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Delia Smith's Summer Collection has beaten Baroness Thatcher's The Downing Street Years to the top of the 1993 hardback bestsellers' lists . . . Caryl Churchill's latest work, a translation of Seneca's Thyestes, opens at the Green Room, Manchester, in June prior to a run at the Royal Court, London . . . Reports are circulating of a mini-series sequel to Casablanca, with Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer tipped to be taking over from Bogart and Bergman . . .

Jefferson in Paris, which reunites Greta Scaachi and the Merchant Ivory team, is currently on location in France . . .

Tokyo's Toho Co Ltd, creators of Godzilla, are suing the American makers of Big Rex, a dinosaur toy very much like their own fire-breathing monster, from green scales to swooping tail to grinning mouth: could this be because there's a new Godzilla flick out this summer? . . . The TV series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, closed down production last week. But Trekkies, fear not. The crew of the Enterprise walked from Stage Eight to Stage Seven at Paramount to begin shooting on the seventh Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Generations. It features, through a strange trick of time, Captains Patrick Stewart and William Shatner, plus all the usual suspects - save Mr Spock, Leonard Nimoy having expressed a thoroughly human annoyance with script's proffered bit role. . .

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