By Jim Hollands
When the film “Dunkirk” came to local cinemas’ in 1959 every seat was taken for every performance.
John Mills and Richard Attenborough starred in the War epic, but it was not just these two famous stars they had gone to see.
People from Lydd, New Romney, Hythe and Rye had gone to catch a glimpse of themselves! Continue reading Memories of a Great Actor
From the November 2003 Issue of “Rye’s Own”
Words & Pictures by Jo’ Vincent
Rye Players gave an outstanding performance with their presentation
of Oh! What a Lovely War at the Thomas Peacocke over four nights at Continue reading Oh What a Lovely War
More Previously Unpublished Photographs.
Pictures from the Albert Sanders Collection.
It seemed that half the population of Rye was employed when the film ‘Dunkirk’ produced by was made in the town and the surrounding area in the early summer of 1957. Continue reading When ‘Dunkirk’ Came to Rye