Cars have long been equated with youth due to their shared sense of rebellion, excitement and freedom.
Posts Tagged: London
Who Were the Teddy Girls?
Writer and Teenage Blog reader Eve Dawoud saw our previous post on Teddy Girls and wanted to share with us selections of interviews she’s conducted with some of the real people in the photos — Mary Toovey, Elsie Hendon, Iris Thornton and Ted Burton — for an ongoing research project.
How To Be a Mid-Century British Teen
In the years that followed the birth of the “teenager” in 1945, British and American adults had no choice but to come to terms with the cultural and economic power of this new group.
New Blood — Emerging British Photographers
Editors Note: This is the first in a series of posts on London teen culture, past and present, to celebrate our UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival Oct 10-13.
In 1976, George Plemper took a position teaching science at a school in Thamesmead, London.
Photographer and filmmaker Niall O’Brien spent three years on and off living alongside a group of young punks from South-West London.
Teen Romeo and Juliet
Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 adaptation of Romeo and Juliet starred two unknown actors, Olivia Hussey and Leonard Whiting, aged 17 and 16 respectively.
Design Of The Flies
What better book to be designed by teenagers than Lord of the Flies!
The Batcave 1983
Question is: Where do young people go in the dark hours of the London night?
Rebel Girl: Two Teen Scenes
Scene One: What is it, 1990? Thirteen, my sister two years younger.