Tomorrow night (Thursday 10th October 2013) sees the debut of ITV’s new 1960s drama Breathless. The drama takes place in a London hospital following the lives of the doctors and nurses in a Gynaecology unit. Joanna Page stars as Lily Enderbury an ex nurse now married to the hospital’s anaesthetist. She wears classic upswept glasses of the 1950s and 60s.
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Tuesday 8th October sees the start of a new Channel 4 12 part drama set in the 1950s. Masters of Sex follows the relationship between Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) and Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan), the couple who gave birth to the sexual revolution. We have already glimpsed some fantastic period glasses similar to the Savile Row ‘Panto Gold Curl’ and the Upswept ‘Glenda’.
Did you see the Channel 4 Cutting Edge documentary Fabulous Fashionistas? Six ladies with an average age of 80 not afraid to be bold when it comes to fashion and eyewear!
Have you seen BBC Two drama Top of the Lake? We spotted director Jane Campion, in a film about the making of the TV miniseries, in some very stylish glasses and sunglasses along with her co creator Gerard Lee.
Gerard Lee’s glasses are like the very traditional Saville Row.
Comedian Ade Edmondson wowed everyone in the Celebrity Masterchef kitchen. We like the glasses he wore on the program as well and think they are very much like the Black Eyewear ‘Buddy‘.
Last night’s BBC Four drama Burton and Taylor starred Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter and portrayed the iconic couple as they reunited to perform Noel Coward’s Private Lives in 1983. West was shown wearing reading glasses while running lines while Bonham Carter wore fantastic oversized sunglasses in her portrayal of Liz.