Militia fight fierce battles in capital
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Saturday 09 June 2012
This official soundtrack to the recent festivities has an unashamedly populist slant, David Parry and the LPO presenting what are effectively a succession of musical figureheads commensurate with the celebration of a national figurehead.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Lights, camera ... action? With Entertainment One, the co-owner of kids' favourite cartoon porcine Peppa Pig, on the search for acquisitions, The King's Speech-backer Alliance Films has long been rumoured to be in its sights. Yesterday, with the sale process of the Canadian firm looking set to be completed in a matter of weeks, City scribblers were claiming that – win or lose – punters would be switching onto the media firm.
Thursday 03 May 2012
Laura, daughter of top British dramatist Stephen, shows she has a voice all of her own with her debut play. By Alice Jones
Saturday 28 April 2012
Stephen Hendry hit the front in his long-awaited first Crucible meeting with his fellow Scot John Higgins in Sheffield.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Blackthorn (102 mins, 15)
Sunday 15 April 2012
The past is a lucrative country; they do things deliciously there. So runs one of the unsinkable maxims of 21st-century British television. Or at least it seemed unsinkable until ITV's Titanic: finishing tonight, the multi-decked extravaganza's ratings have drowned amid a vortex of so-so reviews and bad seafaring puns. Which might make you wonder: is the period drama set for a fall from grace to rival that of Tess of the d'Urbervilles?
Sunday 01 April 2012
A nice wartime romance – shame about the peace
Monday 26 March 2012
It's Downton-on-Sea – but this drama may not end so happily for Fellowes
Thursday 08 March 2012
Deaths of soldiers in advance party bring sorrow to Warminster
Monday 20 February 2012
BBC's Downton rival shows its class – below stairs
Saturday 18 February 2012
Her luminous good looks made her the star of Little Dorrit and Upstairs Downstairs. As she prepares to light up our TV screens once again, Claire Foy talks to Gerard Gilbert.
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