Struwwelpeter – book and stage musical

Der Struwwelpeter (1845) (or Shockheaded Peter) is a German children’s book by Heinrich Hoffmann. It comprises ten illustrated and rhymed stories, mostly about children. Each has a clear moral that demonstrates the disastrous consequences of …

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Big Terror Movie Themes – UK, 1976

Big Terror Movie Themes is a 1976 British album by Geoff Love and His Orchestra, featuring a collection of ‘cover’ versions of horror, thriller and disaster film music. Love produced …

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Basil Kirchin – composer

In England, jazz drummer Basil Kirchin had established himself as a reliable hand to bandleaders such as Ted Heath, belting out resolutely British jazz stylings to 1950s ‘cats’. Although his …

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Corpse Bride – USA, 2005 – reviews

Corpse Bride, often referred as Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride, is a 2005 stop-motion-animated fantasy musical feature film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. It is set in a fictional Victorian …

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