Last week’s BBC 2 historical drama Castles in the Sky was the wonderful telling of the invention of the radar which was so important in the Battle of Britain. Starring Eddie Izzard as spectacle-wearing inventor Robert Watson-Watt, actors Alex Jennings and Julian Rhind-Tutt also wore glasses appropriate to the 1940s as Henry Tizzard and Albert Percival Rowe.
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Last night’s episode of Mr Selfridge showcased lead character, Harry Gordon in a pair of round frames similar to our Black Eyewear Chico. A fabulous period drama based on London’s famous Oxford Street store.
Marking the 50th anniversary of the Great Train Robbery comes a highly anticipated two-part drama from the BBC with plenty of 60′s frames to keep Roope Vintage lovers entertained!
Keep your eyes pealed for the premier on 18th Dec.
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.