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Rainbow Valley

Jul 2, 2020

1964...and the world was still reeling from the assassination of John F Kennedy. Racial tensions continued in the southern states of the USA and tension was rising elsewhere as the conflict in Vietnam escalated.

But it was also the year of the Tokyo Olympics, The Blue Streak, Donald Campbell and Radio Caroline.

There...


Mar 16, 2020

The return of Rainbow Valley – the podcast that tells the stories about the swinging decade.

Episode 023  The Theft Of The Duke Of Wellington

Dr No, the first big screen outing for Ian Fleming’s James Bond. Its 1962, and the movie would start to lay out a successful formula for most of the other movies that would...


Sep 14, 2019

The return of Rainbow Valley – the podcast that tells the stories about the swinging decade.

Episode 022 - Tammi Terrell

Join us as we tell the story of one of Motown's greatest stars. The story of a life cut tragically short, but thankfully a life that brought us one of the greatest soul singers of all time. 

Ladies...


Nov 20, 2018

The return of Rainbow Valley – the podcast that tells the stories about the swinging decade.

Episode 021 – The Zapruder Film.

 

Season three opens with the story of a sequence of film that runs for approximately 22 seconds.

 

A piece of 8mm film that is only 25 feet in length and yet is possibly the most watched...


Sep 23, 2018

Episode 020 of the Rainbow Valley podcast – telling the stories that made the swinging decade.

Emil Savundra, for a brief period in the late sixties, was probably the most reviled man in the UK. A Sri Lankan swindler, the collapse of his Fire, Auto and Marine Insurance Company left about 400,000 motorists in the...