Alvin Stardust obituary

Glam rock singer who found life beyond the 1970s as a television presenter and actor It was in the era of 1970s glam rock that Alvin Stardust, who has died aged 72, became a household name. Thanks to ...

David Farrell obituary

Photographer celebrated for his informal portraits of artists, actors and musicians David Farrell, who has died aged 93, was known primarily for his photographic portraits of the most prominent ...

David Farrell obituary

Photographer celebrated for his informal portraits of artists, actors and musicians David Farrell, who has died aged 93, was known primarily for his photographic portraits of the most prominent ...

The Forgotten: Do the Twist

I'm kind of obsessed with Richard Lester's films, which may be all I have in common with Steven Soderbergh, but at least it's something. Having achieved an Oscar nomination for the short The Running ...

Pop at the pictures: on the road with the Original Downtown Syncopators

From from the British Pathé newsreel archive, Jon Savage unearths footage of the hip young band who rode the trad jazz wave in 1962, inspired by the Original Dixieland Jazz Band Reading this on ...

Pop at the pictures: When Cliff Richard ruled the charts

Cliff Richard and the Shadows were Pathé's perfect poster boys for pop when it decided to boost its coverage in the early 60s In the early 60s, Pathé ramped up its pop coverage. Once the Age of the ...

Unseen Beatles photos go on display

Unseen Beatles photos go on display A collection of unseen photos of The Beatles just before they rose to fame is to go on display. The 37 shots of the Fab Four on a tour with Helen Shapiro in 1963 were unearthed after languishing in an ...

Unseen Beatles photos go on display

Unseen Beatles photos go on display London, April 28 – A collection of unseen photos of The Beatles just before they rose to fame is to go on display. The 37 shots of the Fab Four on a tour with Helen Shapiro in 1963 were unearthed ...