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Importance of Being Earnest Review

Review of The Importance of Being Earnest, (LINKED) directed by Lucy Bailey is now up. This version sets the play within the frame of an Amateur Dramatic company of ageing actors rehearsing the play with a star cast including Martin Jarvis, Nigel Havers and Sian Phillips.


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Audio Review: The Dead Side of the Mic by Simon Brett and Jeremy Front

Charles Paris, jobbing actor extraordinaire is preparing for a role as a grandfather, staying with his estranged wife Frances while his daughter, Juliet, is waiting for a new arrival. 473 more words

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Books I've read lately.

I’ve read some great books over the last fortnight. Here are some of them.

Night on the Orient Express.

All to say is, ‘a must read book’ and Veronica Henry has done Agatha Christie proud. 181 more words

Todays News

Murder Unprompted.

Simon Brett’s Charles Paris is surprisingly working again-in a melodramatic piece about a hooded owl which watches over all. Although it was recast when it reached the West End, an unfortunate incident has lead to Charles reclaiming the part. 53 more words

A Series of Murders

In this Simon Brett novel Charles Paris just seems smarter than he would later become. He’s a sidekick in a TV detective series in this show. 66 more words

The Cinderella Killer by Simon Brett

Or, according to Amazon – The Cinderella Killer: A Theatrical Mystery starring Actor-sleuth Charles Paris. Catchy title.

It’s pantomime season at Eastbourne and sometime actor, sometime sleuth Charles Paris has got a part in Cinderella as one of the Broker’s Men, partnered with the thunderous acting talents of an ex-boxer. 427 more words

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