Sunday , 26 October 2014
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Film Review – Dracula Untold


Ah Dracula Untold, a film I have been waiting months to go see, and a film I did not want to end! Was very intrigued and unprepared on what I would experience within this film. Now I had heard many good things regarding this film, yet the rating it got did not reflect this, but do not worry Andy and I find out and ... Read More »

Preloved Bargains Opening Ceremony

On Monday 13th October I popped down to a brand new charity shop that opened in Pitsea, Preloved Bargains. Unfortunately it wasn’t the nicest of weather, but that didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits. Staff and volunteers were all very friendly and nice to talk to and had worked really hard to get everything ready for the launch. Preloved Bargains is partnered ... Read More »

Film Review – Sex Tape


So this time the film review is about the movie Sex Tape starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel. As if this wasn’t awkward enough to talk about my partner in crime Andy decided to time it perfectly to be off ill for it, so unfortunately I had to go solo in this week’s film review. Don’t worry though, Andy gave ... Read More »

Showbiz Update


As usual, here is Jamie Long with a round-up of the weeks entertainment news! Read More »

Students Launch Into Space


Winter Gardens School on Canvey Island hooked up with The International Space Station where pupils had the opportunity to ask questions to astronauts live on board the ISS. Writing on the school’s website, Mr Hayes wrote: I hope you have seen the fantastic article in the local paper about the link with the space station? You may have also heard the pupils ... Read More »

Stylistics Come To Basildon

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The Stylistics with their charisma, style and harmony, have evolved into one of the best-selling soul groups ever. The Philadelphia group recorded a remarkable ten straight-top ten hits during the early 1970s including the Grammy nominated ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’, plus ‘Can’t Give You Anything (But My Love)’, ‘You Are Everything’, ‘Betcha By Golly Wow’, ‘I’m Stone In ... Read More »

Paul Bliss: Star Fleet Memories


Ros Connors presents a profile of songwriter and musician Paul Bliss, who created the Bliss Band and was keyboard player with The Hollies and the Moody Blues.  In 1982 Paul wrote and composed all of the music for a childrens’ puppet sci-fi series called Star Fleet, shown on ITV.  Following a visit to Basildon’s Honywood Studios and Music Rooms, Paul ... Read More »

Leigh Luscious on Drivetime


Dagenham singer and songwriter Leigh Luscious popped in to our Eastgate Galleries studio to talk about appearing on The X-Factor, Essex Factor, and also to play some of her music, including ‘The Look’ and her latest composition – ‘Attitude’. Read More »

Showbiz Update


Its been a busy week in Showbiz; Kim Kardashian was almost attacked at a fashion show in Paris, Katy Hopkins has changed her tune and we have a brand new number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 Chart. As usual here is Jamie Long with a round-up of this weeks entertainment news.   Read More »

Film Review – The Boxtrolls


Here is our latest film review, this time on The Boxtrolls, a film based on the novel “Here Be Monsters!” by Alan Snow. Mixed feelings about this one, here is what Andy and I had to say. Read More »