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Bill Forsyth’s Local Hero film adapted for stage musical


Bill Forsyth, right, on the set of Local Hero in 1983 with Denis Lawson and Peter Riegert

The screenwriter Bill Forsyth is turning his film Local Hero into a musical, 35 years after its release. 71 more words

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Hero Runs for Coventry

Haroon had just been awarded City of Coventry’s Good Citizen award when he agrees to meet me in the busy student union. His prompt reply to my email that morning gave me a first glimpse into his get-up-and-go character, a trait that’s certainly been useful in helping him complete over 30 marathons. 481 more words

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The Vernal Equinox, ELO and "Mr. Blue Sky"

No long wordy post today but I had to share some pictures as it’s the Vernal Equinox, one of my favourite days of the year. 566 more words

1970s Songs

Local hero to return as a musical

A musical based on the classic 1983 film Local Hero will have its world premiere in Edinburgh next year.

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The Royal Lyceum will be the first to perform the musical, which has been adapted by the theatre’s artistic director David Greig and Bill Forsyth. 247 more words

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Films of Character: Local Hero

The state of being one; oneness. That is the definition of unity and nowhere is it more prominent than in the city of Mission Viejo. From the Teen Voice blog to the Community of Character Committee, Mission Viejo embodies what it means to unite its citizens. 297 more words

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Films of Character: Local Hero

After viewing Local Hero, February’s movie that was shown at City Hall, adjacent to the Mission Viejo Library, I realized that even though some movies may have been made many decades before and have a distinct feel, they still remain contemporary and topical to this day.  386 more words

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Local Hero

Happy 2018 everyone! Yes, I am slightly late but really, it’s an achievement I even made it out of bed to write this post.

Since coming back to London from my wonderful home in Kenilworth after seeing family for Christmas, I have felt super sorry for myself, hence why I have gone back into hiding and not written for a couple of weeks. 428 more words

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