Ok, you Who addicts, have at the 2008 Christmas episode. The pictures below are TEASERS, not SPOILERS, as they were all released by the BBC as promo shots before the episode was aired there. David Morrissey, Dervla Kirwan & Cybermen,… Read More ›
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Oh, I have enjoyed dipping into this over the last couple of weeks.
Karen Karbo has tapped into the rich vein of enduring fascination with Kate the Great, taking a delightfully fresh approach to a much examined life. She uses quotes and anecdotes from and about Hepburn judiciously and examines the implications with a fond but clarifying eye.
Today you get a Friday Hoyden and an opera review all tied up into one!
Conductor Nicola Luisotti; Production Franco Zeffirelli; Angela Gheorghiu, Ainhoa Arteta, Ramón Vargas, Ludovic Tézier, Quinn Kelsey, Oren Gradus, Paul Plishka Despite our ill-health, mr tog and I managed to drag ourselves to pick up our tickets (booked weeks ago) and… Read More ›
What the hell is up with all the praise lavished on “Love In The Time Of Cholera”? While the prose describing the setting and background was competent and at times evocative, the central theme is not a great romance. It… Read More ›
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