Smokey and the Bandit

Hollywood legend Burt Reynolds starred in some of the most iconic films in history, such as the 1972 thriller, Deliverance, about a group of friends menaced by hillbillies during a holiday in the remote Georgia wilderness. Hailed as one of the most significant films ever made, it was selected by

Convoy

The famous comic action film, Convoy, about a group of truckers who have an eventful run-in with a corrupt sheriff, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It’s hard to believe it’s been four decades since we first heard the legendary phrase, “Breaker one-nine, this here’s the Rubber Duck!” Directed

Paul

The science-fiction comedy film, Paul, focuses on a road trip with a difference – after an alien takes two geeky friends on the adventure of a lifetime.  As two British sci-fi fans embark on a journey to an American comic book festival, little do they know they’re about to meet

Shakin’ Stevens: You Drive Me Crazy

It’s hard to believe Welsh rock ‘n’ roller Shakin’ Stevens is celebrating 50 years in show business this year. As one of the UK’s biggest-selling artists of the 1980s, the singer-songwriter is still recording, and he completed a 33-date UK tour, The Echoes of Our Time, in 2017. Now aged

Cannonball Run

The comedy film, Cannonball Run, revolves around a crazy cross-country car race in a selection of weird and wonderful vehicles. It features an all-star cast playing the contestants, who gather in Connecticut for the start of the illegal anything-goes event. The race in the 1981 film was based on the

Cliff Richard’s Summer Holiday

With a career spanning 60 years to date, music legend Cliff Richard is one of the most enduring pop stars of his generation. Now aged 77 and celebrating his diamond jubilee in the entertainment industry, the veteran star is showing no signs of slowing down. To date, he has sold

Cilla Black: Dirty as a Dustbin Lid

Legendary singer Cilla Black enjoyed a successful career in the entertainment industry spanning more than half a century. The Liverpool-born singer, who was also an actress, author and TV presenter, began her career back in 1963, when she was famously discovered while working as a cloakroom attendant. She went on

Carry on Camping

Carry on Camping is the 17th instalment in the series of British comedy films famous for their saucy seaside postcard humour and scripts filled with innuendo. Released in 1969 by the Rank Organisation, it features an all-star cast, including Sid James and Barbara Windsor, whose antics at a campsite lead

The Cars: Drive

The Cars were at the forefront of the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The rock band’s biggest international hit, Drive, is widely associated with the Live Aid event in July 1985, after it was used as background music to a video depicting the tragic Ethiopian famine. How did

The Eden Project

The Eden Project is a popular tourist attraction in St Blazey, Cornwall, where hundreds of unusual and beautiful plants are cultivated. The state-of-the-art multiple greenhouse complex features futuristic biomes that house plants collected from all over the world, from a multitude of environments and climates. The largest greenhouse, the spectacular