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There is nothing like a Dame

BBC Two will celebrate Dames Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joan Plowright and Eileen Atkins in a one-off programme later this year. 81 more words


Last Chance Harvey

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Last Chance Harvey


Joel Hopkins


  • Dustin Hoffman as Harvey Shine
  • Emma Thompson as Kate Walker
  • Eileen Atkins as Maggie Walker
  • James Brolin as Brian…
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The Vision (DVD)

Dirk Bogarde, Lee Remick and Eileen Atkins head an outstanding cast in this stunning drama from the creative team behind Shadowlands. Originally screened as part of BBC2’s acclaimed… 129 more words


Reading aloud - pain and pleasure

Reading our own work aloud to ourselves is one of the pieces of advice handed out by creative writing tutors. At the proof-reading stage it’s an efficient way of picking up errors because it slows us down and reveals the camouflaged nasties that get missed by the skimming eye. 277 more words


TV Review: The Crown: Act of God

The Crown

S1, E4: ‘Act of God’

In which a yellow fog rubs its back upon a constitutional crisis

Grade: B

The Crown turns in an ambitious, frustrating episode about the tunnel vision of the powerful, and making a virtue of inactivity. 1,271 more words

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TV Review: The Crown: Windsor

The Crown

S1, E3: ‘Windsor’

In which The Crown asks ‘What’s in a name?’

Grade: B+

The Crown turns in its strongest episode yet in an hour-long meditation on names. 1,760 more words

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