If you're lucky enough to look under 65, make sure you bring some ID. With fast and frequent trains to the capital, a day out in the world’s most visited city is only a speedy c2c train away.

Make the most of our quieter off-peak when most people are at work or school to hop aboard one of our clean, pleasant trains.

In 1981, he starred in Childe Byron, a play staged at the Young Vic theatre.

We have toilets on board and priority seating near the doors to help your journey be as comfortable as possible.

No matter how many times you’ve been to London there is always something new to discover, and our 2FOR1 offers on top London attractions mean that a visit to your favourite exhibit could be even cheaper.

In the recording, he explains his reasons for supporting West Ham and his love of the team.

Essex spent six years as an ambassador for Voluntary Service Overseas, which earned him an OBE in 1999.

The Essex Thames Estuary is steeped in History - and it's only an hour away from London.

Treat the grandchildren to a day out at one of South Essex's beautiful blue flag beaches, enjoy a cycle in the countryside, or do some bird watching on a Thames Estuary path walk.Two years later, he starred in the motorcycle racing film Silver Dream Racer; and the soundtrack song "Silver Dream Machine" was yet another Top 3 hit in the UK Singles Chart.Essex, a keen motorcyclist, waived his fee for the then-new 1980 electric start Triumph Bonneville he had contracted to advertise on behalf of the struggling Triumph motorcycle workers' co-operative.Despite his long and successful British career, he remains largely unknown in the United States."Rock On" reached Number 1 in 1974, and was his only US [Cash Box] Top 40 hit single.It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc by the R. Essex's pop idol looks gave him a strong female fan base and his British tours created scenes of hysteria reminiscent of Beatlemania.