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stirrup cup – one for the road



Huntsmen still use stirrup cup to designate an alcoholic drink offered to riders either as they are about to depart or when they return.

Mr. Barry Puilan, Master of the East Antrim Hounds, hands a stirrup cup to huntsman Jack Taylor during the meet at Trench Hill, Ballyeaston, yesterday.

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‘This week I passed a personal-development landmark, because after trying once a decade for 30 years, I finally stayed awake all the way through a Harold Pinter play. 83 more words


No Man's Land by Harold Pinter

“Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellan and Patrick Steward return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to Watersmeet from Wyndham’s Theatre, London”  681 more words


On Re-experiencing Old Times by Harold

Before I began studying Creative Writing at the graduate level, I believed that it was my calling to be a playwright. I mean, hey, I love musicals, and to me there’s nothing better than that moment just before a play begins. 826 more words

Harold Pinter

"What's it like being so sexually attractive?"

YES! You should see THE QUILLER MEMORANDUM, the film in which Max Von Sydow asks this question of George Segal. You have to wonder if screenwriter Harold Pinter knew what the casting was going to be and how funny this line would seem. 645 more words


The Pitchfork Disney

It’s claimed that this Philip Ridley debut, on it’s first outing in 1991, started a new genre of ‘in yer face’ theatre. Well, in this site specific, immersive revival in the basement of Shoreditch Town Hall,  it’s certainly in yer face. 300 more words


John Hurt: an absolute master at portraying misfits by Michael Billington

Hurt, who has died aged 77, was a superb, if too infrequent, stage actor. In plays by Beckett, Pinter and Stoppard, he had an intuitive understanding of outsiders… 829 more words