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Friday Hoyden – The cracking Ruth Jones

She recently popped up on my radar again as one of the principal characters in the British hit comedy Gavin & Stacey (playing Stacey’s best friend Nessa), but it wasn’t until I researched her for this post that I realised she’s actually a co-writer/creator of the show.

Friday Hoyden: Gwen Cooper

From the Torchwood Institute in Cardiff: croeso y Cymru, iechyd da! This is basically just an excuse to remind you all that this year’s Torchwood eps (entitled Children of Earth) hit Aussie cable screens on UKTV next week: 5 nights… Read More ›

Friday Hoyden: Jean Hirst

I was rather taken today by the story of Jean Hirst. This 72-year-old woman was giving three teenage girls a lift after asking them directions to a theatre. One of the girls thought she saw an easy mark, grabbed Hirst’s… Read More ›

Friday Hoyden: Little My

My fictional Friday Hoyden is Little My. Little My is a character in the Moominland books by Tove Jansson. My is probably considered a bit part by many readers. She is relegated to last place in the Moomin-Gallery of characters…. Read More ›