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The REP, Birmingham, Monday 12th March, 2018


John Godber’s 1984 comedy is doing the rounds in this new revival by Fingersmiths, a company that incorporates deaf actors and British Sign Language into plays.  562 more words

Theatre Review

Sidewinder's View: Loving Couples (1980) Vs. A Change Of Seasons (1980) [SPOILER ALERT]

From 1980, this evening’s bedtime movie.

Concerning the hijinks of a middle-aged married couple and their younger lovers, also previously a ‘loving couple’, this one flopped hard at the box office in October 1980. 739 more words

Tales of the Gold Monkey: e20: A Distant Shout of Thunder

It’s the penultimate episode, and one that, for me, frankly didn’t work. The ingredients were there, but they didn’t combine to make the story convincing, and there was no clear indicator as to what let things down. 516 more words

The Goggle-Box

Tales of the Gold Monkey: e19: Boragora or Bust

It’s getting late. What Saturday Morning staple have we not yet had? A Treasure Mine? Let’s throw one of those in.

The ingredients are familiar: veteran prospector, been digging for decades, faithful creaking mule and eccentric methods, strikes it rich. 594 more words

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Hershey Bears Announce Roster Cuts, Trim Roster by 10

Photo: Julie Beidler

After recently beginning their own training camp, the Capitals’ American Hockey League Affiliate Hershey Bears received several players from the Caps on loan in preparation for the start of the AHL season. 215 more words


Tales of the Gold Monkey: e15 - Force of Habit

I really don’t like the way so much of the story of a Tales of the Gold Monkey episode is blown in advance by the pre-credits highlights reel. 799 more words

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Tales of the Gold Monkey: e13 - God Save The Queen

After last week’s schtumer, I was a bit fearful of what we’d get next from Tales of the Gold Monkey, but the show was pleasingly back on track with its deliberate box of Saturday morning Cinema cliches. 1,246 more words

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