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"We Will Rock You"… Not: Queen musical at the Ahmanson an epic fail

First, let me say that I love the music of Queen. It was the soundtrack of my college years. I have been a Freddy Mercury fan a long time, and mourned his passing. 945 more words

Review

The Young Ones: a bunch of complete bastards

After hearing of the recent untimely death of British comedian Rik Mayall last month at the age of 56, Michele and I re-watched the television series that he was most associated with: … 1,421 more words

Television

First Night Design reblogged this on Rogues & Vagabonds and commented:

Maybe I should try The Young Ones again. It wasn’t my cup of tea when I started watching it at the time but this article has made me want to see what I think now.

The Young Ones: a bunch of complete bastards

After hearing of the recent untimely death of British comedian Rik Mayall last month at the age of 56, Michele and I re-watched the television series that he was most associated with: … 1,421 more words

Television

The Marlowe meets...Ben Elton (writer of Tonight's The Night)

Ben Elton is the protean talent whose career has spanned plays, novels, and a feature film, in addition to 30 years as one of the most successful comic writers and performers on the British television and stand-up circuit. 1,409 more words

Kent

We Will Rock You

When I heard that We Will Rock You was closing, I knew that I had to visit for the second time before it went! I was really excited to be able to see. 493 more words

Musical Theatre

THE GOLDEN CUBE BY MATT TAYLOR (DEBUT NOVEL).

A cross between Dan Brown and Ben Elton with a healthy splash of David Icke.

Imagine a world where space travel, cellular regeneration, perfect engines, space travel, aliens, reincarnation and a host of other marvels are common place, but no-one but an elite few know about them. 134 more words

Brighton

So Long, Rik Mayall

Man, I love Rik Mayall. Some celebrity deaths you feel a little touched by, others fly straight by. The death of Rik, first name terms I hope he won’t mind, reminds me of so much and how his work has always been there. 423 more words