We would guess it isn’t going to be the best documentary on the subject (Tony Palmer’s Wigan Casino pictured above probably gets that title), but Living For The Weekend should still be worth checking out if you have any kind of interest in northern soul.
If you missed it or happen be be outside the UK, you can check out the BBC Culture Show: Northern Soul – Keep the Faith thanks to YouTube.
One for the diary, with the BBC Culture Show soon to be showing a special called Northern Soul – Keep the Faith.
Yes, the man from The Prisoner. But there’s a lot more than that at the Patrick McGoohan season at the BFI.
If you can’t afford the Super Deluxe Edition box set, you can have a viewing of the newly-restored Rolling Stones’ Charlie Is My Darling movie for free – by turning on your TV.
If you are in the UK – and a fan of The Who – you might want to stay in or set record for Quadrophenia Night on BBC 4, a night of programmes themed around the album and screening on 29th June 2012.
I know the channel has been making and researching the shows for a while, but the Fred Perry Presents Subculture series finally starts this week.
The Wigan Casino meant nothing to me at the time. I was too young, Lego and Subbuteo were my kicks, but I was still aware of it, with two older sisters who used to make the short journey from Bolton to Wigan every weekend.