Bargain Hunt came to Rye

Bargain Hunt came to Rye on Friday 15 October and set up camp at Rye Auction Galleries where they put out one of their programmes ‘live’.

Tim Wonnacott fronted a BBC team. Presenters, Directors, Experts, Cameramen, Sound Men, Lighting Technicians, Make-Up Girls, Outside Broadcast People, Editors etc. etc. They even had their own security people. Continue reading Bargain Hunt came to Rye

Teen & Twenty May 1973

“Jo” Burke

Our May personality is seventeen-year-old Joanna Burke, “Jo” to all her friends, still reeling with the applause which greeted her recent performance as Eliza Dolittle in the Thomas Peacocke School Play. She shared the limelight in this with Wendy Swaine, but as a twin she is well accustomed to sharing the lime­light and is quite content to “do her own thing”. A true Ryer, Jo was born at 112 High Street where she still lives with her mother Joan Parkes, and her new stepfather, Rye’s well-known doctor. Continue reading Teen & Twenty May 1973