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Sunday 15 September 2013
(Clockwise from top) 1. Moroccan Rose Otto Bath Oil, £30, renskincare.com
Saturday 31 August 2013
Saturday 23 February 2013
1. Bolshoi (ballet companies).
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman could still be playing the successful sleuths in 20 years if the show's co-creator Mark Gatiss gets his way.
Thursday 20 December 2012
Saturday 03 November 2012
Friday 03 August 2012
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis
Monday 30 July 2012
What we love, we're not sure about, we're buying and can't wait for...
Sunday 01 April 2012
As a new season starts, Worcester await the third generation of a very famous name
Riccardo Primo, Britten Theatre, London
Life Is a Dream, Argyle Works, Birmingham
Timberbrit, Bussey Building, London
Sunday 01 April 2012
Awkward direction hobbles this Handel collector's item, but it takes more than that to keep a good performer down
Wednesday 29 February 2012
By casting an attractive woman as Watson, CBS has neatly sidestepped one enduring source of Sherlock Holmes-based speculation: the seething homoerotic tension between the detective and his sidekick. In the BBC's hit show Sherlock, for example, Watson is frequently obliged to inform presumptuous strangers that he and Holmes are just good friends. By contrast, Guy Ritchie's macho movie adaptations seem convinced of the duo's flagrant heterosexuality.
Sunday 26 February 2012
You won't forget this taste of Dabbous. Just get there before the Michelin men do...
Friday 10 February 2012
Tony Roche 's silly and often funny re-imagining of the furore that surrounded the release of Monty Python's Life of Brian received a bit of panning when shown on BBC4 last year.
Friday 26 August 2011
All is quiet in big skool comon room as we digest our jamie oliver-aproved dinner. I am reklining while a junior tick do my eng. prep for me or coarsework as we now call it in my case it is often very COARSE indeed ha ha. Basil fotherington-tomas is reding the newspaper he is a wet.
Thursday 23 June 2011
You don't get what it says on the tin. They don't fly, they're not Russian and they're not brothers. And their line of patter is a little less dense than Dostoevsky's: "We're working without a net tonight." "We didn't invite her." Boom-boom, as Basil Brush used to say.
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