Celebration of the “Hallmark holiday” is at an all-time low in the UK.
Will Self: On Location.
Nothing else that comes from this pathetically stunted island has had anything like the universal acceptance, reach or influence of the suit.
Do people really do this stuff? Apparently, they do.
Nicholas Lezard’s Down and Out column.
What makes Head of State worth reading is that it is Marr unbuttoned. The cloak of fiction allows him to express his view of his world in the way he used to when chatting to his fellow hacks, waiting to go live from Downing Street.
Karl Miller was less a literary editor and more a conductor. He wielded his baton with the authority of a maestro.
Lasting 100 minutes and requiring an orchestra, dozens of singers, cello and vocal soloists, the piece assaults the senses, deliberately seeking to encompass the listener within the scope of its sound.
Thompson is best known for playing complicated intellectual women, often in period dramas. But at the outset, sketch comedy was where she saw herself.
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