On this day in 1977


7-2-77I first got into horse racing when I became transfixed with the glorious and magnificent Red Rum. My first memory of him is watching my mother kick the TV screen as Tommy Carberry pulled away on L’Escargot on the run-in in the 1975 National. After that I used to wait desperately for the daily paper to drop through the letterbox so I could devour the racing pages. I soon became familiar with the top names of the day: Winter; Pitman; Gifford; Kelleway; Champion; King etc… and before long I was helping my dad pick out his selections for the ITV 7 on a Saturday afternoon. My mum made me a replica of Noel Le Mare’s famous maroon and yellow colours carried by Brian Fletcher on Rummy, and an old armchair made an excellent replica horse as I recreated imaginary races where Red Rum won by a distance, destroying Pendil and…

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For Your Ears Only: Thunderball

Podcasting Them Softly

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Tom and Frank are back with their latest installment of Podcasting Them Softly’s James Bond series, For Your Ears Only. This time they discuss Terence Young’s final outing as Bond helmer with THUNDERBALL. Tom and Frank are joined by fellow James Bond aficionado Mark Ashby as they discuss in great detail what many consider one of the best Bond films.

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Halloween 2018 set to start filming in January

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It’s been revealed that the next chapter of the Halloween series will start filming in January in Charleston, South Carolina.

Although originally rumoured to be starting earlier this year in October, local newspaper The Island Packet from Charleston has stated that the film is also still looking for extras.

The Blumhouse produced sequel has caused debate amongst fans after David Gordon Green revealed that the film will tweak the ending to the original 1978 classic to fit with the new narrative.

The only facts available at this time are that Jamie Lee Curtis has confirmed she will return as Laurie Strode whilst John Carpenter will produce the film and also contribute some of the music.

Judy Greer has also been rumoured to have been cast as the daughter of Laurie but that hasn’t been formally confirmed by Blumhouse or anyone else connected with the project.

Halloween is set to be…

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