Thomas Dekker retired from the pro peloton yesterday, bringing to a close one of the most illustrious potential careers in professional cycling. Cycling in the South Bay sat down with him on the park bench next to the one he normally sleeps on to talk about what’s next. 646 more words
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The ruler of the London underworld in the 17th century was an actor, a thief, a fraudster, a folk hero—and a woman.
By Phil James
In the year 1611, the audience at London’s Fortune Playhouse were treated to an unusual sight. Across the river from the Globe Theater, where William Shakespeare was producing a play called The Tempest, audiences looking for cheaper fare gathered in the pit—standing room only—to banter on about the daily affairs of the city. 2,678 more words
Hitting the shelves today is the long awaited home entertainment release of the Robert Englund starring FEAR CLINIC. Based off of the FEARNET (RIP) series of the same name the full feature was the talk of festivals in 2014. 382 more words
The Shoemaker’s Holiday by Thomas Dekker is currently being revived at the Swan Theatre in Stratford upon Avon. Directed by Philip Breen, the RSC production is thankfully in contemporary dress (there have been rather too many modern-dress productions in the Swan that didn’t quite work) and is a solid afternoon’s entertainment. 196 more words