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Azena Ballroom, Geoff Stringfellow, King Mojo, Peter Stringfellow, Ready Steady Go!, The Beatles -

It was exactly one year ago today that we were showing off the amazing pictures we'd uncovered for our forthcoming King Mojo book and planning a reunion to launch it. 

We were originally planning a reunion for Christmas 2020 but that sadly won't be happening in the current climate. In the meantime please enjoy these pics and the story of the Mojo!

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1970s, All-night Wimpy, Black & White Minstrel Show, blog, David Bowie, Jaws, Love Thy Neighbour, Margaret Thatcher, Sony Walkman, Star Wars, The Beatles, The Exorcist, Ziggy Stardust -

It’s an era that has long been dismissed as a car crash of bad fashion and industrial strife. But do the 1970s get a raw deal? Do we conveniently forget there were seismic differences in social norms five decades ago as the era dawned? Are we maybe a bit hasty consigning great swathes of the era’s light entertainment industry to the bin marked ‘un-PC’ – shows and comedies that transfixed much of the nation back then and pulled in audiences of fifteen million-plus each time? Is it more a case we’ve chosen to remove the rose-tinted spectacles that turn the...

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