If you grew up in the 80s, you would have been used to having to choose between your favourite programmes, as you could only watch one.
You wouldn’t have had the luxury of fast forwarding, pausing or recording one programme whilst watching another. Christmas would be stressful as all your favourite films would be shown at the same time, and you had to sacrifice one for the other.
If you were out, or went on holiday, you could not record any shows, and you simply missed them.
In an age where social media and modern technologies rule the roost, the VHS tape and the VCR have become the acronyms that time forgot. Those of us that do remember them look back at them with both fond memories and minor frustration.
When thinking of the best ever films that started off life as a book, two names spring instantly to mind: Harry Potter and James Bond. Between them, these two cult titles have earned huge fortunes in box office revenue, not to mention millions of fans. But who are their nearest competitors? Here are the top five book to film adaptations of all time.
With hundreds of TV shows available to watch, how do any of them become successful by holding audiences’ attention? Storytelling and visually astonishing TV shows fill our TV screens, successfully conveying the message behind the episodes.
But what makes a show survive its infancy period and become a staple recommended by friends and families?