The Hobbit as JRR Tolkien imagined it – in pictures
'The Lonely Mountain'. The Hobbit as JRR Tolkien imagined it – in pictures. When The Hobbit was first published almost 75 years ago, JRR Tolkien provided a set of wonderful illustrations. But buried among the author's papers were 110 drawings, watercolours and sketches, some of which have never been published before.
'Crossroads' ran from 1964-1988, set in [fictional] 'King's Oak' in the Midlands near Birmingham. It starred Beryl Johnstone, Noele Gordon, Jane Rossington, Roger Tonge, Ronald Allen, Zeph Gladstone, Sue Lloyd, Susan Hanson, Paul Henry, Ann George, Tony Adams, Kathy Staff, Gabrielle Drake, Terence Rigby, Carl Andrews, Jane Asher, Jane Gurnett, Maria Charles, among others.
Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice). She regularly enthralled New York nightclub audiences during her extended stays at The Cafè Carlyle and these intimate performances have been captured in her recording, Eartha Kitt, Live at The…