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9:00am Friday 21st September 2012
10:21am Thursday 17th May 2012
IN 1958 he was the singing waiter of Southend Airport. Half a century later, in 2008, he was the X Factor contender, saluted for his guts and talent by Simon Cowell, below, and Danni Minogue. The two singers are one and the same person, and his name is Terry Fane – a songsmith who just never stopped chasing the big break.
8:00pm Friday 11th May 2012
10:00pm Friday 4th May 2012
JOHN Kennedy Melling, author, journalist, broadcaster, film-maker, dramatist, livery company master, showbusiness accountant and raconteur, is one of the star turns lined up for the 2012 Southend Film Festival.
9:00am Friday 27th April 2012
2:29pm Friday 16th March 2012