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Howl, howl, howl, howl! Lear is mad again...

2016 sees a glut of King Lear productions, which our current exhibition in the SIL explores. LSA and PhD student at the Shakespeare Institute, Sara Westh explores Lear’s enduring fascination. 1,211 more words

If I’m too strong for some people, that’s their problem. – Glenda Jackson http://ift.tt/29rUxuw

Glenda Jackson

The Philadelphia Nuns' Story

Oh, my. We are right here in the thick of it, aren’t we? That would be an election year almost like no other, and too many of us thought the 2000 showdown was a circus. 4,924 more words

You’ve got to sing like you don’t need the money. – Glenda Jackson http://ift.tt/29p0w96

Glenda Jackson

The Music Lovers (1971)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 6 out of 10

4-Word Review: Madness has no bounds.

This is a revealing look at Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Richard Chamberlain) and based on his own personal correspondences as he fought his homosexual tendencies by marrying Nina (Glenda Jackson) a woman he really did not love. 366 more words

Movies

Archive Interview • PETER EYRE • Richard II @ The Old Vic Theatre, London • 2005

Peter Eyre languorously tucks into his toasted cheese Panini, snatching a lunch break between rehearsals of Trevor Nunn’s latest production at the Old Vic, Richard II… 924 more words

Theatre

Ken Russell's Woefully Misunderstood 1970 film, The Music Lovers

Common sense would dictate that if it were the intention of Roy Baird, the producer of The Music Lovers, to make a concise reconstruction of the life of legendary Russian composer, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, he should’ve considered someone other than Ken Russell to direct the film. 1,149 more words

LOST IN THE 1970s WITH GENEROSO