• Behind the scenes of television's golden years
  • Don't sneeze at the microphone - entertainments journey from music hall to television
  • Lost empires - the last days of music hall and variety
  • Life upon the wicked stage - ‘ain’t what one supposes’
  • Medway tales from the dividing river - ordinary people doing extraordinary things
  • Broadly speaking - the reality of holidays afloat
  • Under billowing sails - the romance of tallships

All talks are lively and light-hearted, supported by PowerPoint (most include film or video clips) and all equipment is supplied - including a screen if required.

Immersed in the world of music hall and variety from childhood, a career with BBC Television, and subsequently a consultant to television, film and theatre (including the National Theatre), Wilf has an intimate knowledge of the entertainment business.

He also has a life-long love of ships and matters maritime. In the 90s he established a new career organising maritime festivals throughout Europe, and he has become a popular champion of Britain's marine heritage.

9 Woodcut
Penenden Heath
ME14 2EQ

Phone: 01622 675 076 

Mobile: 07801 552 866


£90 for venues within 20 miles of Maidstone.
For venues over 20 miles from Maidstone, there's an additional fee.