: Russell Harty & Joanna Lumley
Music Guests: The G Band, John Miles, Guys 'n' Dolls, Linda Lewis,, Marc Bolan, Garry Glitter,
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm Please Sir! (1971 film) starring John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, Joan Sanderson, Noel Howlett
5:00pm New Faces: introduced by Derek Hobson: judges: Jack Parnell, Les Reed, Shaw Taylor, Muriel Young
6:00pm ITN News at Six, with Gordon Honeycombe
6:10pm Christmas Sale of the Century: quizmaster Nicholas Parsons
6:45pm The John Curry Ice Spectacular: with Millicent Martin, Julia McKenzie, David Kernan, Wayne Sleep, Peggy Fleming
8:00pm Waterloo (1970 film) starring Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins, Virginia McKenna
10:25pm ITN News
10:35pm Two's Company: Eliane Stritch, Donald Sinden in A Loving Christmas
11:05pm Celebration: with Sir Geraint Evans, Petual Clark, Ray Smith, Angharad Rees
12:00-12:30am The Story of Silent Night: narrator Redvers Kyle

Christmas 1977

Christmas Day 1977 - Sunday 25th December 1977
BBC-1 Television
8:55am Star Over Bethlehem, Christmas music
9:55am Playboard
10:10am Appeal, Wells Cathedral
10:15am Christmas Worship from All Saints Parish Church, Kingston-upon-Thames
11:15am The Bear who Slept through Christmas (cartoon film)
11:40am National Velvet (film) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney
1:40pm Are You Being Served?
2:10pm Top of the Pops '77 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:05pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
4:05pm The Wizard of Oz (film) starring Judy Garland
5:45pm Basil Through the Looking Glass, with Basil Brush and Howard Williams
6:15pm News
6:25pm Family Carols from the Albert Hall
7:15pm Bruce Forsyth and the Generation Game
8:20pm The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show
8:55pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show
10:00pm News
10:05pm Funny Girl (film) starring Barbra Streisand, Omar Sharif
12:30pm Weather

Christmas Day 1977 - Sunday 25th December 1977
BBC-2 Television
12:45pm Sing All Ye Faithful: Carols from St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill
1:30pm News Review presents a continental holiday with deaf children
2:15pm The World About Us: The Predators (wildlife film)
3:00pm Alpha Omega (cartoon)
3:10pm The Lively Arts-in Performance: Coppelia, ballet, music by Delibes
4:40pm In Deepest Britain: Plants and animals by the sea
5:10pm Celebration: Portrait of the Queen's summer Jubilee tour
5:40pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
5:50pm Storm Boy (film) starring Greg Rowe, Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil
7:15pm Thanks for the Memory: The viewer's view of television
9:35pm Christmas Past, introduced by James Cameron
10:05pm Country Holiday: Music with Crystal Gayle, Larry Gatlin, George Hamilton IV, Pete Sayers
10:50pm News
10:55-12:45am The Big Sleep (film) starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall (b-w)

Christmas Day 1977 - Sunday 25th December 1977
ITV - London Weekend Television (LWT)
8:45am Carol Concert, from Wells Cathedral
9:45am Cartoons
10:00am Parish Mass, from Our Lady of St Oswin's Tynemouth
11:00am A Merry Morning, with Jimmy Tarbuck, Guy Kent, The Wurzels, Roger Stevenson
11:45am Cartoons
12noon Robinson Crusoe and the Tiger (film) starring Hugo Stiglitz
2:00pm Just William
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:10pm To See Such Fun: Four decades of film fun
4:40pm Emu's Christmas Adventure
5:40pm News
5:45pm The Muppet Show: with Julie Andrews
6:15pm Sale of the Century
6:40pm Stars on Christmas Sunday: Bing Crosby, Gracie Fields, Mary O'Hara, Harry Secombe
7:15pm Young Winston (1972 film) starring Robert Shaw, Anne Bancroft, Simon Ward
10:05pm News
10:05pm Stanley Baxter's Greatest Hits (repeat)
11:30pm Celebration: The Joys of Christmas in Words and Music
12:30am Christmas Message from the Archbishop of Cantebury

Christmas 1978

Christmas Day 1978 - Monday 25th December 1978
BBC-1 Television
8:55pm Christmas Carols from Cambridge (a repeat of last nights programme on BBC2)
9:50am The Flumps
10:05am Christmas Day Worship: from Knutsford Methodist Church, Cheshire
11:05am The Spinners at Christmas: from a Dickensian Street at York Museum
11:35am Clambake (1967 film) starring Elvis Presley
1:10pm Holiday on Ice: introduced by Brian Matthew
2:00pm Top of the Pops '78: introduced by Noel Edmonds, with dancers Legs & Co
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:20pm Larry Grayson's Generation Game: with Isal St Clair
4:20pm The Sound of Music (1965 film) starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
7:10pm Evening News, with Peter Woods
7:15pm Some Mothers do 'Ave 'Em: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice
8:00pm The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show: guests Abba, with Janet Brown
8:45pm True Grit, a Further Adventure (TV film) starring Warren Oates
10:20pm News, with Peter Woods
10:30pm Parkinison at the Pantomime: Michael Parkinson and guest Arthur Askey
11:35-12:10am Christmas Ghost Story: Ice House

Christmas Day 1978 - Monday 25th December 1978
BBC-2 Television
11:05-11:30am Play School: presenters Sarah Long, Don Spencer
2:30pm Sounds of Christmas: from the Royal Albert Hall, London
3:20pm The Snow Queen: A fairytale for television
4:20pm Christmas Matinée: Dersu Uzala (1975 Russian film with English subtitles) staring Maksim Munzuk
6:35pm Magoo on 2
6:40pm Baker on Board: Richard Baker
7:15pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
7:35pm Anne Hughes: starring Elin Jenkins
8:35pm News on 2
8:45pm The Count of Monte Cristo: Music by Franz Lehar, (sung in German with English subtitles)
10:20pm The King's Singers: Sing Christmas
10:50pm Swing Time (1936 film) starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (b-w)
12:30-12:50am Late Night Story: Tom Baker reads The Emisary by Ray Bradbury

Christmas Day 1978 - Monday 25th December 1978
ITV - Thames Television (London)
8:45am The Christmas Story
9:00am The Wotsit from Whizz-bang: Enter the wotsit
9:10am Pipkins
9:25am Christmas Clapperboard: with Chris Kelly
10:00am A Merry Morning: with Jimmy Tarbuck, Animal Kwackers, Mike Harding, Ward Allen
from the National Children's Home, Harrogate, Yorkshire
10:45am The Christmas Morning Service: from St. George's Chapel, Windsor
12:00noon Living Free (1972 film) starring Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire
1:30pm Crossroads
2:00pm 3-2-1: host Ted Rogers, guests Jack Douglas, Duggie Brown, Chris Emmett
celebrity couples: Terry Wogan, Clodagh Rodgers, Pat Coombs, Mike Channon, and Rachel Heyhoe Flint, play for charity
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:20pm Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973 film) starring Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins
4:55pm Billy Smart's Christmas Circus
6:05pm ITN News
6:15pm The Muppet Show: guest Danny Kaye
6:45pm Diamonds Are Forever (1971 James Bond film) starring Sean Connery, Jill St. John
9:00pm The Morecambe and Wise Christmas Show: guests Leonard Rossiter, Frank Finlay, Syd Lawrence and his Orchestra
10:15pm This is Your Life: with Eamonn Andrews
11:00pm ITN News
11:10pm Ghost Story: starring Larry Dann, Vivian Mackerall, Murray Melvin
with: Marianne Faithfull, Penelope Keith, Barbara Shelley
12:30-12:45am Meditation: Bed Time Story by C.P. Taylor. A one-act play for Christmas.

Christmas 1979

Christmas Day 1979 - Tuesday 25th December 1979
BBC-1 Television
9:00am Star over Bethlehem (repeat of last night's programme)
10:00am Morning Service: The young children of Christ Church, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff
11:00am Bagpuss
11:15am The Spinners at Christmas, from Thoresby Hall on the edge of Sherwood Forest
11:45am Black Beauty (1971 film) starring Mark Lester
1:30pm John Curry: Ice Skating from Queens Ice Skating Club in London
2:00pm Top of the Pops '79 (part 1)
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:20pm Larry Grayson's Generation Game, with Isla St. Clair
4:20pm The Gnome-Mobile (1966 Disney film) starring Tom Lowell, Walter Brennan
5:45pm News, with Peter Woods
5:50pm Blankety Blank, with Wendy Craig, Patrick Moore, Beryl Reid, Kenny Everett
6:30pm All Creatures Great and Small (first in new series)
7:20pm The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show
8:00pm To The Manor Born: Christmas Special
8:30pm The Sting (1973 film) staring Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw
10:45pm Parkinson at Christmas, with Barry Humphries
12:05am Close Down

Christmas Day 1979 - Tuesday 25th December 1979
BBC-2 Television
11:00-11:25am Play School
3:00pm A Hard Day's Night (1964 film) starring The Beatles (b-w)
4:25pm Christmas Day Concert from Amsterdam
5:30pm A Christmas Carol, with Michael Hordern, John Le Mesurier (repeat)
6:30pm Baboushka, music by Donald Swann
7:20pm News and Weather
7:30pm The Front Garden
8:30pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
8:50pm Sutherland and Pavarotti in Recital, from the Lincoln Center, New York
10:05pm Face the Music: Joyce Grenfall (last appearance before her recent death), David Attenborough,
Robin Ray, guest Sir Robert Mayer
10:45-12:50am Cabaret (1972 film) starring Liza Minelli, Michael York, Joel Gray

Christmas Day 1979 - Tuesday 25th December 1979
ITV - Thames Television (London)
8:45am Beautiful Morning: Carols from the choir of St. Winifred's School, Stockport, Cheshire, with Burl Ives
9:00am The Christmas Story: told by Paul Copley
9:15am A Merry Morning: Songs and Comedy with, Jimmy Tarbuck, Animal Kwackers and others,
from the National Children's Home, Harrogate
10:00am Christmas Morning Service: from Harpenden Methodist Church, Hertfordshire
11:00am Lassie (1978 TV film) with John Reilly
12:45pm Walt Disney Classics (cartoons)
1:00pm Christmas Oh Boy: Hit Songs of the 1950s and 1960s, sung by Joe Brown and the Bruvvers, Billy Hartman and others
1:30pm Crossroads
2:00pm Star Games: Grand finale, Comedy Stars v. TV Presenters
3:00pm The Queen speaks to the Commonwealth
3:15pm Goldfinger (1964 James Bond film) starring Sean Connery
5:10pm News
5:15pm 3-2-1: Christmas edition, guests Terry Scott, Bill Maynard, Wilfrid Brambell
6:15pm George and Mildred
6:45pm The Three Musketeers (1973 film) starring Michael York, Oliver Reed
8:45pm Christmas with Eric and Ernie, guests David Frost, Glenda Jackson
9:45pm This Is Your Life Special
10:30pm News
10:40pm Cleo Laine: Cleo's Christmas
11:40pm Mystery at Love House (film) starring Robert Wagner, Sylvia Sidney, Joan Blondell, Dorothy Lamour, John Carradine
1:00am A Child is Born: Christmas chants from the monks of Farnborough Abbey, Hants.

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A recently commissioned portrait of former Capital Radio (Capital FM) news producer and art dealer John Stewart Hardman, painted from life at his London home, by expressionist artist Stephen B Whatley.

The oil painting was completed in the single sitting of approximately 3 hours that the artist - whose portrait of Barack Obama was published in TIME magazine in 2008 - requires to complete a portrait from life. The previous photograph on this site shows the artist working on the portrait.

The work of Stephen B Whatley is on daily public display at Tower Hill where his commission of 30 paintings for the Tower of London is permanently reproduced through out Tower Hill Underpass that leads to the Tower of London.

The artist's work is in collections worldwide & in public collections including BBC Heritage, The Royal Collection, London Transport Museum & Westminster Cathedral.

Stephen B Whatley's many portrait sitters, over the last twenty years include: actors Alec McCowen CBE and Sir Ian McKellen; TV presenter Sarah Greene; actresses, Frances Barber, Elizabeth Dawn MBE, Dame Judi Dench, Susan Hampshire OBE, Siân Phillips CBE, Alison Steadman OBE, Julie Walters OBE, Barbara Young, Carol Royle, Maria McErlane, Virginia McKenna, Lana Morris, Nyree Dawn Porter OBE, Finty Williams & Barbara Windsor MBE; art collector Christopher Bowles; casting director Paul de Freitas; comedienne & writer Jo Brand; actor,comedian & singer Brian Conley; Veuve Cliquot Businesswoman of the Year, Patsy Bloom; entrepreneur, Ivan Massow; fashion designer, Matthew Williamson; veteran politicians, Tony Benn MP and Baroness Castle of Blackburn; county court judge, Angus Hamilton; and barrister, Michael Mansfield QC.

Oil on canvas
30 x 24in/76 x 61cm
Private collection, Manchester, UK.
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John Stewart Hardman, former Capital Radio (Capital FM) news producer and art dealer with his recently commissioned portrait by expressionist artist Stephen B Whatley, soon after the completion of the painting.

The oil painting was completed in the single sitting of approximately 3 hours that the artist - whose portrait of Barack Obama was published in TIME magazine in 2008 - requires to complete a portrait from life.

The work of Stephen B Whatley is on daily public display at Tower Hill where his commission of 30 paintings for the Tower of London is permanently reproduced through out Tower Hill Underpass that leads to the Tower of London.

The artist's work is in collections worldwide & in public collections including BBC Heritage, The Royal Collection, London Transport Museum & Westminster Cathedral.

Stephen B Whatley's many portrait sitters include: actors Alec McCowen CBE and Sir Ian McKellen; TV presenter Sarah Greene; actresses, Frances Barber, Elizabeth Dawn MBE, Dame Judi Dench, Susan Hampshire OBE, Siân Phillips CBE, Alison Steadman OBE, Julie Walters OBE, Barbara Young, Carol Royle, Maria McErlane, Virginia McKenna, Lana Morris, Nyree Dawn Porter OBE, Finty Williams & Barbara Windsor MBE; comedienne & writer Jo Brand; & entrepreneur, Ivan Massow.

Oil on canvas
30 x 24in/76 x 61cm
Private collection, Manchester, UK.
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MUSIC NEWS Scotland advertiser: Eoghan Colgan


Eoghan's superb new album "And So We Look Up" has just been released and is available on all good digital platforms including iTunes, it's a blend of soul, singer-songwriter heartfelt emotion and anthemic rock. Eoghan presents 13 songs spanning 16 years of songwriting with his unique inimitable style.
soundcloud.com/eoghancolgan/sets/and-so-we-look-up


"an incredible voice" Amanda Ghost
"one heck of a voice" Jim Gellatly


Whilst working as a medical student in a bush hospital in Africa, Eoghan contracted a near-fatal dose of malaria. His only comfort was a cassette of Jeff Buckley's 'Grace' - a fate that changed his life. With a voice now endlessly compared to Jeff Buckley, Eoghan's near death experience became a calling to music.


"The Jeff Buckley-esqe agility of his voice made for a quietly enthralling curtain-raiser" Q Magazine


"One heck of a voice" Jim Gellatly, BBC Scotland


"Eoghan has a God-given talent, that being his incredible voice. With the right help and development he could go on to sell millions of albums" Amanda Ghost (President of Epic Records and co-author of Jame's Blunts 'You're Beautiful")


In 2007 Eoghan stunned the London music industry winning the O2 Undiscovered music bursary for being the most exciting new act in the UK.


Eoghan has shared a stage with: Tom Jones, the Manic Street Preachers, Athlete, Hard Fi and Kate Nash among many others.


Eoghan has performed at the:
- Q Magazine Awards Launch Party; O2 Arena, London
- Wireless Festival, Hyde Park
- Grazia Magazine Awards Ceremony, London
- The Scottish Fashion Awards Ceremony, Stirling Castle
- Moblie Phone World Conference, Barcelona
- Guinness 250 Arthur's Day Celebration, Dublin


Eoghan has released two singles on his own label (Eject Records) which have been play-listed on dozens of nationwide radio stations including RTE1 in Ireland and BBC Scotland.


Consistently selling-out in the Glasgow Music Scene, Eoghan has recently completed UK and American tours to rave reviews. Eoghan has also recently completed the full soundtrack to a new independent British Movie starring theatrical legends Virginia McKenna and Keith Michel, touted newcomer Vanessa Kirby and even a cameo from Strictly Come Dancing's Len Goodman. Three songs have already featured on American TV Shows including “Mike and Molly” on CBS and The Comedy Chanel and, most recently, “Smash” on NBC produced by Steven Spielberg!


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British actress and conservationist Virginia McKenna, 82, in the grounds of the Serena Hotel in Nairobi, Feb 24, 2014. The founder of the Born Free Foundation, who played Joy Adamson in the 1966 film Born Free, called on politicians, the church and leaders of society to persuade their followers that craving ivory is "craving death".
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Eilean Bàn
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Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Bàn ('White Island') is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island. Originally home just to the lighthouse keepers and their families, it later became the residence of the author and naturalist, Gavin Maxwell.

Although internationally known for its association with Maxwell and with otters, Eilean Bàn supports a wealth of wildlife and natural heritage of both local and national importance. Nature trails (suitable for wheelchair users) wind around the island leading to different points of interest, including the award winning wildlife hide, a viewing platform and a sensory garden.

Guided visits to the island, including the Maxwell museum (a reconstruction of his 40ft living room with original artifacts, recreated by Virginia Mckenna) and Teko the otter's memorial stone, are booked through the Bright Water Visitor Centre in Kyleakin.

To savour the unique experience of staying on the island, exclusive self-catering accommodation is available.

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Eilean Bàn
From the website:
Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Bàn ('White Island') is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island. Originally home just to the lighthouse keepers and their families, it later became the residence of the author and naturalist, Gavin Maxwell.

Although internationally known for its association with Maxwell and with otters, Eilean Bàn supports a wealth of wildlife and natural heritage of both local and national importance. Nature trails (suitable for wheelchair users) wind around the island leading to different points of interest, including the award winning wildlife hide, a viewing platform and a sensory garden.

Guided visits to the island, including the Maxwell museum (a reconstruction of his 40ft living room with original artifacts, recreated by Virginia Mckenna) and Teko the otter's memorial stone, are booked through the Bright Water Visitor Centre in Kyleakin.

To savour the unique experience of staying on the island, exclusive self-catering accommodation is available.

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Eilean Bàn
From the website:
Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Bàn ('White Island') is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island. Originally home just to the lighthouse keepers and their families, it later became the residence of the author and naturalist, Gavin Maxwell.

Although internationally known for its association with Maxwell and with otters, Eilean Bàn supports a wealth of wildlife and natural heritage of both local and national importance. Nature trails (suitable for wheelchair users) wind around the island leading to different points of interest, including the award winning wildlife hide, a viewing platform and a sensory garden.

Guided visits to the island, including the Maxwell museum (a reconstruction of his 40ft living room with original artifacts, recreated by Virginia Mckenna) and Teko the otter's memorial stone, are booked through the Bright Water Visitor Centre in Kyleakin.

To savour the unique experience of staying on the island, exclusive self-catering accommodation is available.

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Russian postcard by Izdanije Byuro Propogandy Sovietskogo Kinoiskusstva, no. 4, 1973. This postcard was printed in an edition of 40.000 cards. Retail price: 8 Kop.

Handsome leading man Oleg Vidov (1943) was a sex symbol of his generation in the former Soviet Union. Since 1961 he starred in some 50 films, and many are still played on Russian television today.

Oleg Borisovich Vidov was born in Filimonki, a suburb of Moscow, ussr (NOW Russia) in 1943. His parents were Varvara Vidova, a teacher, and Boris Nikolaievich Garnevich, an economist. As a child he lived with his mother, who worked for the Soviet government in the field of education in Mongolia and East Germany. When his mother was sent to China on assignment, he went to live with his aunt Anuta in Kazakhstan. Eventually he moved with his mother and aunt to Moscow. At 18, competing against hundreds of would-be actors, he was accepted to the acting department of the state film school VGIK. In 1961, he made his film debut with a bit part in the drama Друг мой, Колька!../Drug moy, Kolka!../My friend Kolka! (1961, Aleksandr Mitta, Aleksei Saltykov). Eleanor Mannikka at AllMovie: “This was an unusual comedy for its day in the USSR. Put together by two graduate students in film, the story tweaks the establishment with some fairly sharp barbs. At the receiving end of the satire is the rigid, party-line, slogan-spouting school system and its load of propaganda.” In 1964, he played a bear-turned-man who falls in love with a princess in Обыкновенное чудо/Obyknovennoye chudo/An Ordinary Miracle (1964 Erast Garin). This wonderful fairy love story was partly filmed in the Vorontsov Palace. Next, Vidov starred in Метель/Metel//The Blizzard (1964,Vladimir Basov), based on a story by Alexander Pushkin. He played another prince charming in the fairy tale Сказка о царе Салтане/Skazka o tsare Saltane/The Tale of Tsar Saltan (1967, Aleksandr Ptushko) with Larisa Golubkina. In 1968, he went to Yugoslavia for the romance /Ima ljubavi, nema ljubavi/ (1968, Nikola Rajic) with Olivera Katerina, and the war drama Uzrok smrti ne pominjati/ Do Not Mention the Cause of Death (1968, Jovan Zivanovic) starring Bekim Fehmiu. He also appeared in the Yugoslavian production Битка на Неретви/Bitka na Neretvi/Battle of Neretva (1969, Veljko Bulajić) based on the true events of World War II. The Battle of the Neretva was due to a strategic plan for a combined Axis powers attack in 1943 against the Yugoslav Partisans. The plan was also known as the Fourth Enemy Offensive and occurred in the area of the Neretva river in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Battle of Neretva is the most expensive film made in the SFR Yugoslavia. It was first of the huge state-sponsored World War II film productions and had a staggering budget (anywhere between $4.5 million and $12 million) approved personally by Yugoslav president Josip Tito. In the cast were global stars like Sergei Bondarchuk (who had just won an Oscar for War and Peace), Yul Brynner, Franco Nero, Orson Welles, Hardy Krüger and Sylva Koscina. Battle of Neretva was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not win. Vidov was then cast for another historical epic Ватерлоо/Waterloo (1970), directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De Laurentiis. The cast included Rod Steiger (as Napoleon Bonaparte), Christopher Plummer (as the Duke of Wellington), Orson Welles (Louis XVIII of France), Jack Hawkins, and Virginia McKenna. Waterloo depicts the story of the preliminary events and the Battle of Waterloo, and is famous for its lavish battle scenes.

In Cuba Oleg Vidov plated a poor Irish cowboy in the western Всадник без головы /Vsadnik bez golovy/The Headless Horseman (1972, Vladimir Vaynshtok), with Lyudmila Saveleva. The film was based on a novel by the 19th-century Irish-American adventure writer ‘Captain’ Thomas Mayne Reid, whose works were much read in the Eastern Bloc. Cuban actors played the Hispanic characters and the black slaves; Soviet actors the Caucasians and Native Americans. Vidov appeared in another communist western, the DEFA production Tecumseh (1972, Hans Kratzert) featuring Gojko Mitic. For the animation film Maugli/Adventures of Mowgli (1973, Roman Davydov), he dubbed one the characters. The film, based on the book by Rudyard Kipling, was produced by Soviet animation studio Soyuzmultfilm. Other films in which he appeared were the Yugoslavian production Jad/Misery (1975, Kiril Cenevski), and the crime film Крик тишины/Krik tishiny/Scream of Silence (1983, Arya Dashiyev). In 1985, Oleg Vidov emigrated to the U.S. (using his half-Jewish origin) and began acting in films and television there, without success. He married producer Joan Borsten and appeared in her production Red Heat (1988, Walter Hill) starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a taciturn law-enforcement officer from Russia. Vidov also helped Schwarzenegger to shape the role. The following year he had a part in the erotic drama Wild Orchid (1990, Zalman King) starring Mickey Rourke. In 1992, the Vidovs obtained the international distribution rights to the award-winning Soyuzmultfilm Studio animation library. Their firm FBJ (Films By Jove) helped popularize Russian animation around the world. Together they produced numerous series based on animation they digitally restored from the Soyuzmultfilm library including Animated Classic Showcase, Mikhail Baryshnikov's Stories from My Childhood, Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, Masters of Russian Animation, The Adventures of Cheburashka and Friends, and Animated Soviet Propaganda. Incidentally Vidov appeared in Hollywood productions. The most interesting was the political thriller Thirteen Days (2000, Roger Donaldson) about the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Opposite Kevin Costner, Vidov played a supporting role as the Soviet Ambassador to the United Nations. In 2007 Vidov and his wife sold the library to a Russian oligarch. Today, Oleg Vidov is Chairman of the Board at Malibu Beach Recovery Center, a drug treatment facility in Malibu, California. Vidov and his wife Joan Borsten-Vidov, who is the CEO, purchased it from Dr. Yakov Marshak (the facility was previously known as the Marshak Clinic). The Malibu Beach Recovery Center has been featured on television shows such as A&E's Intervention and Oprah.

Sources: Charlotte Parker (IMDb), Eleanor Mannikka (AllMovie), Kartoshka167, Wikipedia (English and ) and IMDb.

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R.J. Minney: Carve her name with pride.
The story of Violette Szabo G.C.
Pan Books 1958 (2nd printing).
Movie tie-in starring Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield and Jack Warner.
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The story of Violette Szabo G.C.
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Movie tie-in starring Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield and Jack Warner.

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East-German postcard by VEB Progress Filmvertrieb, Berlin, no. 86/89, 1969.

British stage and screen actress Virginia McKenna (1931) is also known as a wildlife campaigner. During her long and successful career she won several awards, including the British Academy Award for Best Actress for A Town Like Alice (1956). Her most popular role has been in Born Free (1966) opposite her husband Bill Travers.

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The little village of Glenelg hidden in its pretty valley once the easiest crossings for Skye lay at the end of its winding road from Shiel Bridge.
Terry Nutkins the well known wildlife broadcaster who died recently lived in Glenelg spending his youth at Lower Sandaig(Camus Fearna in the book) with Gavin Maxwell his guardian who wrote the best selling novel,"Ring of Bright Water" about his tame otter Mij. This book was later made into a film starrlng Bill Travers and Virginia McKenna.

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Eilean Bàn (Scottish Gaelic meaning White Island) is a six acre island[5] off the coast of mainland Scotland, between Kyle of Lochalsh and the Isle of Skye, in Highland. The island supports a column of the Skye Bridge, which crosses the mouth of Loch Alsh from the mainland to Skye.

Eilean Bàn is owned by the Scottish Ministers, but since 1998 has been managed by the Eilean Ban Trust as a wildlife sanctuary. The trust was set up by the local community councils in collaboration with actress Virginia McKenna's Born Free Foundation to preserve local wildlife.[6] A thriving otter population was the inspiration for author Gavin Maxwell (1914–69) who lived there. Eilean Bàn was also home to John Lister-Kaye, who wrote his book The White Island[7] about his time there, working for Maxwell.

Kyleakin Lighthouse is situated at the south-western end of Eilean Bàn. It was built by David and Thomas Stevenson in 1857, and is linked to a pair of keepers' houses. The lighthouse was automated and converted to use acetylene gas in 1960. Following the start of construction of the Skye Bridge, the lighthouse was decommissioned in 1993. It is a Category B listed building.[8]

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Flickr Land Rover Lion Kick Starts the Pride of Cape Town with Queen's Brian May

(L to R) Kerry Ellis, Brian May and Virginia McKenna in front of the Land Rover lion at V & A Waterfront, Cape Town.

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Flickr Virginia McKenna OBE. 1992 by Stephen B Whatley
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British actress of stage, film & television, Virginia McKenna (1931-) as painted by expressionist artist, Stephen B Whatley, in a sitting at her home in October 1992.

In motion pictures from 1952, Virginia McKenna is perhaps best -remembered for her 1966 film, Born Free; and her lifelong devotion to animal welfare led to the formation of the charity, The Born Free Foundation in 1991.

Ms McKenna and her husband, the late actor and fellow wildlife activist, Bill Travers (1922-1994) also set up the charity, Zoo Check; to which Stephen donated cartoon illustrations to support one of their campaigns.

In 2004, Ms McKenna was awarded the OBE (Order of the British Empire) by HM Queen Elizabeth II, for services to wildlife and the arts; and in 2009, published her autobiography, The Life In My Years.

Oil on canvas
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Film version of the Puffin paperback. Photo on the rear cover of Peggy and Nancy Blackett. "The cover shows scenes from Nat Cohen's presentation for Anglo EMI of a Theatre Projects Film Production of Arthur Ransome's SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, starring Virginia McKenna and Ronald Fraser. 1983 reprint. £1.75
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Film version of the Puffin paperback. Photo on the front cover Swallow and Amazon. "The cover shows scenes from Nat Cohen's presentation for Anglo EMI of a Theatre Projects Film Production of Arthur Ransome's SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS, starring Virginia McKenna and Ronald Fraser. 1983 reprint. £1.75
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The British actress Carol Royle, painted by expressionist artist Stephen B Whatley in March 2005.

Ms Royle- star of television, theatre and film -sat with great grace as she had her portrait painted at her home, in the single sitting that the artist requires. Stephen was greatly moved by the peace she exhuded throughout; capturing her iconic beauty, framed by her naturally long tresses of flaxen hair.

Carol Royle is but one of many actors to have had their portraits painted by Whatley; his other sitters including Dame Judi Dench, Frances Barber,Virginia McKenna, Sian Phillips, Julie Walters Sir Ian McKellen & Alec McCowen.

To see Carol Royle at home, recently, with her portrait; and to read more about her career, please see the next photograph; or click the link: www.flickr.com/photos/stephenbwhatley/6291548057/in/photo...

Carol Royle. 2005 by Stephen B Whatley
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Private collection of Ms Royle, UK
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Virginia McKenna of the Born Free Foundation
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"Sólo tienes que mirar a un pájaro en una jaula y preguntarte ¿por qué los pájaros tienen alas?..."
Virginia McKenna

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Virginia McKenna and most of the child cast in Swallows and Amazons
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Flickr Drawn...to Darfur - a selection of artwork by celebrities

All Drawn...to Darfur artwork is for sale at auction with proceeds going to the families in Darfur. Please see www.kidsforkids.org.uk or email contact@kidsforkidsorg.uk for more information.

Artists include:

HRH The Prince of Wales (His Royal Highness has requested that the picture by him of the terrace at his house at Highgrove, which he has donated to Kids for Kids to help children in Darfur, should not be displayed on the internet. For details of this special limited edition (20 only) signed lithograph which is in a gilded frame and presented in a silk lined blue leather box decorated with His Royal Highness' Fleur de Lis, please email contact@kidsforkids.org.uk Bids start at £4,000 for this special picture.)

Vicki Ambery-Smith
Lord Jeffrey Archer
Lord Paddy Ashdown GCMQ KBE PC
Quentin Blake CBE FCSD RDI
Hamish Blakely
John Blashford-Snell OBE
John Bly FRSA
Michael Bond OBE
Lord Melvyn Bragg FRSL FRTS FRS FBA
Elkie Brooks
Kay Burley
James Butler MBE RA
Flavia Cacace
David Cameron PC MP
Desmond Carrington
Richard Chalmers
Martin Clunes
Brian Conley
Eileen Cooper RA
Lord John Cope PC
Wendy Craig
Lol Creme
Barry Cryer OBE
Gino D'Acampo
Danielle de Niese
Ken Dodd OBE
Lady Deidre Dyson
Julie Etchingham
Anna French
Richard Fuller
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw CBE RA
Jenny Handley
Peter Harrap
Rolf Harris CBE
Anne Heche
Eamonn Holmes
Dame Kelly Holmes DBE MBE
Ken Howard OBE RA
Lord Geoffrey Howe CH QC PC
Jonathan Huxley
John Inverdale
Lady James OBE FRSA FRSL (P.D. James)
Brian Kay
Nicholas Kay
Lady Glenys Kinnock FRSA
Lord Neil Kinnock PC
Ruth Langsford
Lord Nigel Lawson PC
Prue Leith CBE
Robert Lindsay
Lawrence LLewelyn-Bowen
Julian Lloyd-Webber
Ruth Lorenzo
Joanna Lumley OBE FRGS
Darryn Lyons
Andrew Marr
John Marshall
Virginia McKenna OBE
Julia McKenzie
Tamzin Outhwaite
Nicholas Owen
Cornelia Parker OBE RA
Patricia Parker MBE
Lord Chris Patten CH PC
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
Lord John Prescott PC
Andy Priaulx MBE
Jan Pronk
Lord Puttnam CBE FRSA
Diana Quick
Lady Ruth Rendell CBE
Sir Cliff Richard OBE
General David Richards GCB CBE DSO
Paul Riley
Denise Robertson MBE
Dominique Salm
Michael Sandle RA
Prunella Scales CBE
The Most Rev & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu Archbishop of York
Brian Sewell
Cathy Shipton
Faryl Smith
Lord David Steel KT KBE PC
Alastair Stewart OBE
Tania Still
David Suchet OBE CBE
Rabbi Jackie Tabick
Chris Tarrant OBE
Peter Thompson
Sherree Valentine-Daines
James Whale
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Flickr Terry Jacques. 1996 by Stephen B. Whatley
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A portrait of hairdresser Terry Jacques painted from life by expressionist artist Stephen B. Whatley.

The painting (oil on canvas, 30 x 24in/76 x 61cm) was completed in a single sitting of approximately 3 hours at Mr Jacque's London home.

Whatley's portrait tribute of Barack Obama was published in TIME magazine in 2008 ; and his many portrait sitters include TV presenter & director of Flying TV, Sarah Greene; actors, Frances Barber, Elizabeth Dawn MBE, Dame Judi Dench, Susan Hampshire OBE, Alec McCowen CBE, Dame Siân Phillips, Alison Steadman OBE, Julie Walters OBE, Barbara Young, Carol Royle, Maria McErlane, Virginia McKenna, Lana Morris, Nyree Dawn Porter OBE, Finty Williams & Dame Barbara Windsor ; casting director Paul de Freitas; comedienne & writer Jo Brand; actor,comedian & singer Brian Conley; entrepreneur, Ivan Massow; fashion designer, Matthew Williamson; and barrister, Michael Mansfield QC.

The work of Stephen B Whatley is on daily public display at Tower Hill where his commission of 30 paintings for the Tower of London is permanently reproduced through out Tower Hill Underpass that leads to the Tower of London.

The artist's work is in collections worldwide & in public collections including BBC Heritage, The Royal Collection, London Transport Museum, Newman University & Westminster Cathedral. See more at : www.stephenbwhatley.com

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Virginia McKenna and Jenny Agutter launched Remember A Charity Week with a live radio day. Virginia McKenna supported the campaign on behalf of the Born Free Foundation, whilst Jenny Agutter was supporting on behalf of Action for Children.
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BORN FREE FOUNDATION

Photograph of Virginia McKenna taken by Bill Travers

The photo is of Virginia McKenna and ‘Girl’, a 12 month old lioness who was the main animal actor in the film Born Free. After filming was complete Girl was subsequently returned to the wild by George Adamson. She features in Bill Travers’ documentary The Lions Are Free. This photo was taken when Virginia and Girl were out on the plains to the north west of Mount Kenya in the early morning. It was part of the ‘getting to know you’ process.

The Born Free Foundation is a dynamic international wildlife charity, devoted to compassionate conservation and animal welfare. The image captures the extraordinary relationship between an individual human being and an animal. It was a relationship that portrayed the love they held for each other, which was at the core of Born Free and which underpins so much of what Born Free Foundation stands for today.

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Flickr NATURE: “The Born Free Story: 50 Years Later”- Virginia McKenna
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During PBS’ NATURE: “The Born Free Story: 50 Years Later” session at the TCA Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles on August 5, 2010, actress, campaigner and founder and Trustee of the Born Free Foundation Virginia McKenna, OBE, filmmaker Sacha Mirzoeff and series executive producer Fred Kaufman discuss what’s changed since the rescue and release of three lion cubs by the Adamson family.

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During PBS’ NATURE: “The Born Free Story: 50 Years Later” session at the TCA Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles on August 5, 2010, actress, campaigner and founder and Trustee of the Born Free Foundation Virginia McKenna, OBE, filmmaker Sacha Mirzoeff and series executive producer Fred Kaufman discuss what’s changed since the rescue and release of three lion cubs by the Adamson family.

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Virginia McKenna OBE (born 7 June 1931, London) is a British stage and screen actress, author and wildlife campaigner.
In 1956, McKenna won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress for her performance in the film, A Town Like Alice and two years later was nominated for Best Actress again for her role as the World War II SOE agent Violette Szabo, in 1958's Carve Her Name with Pride.
However, McKenna is best remembered for her 1966 role as Joy Adamson in the true-life film Born Free for which she received a nomination for a Golden Globe. Bill Travers, her real life husband, co-starred with her, portraying conservationist George Adamson, and the experience led them to become active supporters for wild animal rights and the protection of their natural habitat. McKenna appeared in An Elephant Called Slowly, a travelogue of what it was like years ago in Kenya, Africa. The film features her close friend conservationist George Adamson and also elephants Eleanor (raised by conservationst Daphne Sheldrick) and young Pole Pole. The death of Pole Pole in a zoo was to lead to Virginia and Bill founding the organization Zoo Check. This led to McKenna and her husband becoming involved in the Zoo Check Campaign in 1984 and to their establishing the "Born Free Foundation" in 1991.
On the stage, in 1979 she won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a British musical for her performance opposite Yul Brynner in The King and I. Over the years she appeared in more motion pictures but also was very active with television roles and on stage where she continues to make occasional appearances.

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Flickr Coniston: Bank Ground Farm (Swallows and Amazons setting)
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From their website.....
"Bank Ground Farm is a Grade II listed Farmhouse that has been dated back to the 15th Century. Set on the Eastern shores of Coniston water it commands uninterrupted views over the Lake to Coniston Village and its magnificent backdrop of Lake District fells the focal point of which is the 2635ft summit of Coniston Old Man.

The farmhouse building has been providing bed and breakfast accommodation for over 50 years. This Grade II listed 15th Century building with original low ceilings, exposed oak beams, and open log fires creates a welcoming atmosphere throughout the year.

We remain a working farm of some 60+ acres rearing both cattle and sheep. The lambs around Easter time are a favourite with both children and adults alike.

The provision of self-catering holiday cottage accommodation started when some of the original farm buildings were converted in the late 1980's. Each cottage has been carefully restored retaining many original features such as exposed oak beams. All the cottages are comfortable and spacious, each one with its own individual charm.

Our traditional Lake District farm is steeped in literary history, Bank Ground Farm is perhaps best known as “Holly Howe” the name given to it by Arthur Ransome when it acted as a part inspirational source for his famous children’s story Swallows & Amazons, in which the house and its lakeside setting become the fictional home, Holly Howe, of the Walker children. Their adventures set on, in and around Bank Ground Farm and Coniston Water have become well loved the world over. The farm was extensively used in the 1974 film version of Swallows and Amazons starring Virginia McKenna and Donald Fraser.

Arthur Ransome was a prolific writer of children's books. Born in Leeds in 1884, it was his father, a nature-loving history professor, who inspired his love of the outdoors and nurtured a passion for fishing. As a child he enjoyed active, outdoor holidays: sailing, camping and exploring the countryside. He used many of these holiday settings for his children's stories, notably the much loved Swallows and Amazons, a book that sits comfortably in the category of "timeless classic" and remains one of his most popular titles for young people.

It is the wholesome story of four young children, John, Susan, Titty and Roger, who set out in their boat (the Swallow of the title) to an island of adventure. All seems well until they encounter their enemy. At first they are angry at the invasion of their peaceful haven by these Amazon pirates, Nancy and Peggy, who claim ownership of the land. But in time a truce is called and the Swallows and Amazons become firm friends. Camping under open skies, swimming in clear water, fishing, exploring and making discoveries is the stuff of dreams which serves to make this so charming a tale. The author manages to capture the innocence of a time when all this was real and possible. Swallows and Amazons will transport children to a fantastical place where they can play safely and roam freely, without an adult in sight.

This spirit, hopefully you will agree, still remains today which is what makes Bank Ground Farm such an idyllic place to stay and keeps people coming back year after year."

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Flickr Celebridades se unen a la lucha animal.


A continuacion una pequeña lista de famosos vegetarianos que en varias oportuniades han manifestado su repudio hacia la explotacion animal, muchos han aprovechado su fama para hacer campañas en contra de esta misma causa:


•GENIOS VEGETARIANOS:

Albert Einstein
Pythagorus
Voltaire
Leonardo Da Vinci
Charles Darwin
Sir Isaac Newton
Platon
Jean Jacques Rousseau
George Bernard Shaw
Isaac Bashevis Singer
Socrates
Mark Twain


•FAMOSOS VEGETARIANOS ( algunos actores):

Carrie Ann Moss (Matrix)
Tobey Maguire (Hombre araña)
Joaquin Phoenix (Del gladiador)
Richard Gere (de mujer bonita)
Natalie Portman
Edward Furlong (John Connor - terminator I )
Alicia Silverstone
Alissa Milano
David Duchovny (expedientes X)
Rosanna Arquette
Alex Baldwin (Actor americano)
Drew Barrymore
Kim Basinger
Dan Castellaneta (voz de Homer Simpson)
Cameron Diaz
Horlando Bloom
Christian Bale
Josh Hartnett
Naomi Watt
Elijah Wood (Frodo)
Kate Winslet
Rachael Leigh Cook
James Cromwell
Sara Crowe
Amanda Dickinson
Mike Farrell
Michael J. Fox
Fiona Fullerton
Bob Gunter
Brad Pitt
Woody Harrelson
Nigel Hawthorne
Mariel Hemmingway
Sherrie Hewson
Dustin Hoffman
Penny Horner
Reina James
Louise Jameson
Jean Kasem
Cheryl Kennedy
Lindy Lawton
Jarrett Lennon
Jennie Linden
Rachel Lindsay
Joanna Lumley
Cal Macaninch
Virginia Madsen
Charlotte Martin
Bill Maynard
Paul McGann
Glenda McKay
Ian McKellen
Virginia McKenna
Rue McLanahan (Las Chicas de Oro)
Amanda Mealing
Spike Milligan
Hayley Mills
Anthony Perkins
Polly Perkins (Trish en Eldorado)
River Phoenix
Tracey Pollen
Linda Regan
Eric Richard
Brooke Shields
Cathy Shipton
John Gordon Sinclair
Marina Sirtis (Star Trek)
Liv Tyler
Clint Walker
Pamela Armstrong
Andrea Arnold
Bob Barker
Phil Cool
Barbara Edwards
Larry Hagman
Kevin Nealon
Leonard Nimoy (Spock en Star Trek)
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Christine Elise
Pam Ferris
Michael J. Fox
Jennie Garth
Bob Gunter
Woody Harrelson
Mariel Hemmingway
Ashley Judd
Gerard Kennedy
Cloris Leachman
Willamina Love
Joanna Lumley
Vanessa Marcil
Rue McClanahan
Alexandra Paul
Cassandra Peterson


• CANTANTES VEGETARIANOS:

Abnegation (Punk Rock) Band out of Penn (vegano)
Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)
Annie Lennox (Cantante de Eurythmics)
Antony Kiedis (Voc. Red Hot Chili Ppeppers)
Barry White (Vegano)
B52s
Belinda Carlisle
Benjamin Zephaniah
Beverley Craven
Billy Idol
Blur
Bob Dylan
Boy George
BOYAA T.R.I.B.E
Brad Delp
Bryan Adams
Captain Sensible
Carol Decker (Cantante fundador de T' Pau)
Cathy Dennis
Charlie Burchill (Guitarrista de Simple Minds)
Charlie Watts (Stones)
Chris Martin (Voc. Coldplay)
Chris Novoselic (Nirvana)
Chrissie Hynde
Consolidated
Corinne Drewery (Swing Out Sister)
Damon Albarn (Blur)
Daniel Johns (Cantante y guitarrista de Silverchair)
Dave Davies (Kinks)
Dave Goodman (Sex Pistols)
Dave Scott
David Gedge
Dee Anderson
Des'ree (Cantante pop britanico)
Dick Dale (King of surf)
Dizzie Gillespie
Doris Pearson (Five Star)
Doug Savor
Dweezil, Moon, Ahmet, Diva Zappa (Hijos de Frank Zappa)
Earth Crisis (Hardcore Band)
Eddie Grant
Eddie Jackson (Queensryche)
Eddie Vedder (Cantante principal de Pearl Jam)
Edgar Froese (Fundador y cabeza de Tangerine Dream)
Edward Kowalczyk (Cantante principal de 'LIVE')
Elkie Brooks
Elvis Costello
Emmanuel (Cantante mexicano)
Enrique Bunbury (Héroes del Silencio)
Farin Urlaub (Cantante del grupo aleman "Die Ärzte")
Fini Tribe
Fiona Apple
Gary Barlow (Take That)
Gary Clail
Gary Glitter
Geoff Tate (Cantante de Queensryche)
George Harrison (Beatles)
Gladys Knight
Grace Slick
Heather Small
Howard Jones (Cantante y compositos britanico)
Ilan Chester (Cantante y compositor, nació en Israel, creció en Venezuela)
Indigo Girls
Jackie Quinn
James
Jane Weidlin (ex Go-Go's)
Jason Orange (Take That)
Jeff Beck
Jessica Cody (Vocalista de Brunswick Spirit)
Jim Kerr (Cantante de Simple Minds)
Jimmy Somerville
Joan Armatrading
Joan Baez (Cantante de folk)
Joe Jackson
John and Yoko Lennon
John Dankworth
Johnny Marr
Jon Anderson (Yes)
Juan Gabriel (Cantante y Compositor mexicano)
Judith Durham (The Seekers)
Julian Cope
Julie Felix
Justine Frischman (Elastica)
K D Lang
Kate Bush
Keith Potger
Keni St George
Kevin Godley
Kirk Hammett (Guitarrista de metallica)
Kirsty Hawkshaw (Opus III)
Larry Mullen Junior (Bateria y fundador de 'U2')
LaToya Jackson
Lene Lovich
Lenny Kravitz
Leonard Cohen (Poeta canadiense y músico)
Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes)
Lisa Loeb
Living Colour
Marilyn
Marisa Robles
Mark Owen (Take That)
Martin & Gary Kemp (Spandau Ballet)
Martin Barre (Guitarrista de Jethro Tull)
Martin Gore (Depeche Mode)
Meatloaf
Michael Bolton
Michael Diamond (Beastie Boys)
Michael Franks (Cantante de jazz)
Moby (vegano)
Montserrat Caballe (Cantante de ópera española)
Morrissey (Cantante de The Smiths)
Mutabaruka
Natalie Merchant (ex- 10.000 Maniacs)
Neil Codling (Suede)
Nekro (Músico argentino)
Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub)
Olivia Newton John
Omar Hakim (Perteneció al primer grupo de Sting)
Ozzy Osborne
Paul & Linda McCartney
Peter Buck (REM guitarrista)
Peter Cunnah (Ream)
Peter Frame
Peter Gabriel
Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
Polly Jean Harvey
Prince
Rebel MC
Ricardo Mollo (Rockero argentino, novio de Natalia Oreiro)
Ricardo Montaner (Cantante nació en Argentina, creció en Venezuela)
Richard Thompson
Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
Rikki Rocket
Ringo Starr (y su esposa, Barbara Bach)
Robert Smith (The Cure)
Rose Alba
Sarah Cracknell (St Etienne)
Sarah McLachlan
Sarah Washington
Seal
Shelter
Shirley Bassey
Sinead O'Connor
Sinitta
Siouxsie Sioux
Steve Howe (Guitarrista de Yes)
Steve Perry (Journey)
Steve Vai
Susannah Hoffs (ex Bangles)
Tanita Tikaram
Terry "Geezer" Butler (Ozzy Osbourne)
The Beloved
The Captain & Tennille
The Shamen
Tim Rogers
Tom Scholz
Tony Hicks (Hollies)
Vanessa Williams
Vijay Hariharan (Puritan)
Vivian Campbell (Def Leppard)
Weird Al Yankovic
Wendy James (Transvision Vamp)
Wendy O. Williams (cantante principal de Plasmatics)
Willy M (London Beat)
Womack & Womack
Yehudi Menuhin



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Flickr A Dog's View: Ivan Massow by Stephen B Whatley
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© Stephen B Whatley

Taxi, a Jack Russell owned by British entrepreneur and businessman Ivan Massow, views the portrait of his master holding him in his arms, painted by expressionist artist Stephen B Whatley in September 2009.

Whatley's other portrait sitters including actors Dame Judi Dench, Frances Barber,Virginia McKenna, Sian Phillips, Carol Royle, Julie Walters , Barbara Windsor & Sir Ian McKellen, TV Presenter Sarah Greene & barrister Michael Mansfield QC. The artist's portrait of Barack Obama was published in TIME magazine in 2008.

The artist's work is in collections worldwide & public collections including the London Transport Museum, BBC Heritage, The Royal Collection & Westminster Cathedral; whilst there is a permanent public walkway of his 30 works commissioned by the Tower of London just outside Tower Hill Station, London.

To view this painting up close & read the story of the portrait sitting, please click the link:
www.flickr.com/photos/stephenbwhatley/3977659324/

'Ivan Massow & Taxi'. 2009
Oil on canvas,
30 x 24in/76 x 61cm
Collection of Mr Massow, London, UK
www.stephenbwhatley.com

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Flickr Dirk Bogarde with Virginia McKenna
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Scanned by me from the rare 1958 Dirk Bogarde fan book "All About Dirk Bogarde" from the Fans' Star Library.
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Private portrait session with Born Free actress Virginia McKenna at her home in Surrey.
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Flickr Maureen Swanson
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Dutch postcard, sent by mail in 1960. Photo: Rank. Publicity card for Robbery Under Arms (1957, Jack Lee).

Scottish actress Maureen Swanson (1932) was a pretty, elegant, brunette leading lady in British films of the 1950’s. After her marriage to the count of Dudley she retired.

Maureen Swanson was born in 1932, in Glasgow, Scotland. Her father was a businessman. When her parents immigrated to South Africa, she decided to stay behind in Great Britain. She was educated at schools and convents in Scotland, before she went to Paris to study ballet. In 1951 she had the lead in the Drury Lane production of Carousel. She made her film debut in John Huston’s drama Moulin Rouge (1952) as one of the women around Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (José Ferrer). In 1952 there was a much-publicized kiss from Errol Flynn at the London airport and there was talk of Flynn giving her a contract, but she said no. She appeared in memorable films like The Valley of Song (1953, Gilbert Gunn), the adventure film Knights of the Round Table (1953, Richard Thorpe) starring Robert Taylor and Ava Gardner, and the British Film-Noir Third Party Risk (1954, Daniel Birt) opposite Lloyd Bridges. In 1955 she made her tv debut in Great Britain, even though she had already acted and danced in a series of six films made for American television.

In 1956 Maureen Swanson appeared in four films. She starred opposite Norman Wisdom in the comedy Up in the World (1956, John Paddy Carstairs). She played a supporting part in the award winning war drama A Town Like Alice (1956, Jack Lee) with Peter Finch and Virginia McKenna. She had another secondary role in Jacqueline (1956, Roy Ward Baker). And in The Spanish Gardener (1956, Philip Leacock) she appeared opposite Dirk Bogarde. That year she was introduced to the Queen at the Royal Film Performance of The Battle at the River Plate at the Empire Theatre, London. Along with her are Marilyn Monroe, Victor Mature, Anthony Quayle, and others. The following year she received good reviews for her role in the in Australia situated adventure film Robbery Under Arms (1957) starring Peter Finch, but it was to be her last feature film. In 1961 Maureen Swanson married William Ward, styled Viscount Ednam, who in 1969 became the 4th Earl of Dudley. They have six children, including documentary filmmaker Leander Ward (1971). Actress Rachel Ward is their niece.

Sources: Glamour Girls of the Silver Screen, and IMDb.

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Born Free star Virginia McKenna listens to veteran Gurkha recite poem in Parliament Square Thursday 20 11 08
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Born Free star Virginia McKenna listens to veteran Gurkha recite poem in Parliament Square Thursday 20 11 08
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Transmitted 1979 -DVD 2005 -with Richard Pasco,Keith Michell,Virginia McKenna,Davin Collings and Charles Gray
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Flickr Programme: The King and I
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London Palladium programme, 1979
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Flickr Programme: The King and I
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Title page from the London Palladium souvenir brochure, June 1979. Yul Brynner was one of the most exciting, electrifying actors in the world - and here he was in his iconic role, live on stage in London!
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Flickr Goodbye dreamland.
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Goodbye dreamland, 75 years of seaside cinema.
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Ela tem 3 anos.. linda demais
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Flickr VIRGINIA MCKENNA & "ELSA"
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Flickr virginia mckenna
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