The Beatles provided the soundtrack for the 'Swinging Sixties', wrote and recorded groundbreaking albums, made films and were adored by fans universally.
To celebrate their success as one of Britain's most loved bands, this special tin includes four iconic and collectable badges that capture the quirky essence of the fab four!
The Beatles Book - Featuring intimate photographs, familiar publicity shots and a lively account of their career, this book looks back at the story that is The Beatles.
The enthralling tale of charismatic South African businessman, theatre owner, art collector and chopper pilot Carnie Matisonn, whose questáto rescue an Edgar Degas portrait of his great uncle takes himáinto the murky worlds of Apartheid sanctions-busting, Mossad agents, international art dealers and Nazi hunters.
As one of only three musicians to sell over 100 million records both in a group and as a solo artist, Collins breathes rare air. This book tells Phil Collins' candid, witty, unvarnished story of the songs and shows, the hits and pans, his marriages and divorces, the ascents to the top of the charts and into the tabloid headlines.
Having spent 30 years making beautiful pots, de Waal has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects. When he inherited a collection of 264 tiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive. And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story.
During World War I, the Catholic church blocked the distribution of government-sponsored VD prevention films, a trend which continued for the next 20 or so years. This work provides an account of these efforts, what effect they had on the movie industry, and why they were eventually abandoned.
Looks at the church music sung by Spaniards in the decades before Francisco de Penalosa. This work identifies sixty-seven pieces of Latin sacred music that were written in Spain between 1400 and the early 1500s, and discusses them source by source, revealing the dramatic changes.
Not all original works invoke the encore impulse in their audiences. Those that do generally spawn replications - sequels, spin-offs, or re-makes. This book presents a theory of why some replications succeed and others fail across genres and media.
Screenwriting in a Digital Era examines the practices of writing for the screen from early Hollywood to the new realism. Looking back to prehistories of the form, Kathryn Millard links screenwriting to visual and oral storytelling around the globe, and explores new methods of collaboration and authorship in the digital environment.