Heritage: How greyhound enthusiast's 1960s betting coup failed
Prof Ged Martin
Fifty years ago, betting at greyhound tracks was organised through a primitive computer called the Totalisator. The "Tote" added up how much money was bet on each dog in a race, and calculated the odds, ensuring lucky punters a fair return. In...
Artistic director voices hope for 2021 as latest plays launch
An artistic director has said she is hopeful audiences will return to live theatre in 2021 at the launch of a series of plays just for east Londoners. Nadia Fall was speaking as Theatre Royal Stratford East released four free online...
Fan blog: It's all still to play for with 29 games left for Daggers
Dagenham & Redbridge FC
A week where a lot has happened off the pitch and 90 minutes of action on it - both have rather negative connotations. But, we’ll start and end this blog with some good news, the first of which some transfer news. Just prior to kick-off on...
Kenneth More CBE - through the 60s and beyond
A number of lifetimes poured into one well-lived life. Most will have heard of Kenneth More CBE, and many will be familiar with the Ilford theatre that bears his name. More, Please!, recently-released by Nick Pourgourides, fills whatever...