Open All Hours
Couldn't resist this set of minis from recreational conflict. The set consists of four Civilians - Mr. Wainwright (the corner shop owner), Trevor (the errand boy), Mavis (the nurse) and Joseph (the Chemist). Purely by coincidence, three of the minis are dead ringers for a certain tv show from the 70s and 80s called "Open All Hours" :) Albert Arkwright Granville Nurse Gladys Emmanuel The fourth mini is apparently based on the likeness of the sculptor's father.
This week's Period Drama spotlight is on...a drum roll please...Lark Rise to Candleford. A delightful and engaging television series based on the autobiographical novel by Flora Thompson. The setting? Late Nineteenth Century Oxfordshire, England. The story? It follows the life of a young girl who moves from her country home in Lark Rise to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress in the bustling and much more posh town of Candleford. I promise this show has a way of drawing you in...very…
The truth about my dad 'Arold: After TV shows branded, Steptoe And Son star, Harry H. Corbett, bitter and unfaithful, his daughter Susannah hits back
Harry H Corbett rose from the Manchester slums to become one of the best-known television stars of the 20th century thanks to his role in Steptoe And Son.