In the 1970s, she traveled the universe aboard the TARDIS…thirty years later, actress Mary Tamm now recounts the story of her own, earthbound, adventures. Born to Estonian parents in 1950s Bradford, her rise to fame took her from a northern childhood to life in the fast lane via television appearances in Coronation Street and Girls of Slender Means to leading roles in feature films-including the cult Tales That Witness Madness, and The Odessa File, which pitched her career into the international arena.
Nineteen-fifty-three is synonymous in the British memory with the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June. But less well known is what happened in 10 Downing Street on 23 June. With Anthony Eden vying for power, the elderly Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, must maintain the confidence of his government, the press and the public. But after a diplomatic dinner in which he is on typically sparkling form, Churchill;s Italian dining companions are rushed out of the building and his doctor called.
From their first meeting, Hayley Patterson and Roy Cropper were destined to become one of television's most loved and enduring couples. From their declaration of love, two weddings, the trials of being 'different' and the heartbreak of illness, the story
In the thrilling conclusion to the Wall Street Journal bestselling Kingfountain Series, a conflicted champion must navigate a treacherous world to secure the peace.A devastating disaster has left the Forbidden Court in ashes, its fountains destroyed, and its magic at risk. It was destined as the site of Trynne Kiskaddon's coronation as empress. Now, all Trynne can imagine is the roar of flames, the cries of Gahalatine's people, and the smell of cinders in a city gone dark.
Emmy(R)-winner Jeremy Piven (Entourage) stars in the thrilling final season of Mr. Selfridge, dramatizing the climactic battle for the future of London's iconic department store. The final season costars Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Katherine Kelly (Coronation Street), Tom Goodman-Hill (The Imitation Game), and many others as the loyal staff and stylish visitors to this glittering retail palace.
Coronation Street scribe John Fay pens this three-part conspiracy thriller concerning a mobile phone engineer who blames his job for giving him an inoperable brain tumor, and who becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation when a drug dealer is shot dead and a mobile phone mast is destroyed. Set against the backdrop of the Iraq War, the film opens as mobile phone engineer Eddie (Neil Fitzmaurice) is diagnosed with a deadly brain tumor.
In this hilarious collection of old car stories, Canadas very own "Old Car Detective" Bill Sherk presents 80 of his favourite stories from all 10 provinces and spanning the years from 1925 to 1965. In this book you will meet the man in New Brunswick who chopped the top off his 1927 Whippet sedan in honour of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II; the young fellow from Kingston, Ontario, who thought his 1937 Ford coach looked better with all four fenders taken off; the owner of a 1947 Hudson that burned so much oil he had to wear a snorkel mask while driving it; the father who borrowed his son's hot rodded '53 Monarch (built only in Canada ) and got pulled over by the police for street racing; and the grandmother who moved from England to Canada and drove her Morris Minor on the wrong side of the road.
Michelle Collins has played iconic roles in the two most-watched soap operas on British television. In the 1990s she played the backstabbing blonde, Cindy Beale, in EastEnders, and in 2011 she joined the cast of Coronation Street and now plays much-loved Rovers Return landlady, Stella Price. But what about the rest? Much of Michelle's remarkable story has never been told before.
Beverley Callard has been loved by millions of viewers for the last 20 years in her role as feisty Rovers Return landlady Liz McDonald on "Coronation Street." But behind the scenes her roller coaster life has been even more colorful than her character's. She has suffered from crippling depression, been divorced three times, and has had to start from scratch following infidelity and bankruptcy.
The debut play by actress and ex-"Coronation Street" star Deborah McAndrew, "Flamingoland" has strong female roles for four actresses. Homing in on the lives of four women unable to talk about their feelings, and a voluble pest exterminator who can, this is big-hearted, bittersweet comedy about mothers, sisters, love, and lies.
The late 1950s and early 1960s were a period in their own right-neither the stultifying early to mid fifties nor the liberating mid to late sixties- and an action-packed, dramatic time in which the contours of modern Britain started to take shape. These were the "never had it so good years" in which mass affluence began to change, fundamentally, the tastes and even the character of the working class; when films like "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" and TV soaps like "Coronation Street" and "Z Cars "at last brought that class to the center of the national frame; when Britain gave up its Empire; when economic decline relative to France and Germany became the staple of political discourse; when CND galvanized the protesting instincts of the progressive middle class; when "youth" emerged as a fully fledged cultural force; when the Notting Hill riots made race and immigration an inescapable reality; when a new breed of meritocrats came through; and when the Lady Chatterley trial, followed by the Profumo scandal, at last signaled the end of Victorian morality.