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Arthur Miller short stories

yesterday evening (wednesday 14th), 9.00-9.30pm, on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from april 2011)
fame, with alfred molina, by arthur miller, directed by martin jarvis (1st of 3 daily stories in the arthur miller short stories series) 75 more words

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest is one of Britain’s best-loved plays, so much so that there are currently two major stage adaptations for us UK theatre lovers to choose from – one in the West End, and a new touring production with an all-star cast that includes Nigel Havers, Martin Jarvis and Siân Phillips. 577 more words


Mozart's sister may have given him a helping hand

She was widely acknowledged as one of the finest pianists of her generation, but scholars have tended to dismiss any suggestion that Mozart’s older sister Maria Anna helped nurture his genius. 434 more words


No Iron Age. No Iron Lady.

The Kid (aged 7) mooched into the room. He took one look at me and shrieked “Muvvah!” (yes…that’s how he refers to me – he listens non-stop to Just William audiobooks as read by Martin Jarvis.) And then he goes; 931 more words

Families And Parenting

Week 89: He Do the Police in Different Voices

It’s been a trying week, watching and – even worse – listening to grown men and women squirm and cavort in the increasingly desperate hope that they might inspire us to like them, or perhaps pity them, enough to vote for them. 986 more words


It seems to be the month of plays set in Edwardian Drawing rooms. THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST on a UK tour at the Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham was possibly the best of them all… 83 more words


Wilde at Heart


New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, Tuesday 21st October, 2014

A glance at the cast list for this touring production leads one to think, ungallantly, that they’re all a bit, well, long in the tooth for Oscar Wilde’s comedy about a pair of young Lotharios.  369 more words

Theatre Review