Elvis

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making
Film

Elvis review: The paradox of American myth-making

Baz Luhrmann’s gyrating biopic charts the life of the King from his gospel roots to the rise of the American teenager, and the hollowness at the heart of his gilded cage

Elvis Presley, the ’68 Comeback Special and the radical rocker that never was
Music

Elvis Presley, the ’68 Comeback Special and the radical rocker that never was

On the 50th anniversary of his astonishing ’68 Comeback Special, Simon Goddard reveals the radical, revolutionary rocker that Elvis Presley so nearly became in a year of tumult and protest

Elvis and Me: Todd Slaughter was the last man filmed with Presley
Music

Elvis and Me: Todd Slaughter was the last man filmed with Presley

Todd Slaughter is king of Elvis Presley fans, having run the UK fan club for more than 50 years. A film of him meeting the King at Indianapolis airport is the last ever footage of Presley.

Win! Tickets to see Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special Screening
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Win! Tickets to see Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special Screening

Win! Elvis and the Story of The 68 Special Book
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Win! Elvis and the Story of The 68 Special Book

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