“Golden Period” Shadows Bass Guitarist, Brian “Licorice” Locking Remembered

“It was what I like to call “the golden period”. It was non-stop!,” enthused Brian “Licorice” Locking recalling his 18-month stint with The Shadows between 1962 and 1963 when I interviewed on October 6 last year. It’s sad then that just over a year later, I have to report that Brian, who replaced The ShadowsContinue reading ““Golden Period” Shadows Bass Guitarist, Brian “Licorice” Locking Remembered”

Remembering Likely Lads Actor Rodney Bewes – 2013 Interview

I was sad to learn of the passing of actor, Rodney Bewes on November 21. I had grown up loving the comedic adventures of The Likely Lads on television. Both Rodney and James Bolam brought Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais creations of Bob and Terry so vividly to life, while similarly reflected the changingContinue reading “Remembering Likely Lads Actor Rodney Bewes – 2013 Interview”

Talking Theatre: Nutcracker On Ice Role Was Cheggers’ Career Highlight

Earlier this week, Entertainment South Wales was sad to hear of the death of TV presenter and actor, Keith Chegwin at the age of 60. Back in 2013, Andy Howells interviewed Keith ahead of his appearance as Drosselmeyer in Nutcracker on Ice at Wales Millennium Centre.  Known affectionately to many of his fans as “Cheggers”,Continue reading “Talking Theatre: Nutcracker On Ice Role Was Cheggers’ Career Highlight”