A selection of films that preserve a fifties and
sixties Britain we remember with affection.
Live It Up 1963 – Dave and his mates are GPO
despatch riders who dream of becoming as big
as The Beatles with their own group The Smart
Every Day`s a Holiday 1965 – A group of highspirited youngsters find friendship, love and music together in the pop musical.
The Primitives 1962 – A group of night club
musicians, featuring an exotic dancer, commit
jewel robberies, wherever they perform.
Be My Guest 1965 – A family from London move
to Brighton to run a hotel. In order for them to
publicise the hotel they set up a musical talent
show, the â€˜Amateur Upstairs`, and every local
band believes it could be their one chance at the
Dateline Diamonds 1966 – Lester Benson
manages one of the biggest rock bands in 1960s
Britain, the Small Faces, but he is hiding a secret.
The Golden Disc 1958 – A young pop composer
and singer bankrolled by Aunt Sarah open a
coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer
Terry Dene as himself. Dene sings at the cafÃ© and
unable to get a record deal they start their own
lucky charm record label.
Band of Theives 1962 – Jazz musician Acker
Bilk plays himself in this cinematic jam session
of music, melodrama and comedy. The story
involves a jazz band of ex-convicts.
Tell Me Another: Exclusive Interviews with
Acker Bilk filmed in 1976 – Extracts of a
selection of topics covered by Acker Bilk and
personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills on the
show Tell Me Another.