Rigs of the times is about the decline and fall of the British high street. Within the space of a few short weeks several long established household names have departed from the High Street for good. The casualty list is growing, since the demise of Woolworths & Ethel Austin last year, they have been joined by the likes of electrical retailer Comet and long time photography retailer Jessops. Game also faced collapse and has somehow managed to survive in a smaller capacity and this week long suffering music retailer HMV and Blockbuster Video are also facing potential collapse. So what went wrong?