Lime Street Station Interior

Lime Street Station Interior

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week shows the lofty interior of Lime Street station in January 1967. Going by the station...
The Beatles in France

The Beatles in France

Things certainly went with a bang when the Beatles crossed the Channel to start their 18-day residency at the Olympia Theatre, Paris, in January 1964. But not in the way manager Brian Epstein and the Fab Four had hoped. The electrics at the grand old Parisian concert...
Snow on Sefton Park lake

Snow on Sefton Park lake

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week is a classic wintry scene at Sefton Park in January 1963. The lake has frozen over in...
Sammy Lee

Sammy Lee

You could never accuse hard-running Liverpool midfielder Sammy Lee of lying down on the job. But that’s precisely what he did – forty years ago – when the Reds took on West Ham in the 1981 League Cup final at Wembley. Lee was flat-out on the turf in the West Ham...
Empress of Canada

Empress of Canada

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our dramatic main image this week shows the ocean liner Empress of Canada teetering precariously close to loading...
Elisabeth Sladen

Elisabeth Sladen

Merseyside police drama Z-Cars helped launch more than a few TV careers in the 1960s and 70s. Brian Blessed, Stratford Johns, Frank Windsor and James Ellis all became household names as a result of the BBC TV series which ran from 1962 to 1978. So too did a group of...