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I've been a Silly Cow...

Apologies (again) for the absence. I’m sure the next post will also start with that due to the months long gaps between the blog posts. Having had the email telling me to renew the domain recently, reminded me that I had the blog and how when I bought the domain I told myself that I’d try to make something of it, and I did try – but then I failed. 566 more words

Theatre

"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