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March 27, 2011 by  
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From: “Steven Bradley”

happy new year to monkees fans everywhere.

a tv programme shown here last week celebrated ’40 Years of Coronation
Street’ and
featured a very brief clip of Davy playing Colin Lomax in 1961. He was shown
talking to actress Violet Carson, who played Ena Sharples, in a brief (4
seconds) scene. Disappointing that the clip used was so short, but pleasing
to know that the film is still in the archives at Granada TV, Manchester. I
am planning to enquire with Granada how much film of Davy they have, and if
there is any chance it will be available for purchase or loan, to show at a
fan club convention, for example. I will let you know of any developments.

another (completely unrelated) programme next saturday (6th) will feature an
interview with Micky. ‘The 100 Greatest No 1 Singles’ is on Channel 4 at 8pm
GMT. I think we can expect Micky to be talking about ‘I’m A Believer’, the
Monkees only UK No 1. Other contributors in the 4 hour programme include
Yoko Ono, Lionel Richie, Bob Geldof and Smokey Robinson.

from Steve Bradley, Wilmlsow, Cheshire, ENGLAND


From: “Bandsix”

Hi guys

More on Mystic Green’s posting about the Daydream Believer’s Movie showing
on Sky MovieMax. It’s also being shown on the 19th and 24th January – so
UK fans have 3 chances to see it.

There’s also a little “blurb” in the Sky magazine about it. Its actually
listed as the editors choice for that day and is reviewed as
follows…”this sounds like a really bad idea. Surprisingly though, this
biopic of the original boy band captures the mood of the era and the
youthful energy of Americas very own fab

Sue White
Band 6 The Monkees Official UK Fan Club

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