Posts Tagged ‘Channel 4’

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

 

On this anniversary, I thought I’d show images from a remarkable story that I illustrated for a Channel 4 documentary many years ago. Titled The Last Jews of Berlin, the film featured Jewish survivors of the Reich that had successfully lived undercover in Berlin for years. I present two images from that set.

 

 

 

 

The Word

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

It’s amazing what you find in the ‘papers these days. I opened the Grauniad this morning and found a cover feature on The Word.

The Word was a ground breaking (in terms of taste and errr… editorial judgement) British ‘yoof’ television show that showcased music and heralded the ‘reality’ concept that you find everywhere on television nowadays.

I was assigned by the Times Magazine to do a feature about the show in the mid-nineties. I stumbled upon the trannies (or most of them) a couple of years ago and managed to scan perhaps a dozen. I put them onto my archive. And them forgot about them. Until this morning. Now, I suppose the hard working busy picture desk on G2 could have searched for them but instead, they simply ran an entire feature with screengrabs…

Here’s a bit of a selection…

UK - London - Terry Christian in rehearsals for the cult British Television show, "The Word"

UK - London - A stage hand raises signage before transmission of the cult British TV show, "The Word"

UK - London - Members of the audience prepare to dance on the cult British television show, "The Word"

UK - London - Mark Lammar lights a cigarette in his dressing room before an edition of the cult British television show, "The Word"

UK - London - Audience members before transmission of the cult TV show "The Word"

UK - London - Mark Lammar in rehearsals for the cult British Television show, "The Word"