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In the May issue of Best of British….


In Electric Dreams – Trolleybuses, a sensible solution to urban pollution

Anyone For Shin Kicking? – The Cotswold Olimpick Games

A Transport Of Delight – Seventy years of British Transport Films

Food & Drink – Drinking in a taste of the past

An Anarchic Alternative – Forty years of alternative comedy

The Hill Is Alive… – We talk to singer Vince Hill

Forties Post – Postwar goalkeeper Billy Bly

Ready, Jetty, Go  – A visit to the new Windermere Jetty: Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories

All Change A Hendon  – The new-look RAF Museum London

Chunneling Away – Twenty-five years of the Channel Tunnel

Gladstones’s Library Legacy – Britain’s only prime ministerial library

Postcard From Dundee

The Lost Prime Minister – Remembering Labour’s John Smith

Three Of a Kind – Sixties singers Susan Maughan, Maureen Evans and Julie Rogers

Happy Birthday, Queen Victoria – Two new exhibitions that celebrate the bicentenary of her birth

On Track For Retirement – Catching the railway modelling bug

Champagne Perry – Fred Perry, Britain’s greatest tennis player


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