Black History Month

Black History Month pop art

The 1st of October marks the start of Black History Month in Britain (in the USA it takes place in February). Creating pop art inspired by the popular culture of previous decades highlights the historic lack…

70 years of The Third Man

70 years since the Gala World Premiere of The Third Man

British film noir “The Third Man”

60 years of I’m All Right Jack

2019 marks 60 years of I'm All Right Jack

A satirical look at trade unions and businessmen, in which neither side comes out well, the industrial relations comedy was well received by cinemagoers, making it one of the most successful films at the box office…

Remembering Charles Crichton

Charles Crichton Director & Editor

If there’s one name that connects classic film & cult TV, it’s Charles Crichton. From Ealing comedies to The Avengers, the genius director brought his skill and magic to many titles, working as an editor and…

Happy Birthday Barbara Windsor!

Barbara Windsor Birthday

Happy Birthday Barbara Windsor, 82 today! Dame Barbara Windsor only appeared in nine out of 30 of the original run of Carry Ons yet her perky wiggle and infectious giggle are a vital part of British…

Remembering Brian Clemens

Brian Clemens

The Avengers writer, producer and director who cast Diana Rigg as Mrs Peel.

90 years of British Talking Pictures

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Blackmail” “Blackmail” Copyright © STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd, (1929). All rights reserved. Copyright © Art & Hue® 2018-2019. All rights reserved.

70 Years of Kind Hearts and Coronets

70 years of Kind Hearts & coronets by Art & Hue

Happy Birthday to “Kind Hearts & Coronets” which turns 70 today!   The post-war films tapped into the public mood, presenting tales of the small underdog battling a larger enemy, generally state bureaucracy or established institutions,…

Remembering Seth Holt

Seth Holt Director and Editor

On the 96th anniversary of his birthday, Art & Hue is taking a moment to remember director and editor Seth Holt. His directorial debut was “Nowhere To Go” in which Maggie Smith made her first main…

70 Years of Whisky Galore!

On this day: 70 years of Whisky Galore the Ealing comedy

Happy Birthday to “Whisky Galore!” which turns 70 today!   Following on from “Passport to Pimlico”, “Whisky Galore!” continued the pattern of employing a regular cast, similar to repertory theatre, with actors & actresses being used…

Happy Birthday Peter Hinwood!

From buff model to antiques buff…

On This Day: The Next of Kin

On This Day: The Next of Kin released in 1942

On the 15th of May in 1942, the Ealing Studios film “The Next of Kin” opened at the Pavilion Cinema in London. When Ealing Studios were commissioned by the War Office to create a short propaganda…

70 years of Passport to Pimlico

70 years of Passport to Pimlico the classic 1949 Ealing Comedy

Happy Birthday to “Passport to Pimlico” which turns 70 today!   “Passport to Pimlico” established the pattern of employing a regular cast, similar to repertory theatre, with actors & actresses being used across several films. The…

Remembering Sid James

From Hancock Street to Hitchcock & Hancock

Remembering Thorold Dickinson

Director of Secret People

Remembering Peter Rogers

The legendary producer of the classic Carry On films

Congrats to Dame Twiggy!

Congratulations Dame Twiggy from Art & Hue

Congratulations Dame Twiggy! Leslie Lawson (née Hornby) has been named-and-damed in the New Year’s Honours List to receive a Damehood for services to fashion, the arts, and charity. It’s certainly well-deserved (and long-overdue) as she helped…

Happy 80th birthday to Janette Scott!

Janette Scott's 80th Birthday

Today’s the 80th birthday of film actress Janette Scott. Star of many classic and charming films throughout the 1950s and 60s, Janette was the object of Ian Carmichael‘s and Terry-Thomas‘ affections in the enduring British comedy…

Happy Birthday Prince Charles!

Happy 70th birthday to Prince Charles

Happy Birthday Prince Charles, 70 today! Discover the new royal pop art prints below or at Happy 70th birthday Prince Charles!  

On This Day: The Joker

The Joker Avengers Episode

On This Day: The Avengers episode “The Joker” aired on British television for the first time in 1967.

On This Day: The Hour That Never Was

The Avengers The Hour That Never Was Art & Hue

On This Day: The Avengers episode “The Hour That Never Was” aired on American television for the first time in 1966.

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2018 from Art & Hue

Happy New Year from Art & Hue, here’s to a wonderful 2018!

Happy 100th Birthday Earl Cameron!

Happy 100th Earl!

As Earl Cameron presumably receives his telegraph today from The Queen, Art & Hue would like to join Her Majesty in wishing him a very happy 100th birthday. Not only has Earl reached the milestone of…

Happy Birthday Diana Rigg!

There’s nothing like a Dame

Happy Birthday Leslie Phillips!

Ding dong!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year from Art & Hue, here’s to a wonderful 2017!

65 years since Audrey’s screen test for Roman Holiday

65 years since Audrey's screen test for Roman Holiday

Audrey’s screen test

10% off all Carry On Pop Art to celebrate Carry On Week

Carry On Week

If there was ever a week in which to celebrate and remember the Carry On films, it has to be this one. It marks the beginning and end of an era so Art & Hue is…

On This Day: Carry On Cruising

All aboard!

Born on this day: Gregory Peck

Born on this day, Gregory Peck – the gentleman who‬ insisted newcomer Audrey Hepburn shared top billing with him on Roman Holiday. Read more about Audrey’s screen test for the film here.

Happy Birthday Margot Leadbetter!

Happy Birthday to Penelope Keith who, apart from becoming famous as Margot in The Good Life, appeared in three episodes of The Avengers including this unbilled Bride in The Murder Market (which was the first episode…

Happy Birthday Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Rock & Roll Pop Art by Art & Hue

Rock & Roll