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Childhood Diaries Long Gone and All Is Well

I had a good laugh when I read Nathalie’s post a couple of days ago, but was surprised at her surprise in discovering the schlock that existed in her diaries.   495 more words

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One From the Archive: 'The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year' by Sue Townsend ***

First published in March 2012.

Sue Townsend is most well known for writing the series of Adrian Mole diaries, and is widely regarded as Britain’s ‘favourite comic writer’. 740 more words

Rankin County Schools - Asst. Supt. Placed on Leave

A Rankin County schools assistant superintendent has been placed on administrative leave, and a candidate in the race to replace current superintendent Lynn Weathersby is calling it a “fear and intimidation tactic” by Weathersby. 139 more words


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 - The Musical

A gold star to the Curve Theatre Leicester for putting a new British musical by a relatively unknown team on their main stage. The fact that both Sue Townsend, the writer of the original book, and her main character hail from their city means it truly belongs there, and there is much to enjoy in this world première. 330 more words


Amazing Press Night at "Adrian Mole" Musical

So proud of Jake and Pippa and everyone involved in the press night of Adrian Mole the Musical last night at Leicester’s Curve Theatre.  It has been such and amazing – and long – journey to get the show on stage but the result is terrific.   59 more words

Sue Townsend's The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4, the Musical - review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide

Book & Lyrics by Jake Bruger
Music & Lyrics Pippa Cleary

Directed by Luke Sheppard
Based on the book… 608 more words



“Honestly. My family just don’t understand me. Perhaps when I am famous and my diary is discovered people will understand the torment of being a 13 ¾ year old intellectu… 202 more words