Three cheers for tourism and public relations but a thumbs down for feminism. The Promettes were polite and presentable women employed by Brighton Corporation based in a seafront caravan tasked with helping to show visitors around. This video about the Brighton Promettes in true Pathe style meets the girls. Brighton seafront did look good in 1956. Maybe the Promettes, with a not to 21st century sensibilities should make a comeback?
- Brighton Thames TV tour from 1979 [video]
- The demolition of the Shoreham power station chimneys in 1988 and 1998