Ken Dodd at The Cavern Club

Ken Dodd at The Cavern Club

Two great Liverpool icons – Ken Dodd and the Cavern Club – shared a unique milestone this week in 1964. The much-loved Knotty Ash comedian became the venue’s first ever honorary life member when he stepped on to the famous stage on January 24th. Ever the joker, he...
This Week – Fizz and Flowers for Bet Lynch…

This Week – Fizz and Flowers for Bet Lynch…

January 24, 1992: It’s fizz and flowers for Middleton actress Julie Goodyear who plays landlady Bet Lynch on Granada TV soap Coronation Street. After making her debut on the programme in 1966, Bet became a barmaid in the Rovers Return in 1970 and was the...
United Vs Arsenal

United Vs Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal matches have always been feisty affairs – particularly at Old Trafford. But they climbed to new combative heights in the fiery clashes of the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. Who can forget Martin Keown’s manic stare in 2003 as he confronted...
Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

It’s hard to believe that half a century has passed since John Lennon and Yoko Ono staged their famous ‘Bed-In’ at the Amsterdam Hilton. The couple decided to spend their honeymoon staging a week-long protest against the Vietnam War and other conflicts. They took to...