“It’s just like home - filthy and full of strangers.” Ronnie Scott
Published in Music
“I started the Club so that I could guarantee myself somewhere to play - and it’s absolutely true. If I hadn’t have been a musician, there would have been no Ronnie Scott’s Club.” Ronnie Scott.
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Vintage documentary by London Weekend Television
Published in Video of the Week

I’ve seen a lot, but there is so much more to see. It is like opening an overfilled cupboard door where everything comes flying out at you whether you want that particular item or not.

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:08

This is your Life" - Henry Cooper



This Is Your Life - Henry Cooper, heavyweight boxer, was surprised by Eamonn Andrews at Thames Television’s Euston Road Studios.

Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 23 February 2017 15:22

The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts



Documentary in which director and DJ Don Letts looks at a very particular and very provocative British subculture - skinhead.
Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 19 January 2017 14:11

The Ram Jam Club

It wasn't just the record business that thrived in the sixties, the live music scene was lively, to say the least, and not just in Central London.
Published in Culture
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 11:22

Queen of Crime Martina Cole Talks to ZANI

She puffs on a cigarette before bed. The taste of nicotine helps the blonde bombshell to be reflective, knowing that something has got to give, something has got to change.
Published in Culture
Thursday, 08 December 2016 16:58

Forum - Pete Doherty 6 December

Having not shown up at the Rough Trade signing on Monday, Mr Pete Doherty actually showed up to his gig at the Forum with his band the other  night.

Published in Music


First transmitted in 1968, singer and actress Georgia Brown revisits her old childhood home in Whitechapel, East London and notes the fading presence of the Jewish immigrant community. Brown discusses the recent change in the area's increasingly diverse population and ponders the question, "Who are the cockneys now?"
Published in Video of the Week
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