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This blog is for English actress, cakemaker and writer Jane Asher, with many pictures and accurate information of one of the most beautiful rock muses from the 20th century.

Monday, 29 June 2015

Before the Party, 1980

Jane's 1980 play, "Before The Party", which opened in 1980 at the Apollo Theatre of Shaftesbury Avenue, London and later moved to the Queen's Theatre in 1981.













Rodney Ackland's Before The Party (written in 1949) tells the story of a family attempting to return to normal in the wake of the Second World War. With daughter Laura returned from Africa, widowed but not alone, they prepare for the latest social gathering.  Amidst the never-ending whirl of hats and dresses and below stairs skirmishes, Laura reveals a shocking secret that threatens to ruin more than one party on the climb to social success.
Photo 1) Gerald Scarfe drew the art work for the theatre program of Jane's 1980 play, "Before The Party". From Lady Jane Yahoo Group.
Photo 2) Jane Asher as Laura, and co-stars from the Apollo Theatre programme of Rodney Ackland's "Before The Party". From Lady Jane Yahoo group. 
Photos 3 to 8) By Bryan Warthon/Newscom.
Photos 9 to 13) Tipsimages.it

Friday, 26 June 2015

Jane modelling necklaces, 2014

Jane Asher modeling necklaces. Published on August 13th 2014 at the Daily Mail.









1) zara.com
2) accessorize.co.uk
3) pounland.co.uk
4) benna.co.uk
5) stelladot.co.uk
6) fenwick.co.ul
7) worlfandbarger.co.uk
8) grayandosbourn.co.uk

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music festival taking place on June 21, the first day of summer in cities around the world.
The concept of an all-day musical celebration on the days of the solstice, was originated by American musician Joel Cohen, who spent two seasons as a producer of musical radio programs for the French National Radio (France Musique). The idea later was adapted as a national celebration each June 21 in France and made official by the French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang. The festival later became celebrated in 110 countries around the world.






April 16th, 1964 - Peter and Gordon  rehearse with Peter’s sister Jane at the EMI Studios for charity concert called “Tribute to Michael Holiday” who commited suicide on October 29th 1963.




  
 



1964 - Jane Asher at her 57 Wimpole Street family home playing the guitar and the piano.


 




1964 - Jane Asher portrayed by Frankie Avalon at her 57 Wimpole Street family home playing the guitar.



1965, June 25th - Jane Asher portrayed playing the guitar at Regent's Park.




1968, February/March - Jane Asher playing the guitar and the sitar in Rishikesh, India.







2008, May - Jane Asher and other contestants of the TV talent show "Maestro" had to conduct an orchestra.

2009, November 8th - Tim Bentinck ,Jane Asher and David Haig perform during the Stars Shine for Autism Christmas Concert at St John's Concert Hall in London, England





2014, June 4th - Jane Asher conducts the orchestra at the Symfunny fundraiser in aid of Parkinson's UK at Royal Albert Hall in London, England.