News : 24th December 2001

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Seasons greetings and a happy Christmas to all visitors to the Virginia Astley Website 🙂
va_candidThe documentary Astley’s Way provided an intriguing insight into the work of composer Edwin Astley. Presenter Jools Holland helped to put a face to the name behind the theme tunes to such classic TV shows as Robin Hood, Dangerman, Randall And Hopkirk (Deceased), The Saint and Department S.

Virginia was interviewed and features throughout the programme with her thoughts on the way her father worked. Jon Astley (Virginia’s brother), Hazel Astley (Virginia’s mother) and Pete Townshend also featured.