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By tigtog on May 24, 2013
As promised earlier this week, here’s a Miranda appreciation thread. MGEITF – Miranda: A Masterclass Miranda Hart, the award winning star of Miranda, is joined by co-star Sarah Hadland and BBC Head of In-House Comedy Mark Freeland to give a master class on the hit sitcom. The session examined the show’s origins on Radio 2, [...]
By tigtog on May 15, 2013
Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that I’m a big fan of the Cumberbatch, and I thoroughly enjoyed his performance as the villain in the latest Star Trek movie so long as I could forget his character’s name:
By Orlando on May 14, 2013
I thought it would be fun to share my list of things I have noticed Shakespeare does repeatedly, and ask if you have any others.
By tigtog on May 14, 2013
‘Brave’ creator blasts Disney for ‘blatant sexism’ in princess makeover:
By tigtog on May 10, 2013
My singing group has our recital tonight! So have a montage of Riker getting his leg over a series of chairs.
By Orlando on May 1, 2013
The recent import from the BBC 4, Shakespeare Uncovered, is a six-part series in which one well-known public face of the theatre each episode gives an in-depth, personal walk-through a selection from Shakespeare’s plays. Four examine a single play, the other two look at more than one, related by genre. The Beeb’s website has outlines and [...]
By Jo Tamar on April 29, 2013
Feminist commentary of popular songs, excellent music and a whole lot of laughs: Lady Sings it Better.
By tigtog on April 26, 2013
Sydney has moved into my favourite season for this city – autumn. Bright blue skies, crisp mornings and balmy days: and in the evenings, some better TV…
By Chally on April 5, 2013
I was watching a repeat of Schools Spectacular 2012 the other day, and folks, this girl. This girl. Her name is Bernadina, she was eighteen when she performed this, and she is about to blow your socks off.
By Mindy on March 30, 2013
Do you actually have to do science to f*cking love science?
By tigtog on March 17, 2013
It happened in 1980: Freddie Mercury in concert with Queen, singing his heart out while perched on the shoulders of Darth Vader. *HazAHappy* I wonder – did he get permission from LucasFilm to use Vader in that show? #BadFreddie Related posts: How To Be A Master Of Evil While Being Perfectly Civil In Every Way [...]
By mimbles on March 15, 2013
Cherchez la Femme – ‘Feminism in the pub’ - Sunday 21st April 2013 Cherchez la Femme comes to Sydney for the first time! Since 2010 Melbourne audiences have flocked to see smart, funny feminists engaging on topics like sex, sport, sluts, comedy, film, fashion, public space and fat. It’s like feminist Q&A…with drinks. CLF features [...]
By tigtog on March 13, 2013
Episode 6 of Season 7 will go to air on Saturday March 30th in the UK and USA, and there’s an intriguingly Who-shaped TBA spot sitting on Auntie’s schedule for Sunday 31st March here in Australia.
By Orlando on March 7, 2013
Seen & Heard is a three-night festival of films made to celebrate women’s voices.
7pm Thursday the 7th, 14th and 21st March
Red Rattler Theatre, Marrickville, Sydney
Proceeds go to Life Force Cancer Foundation.