Steve Martin: The Great Flydini, England 1987

From The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross, Steve Martin's first ever UK appearance.

The producers of the show stuffed the audience with as many American tourists as they could button-hole on the streets of London.

Since Steve was then a virtual unknown in England and they were afraid the audience wouldn't laugh.


Centripetal Force Demonstration

Professor Eric Laithwaite, former Professor of Heavy Electrical Engineering at Imperial College London, shows what happens when a very heavy wheel is spun up to 2,500 RPM. Recorded in 1983.


David Bowie: Ashes to Ashes, 1980

Bowie in a pierrot costume; Bowie in a padded room; Bowie suspended in a space suit, strung out in heaven's high, hitting an all-time Low...