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David Storey obituary | Stage | The Guardian

David Storey, who has died aged 83, was an unusual literary figure in being as well known for writing novels as he was for writing plays, never claiming that one discipline was harder or easier than the other, but achieving distinction in both, often overlapping, fields. 36 more words


If, 1968

Teenage rebel Mick Travis (Malcolm McDowell) returns to his upper-crust English public school, caught between the sadistic older boys known as the Whips and the first-year students, known as Scum, who are forced to do their bidding. 42 more words


#FEASTthebook - a great way to #eatCanada150 and @feast_on upcoming book tour dates

Four years in the making and it’s almost here!  FEAST: recipes and stories from a Canadian road trip is the perfect way for Canadian food lovers to celebrate our country’s sesquicentennial 150th birthday.  465 more words



Dir: Lindsay Anderson, 1968


British cinema is a catalogue of gritty realism and rebellion that Hollywood can seldom bring to the screen.

With a history of class and establishment, Britain excels in having something to rail against and it’s, often, justified. 521 more words


“The cinema can reflect, can even stimulate the vitality of a nation, but it cannot create that vitality.”
— Lindsay Anderson, from Never Apologise: The Collected Writings

The Optimists of Nine Elms (1973) Sunday by the Sea (1953)

For our October screening we return to another largely forgotten film by director Anthony Simmons – introduced again by his son and Classic Film Club member Jonathan (see April’s… 726 more words

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Canary Row

A bit of Warners Islamophobia to balance Disney’s anti-semitism.

I bought a DVD of Porky Pig cartoons because it was only 33p, and seemed worth a punt. 592 more words