United boss cancels panto in favour of speech
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Sunday 01 April 2012
Susan Elkin reviews the best children's and young-adult fiction to help keep your darlings entertained over the spring holidays
Tuesday 14 February 2012
The owner of the toy developer Vivid Imaginations has hired advisers at KPMG to sell the company for up to £80m.
Betrayal, Comedy Theatre, London<br/>Luise Miller, Donmar Warehouse, London<br/>Shrek the Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London
Sunday 19 June 2011
Friday 17 June 2011
Bunker. Bunkum. Bogey at the first. Not exactly how Graeme McDowell had dreamed he would start the defence of his US Open title. Stomach churning. First-tee nerves perhaps. But it was just a blip. Birdie at the second. Nerves settled. No need for a tummy tablet.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Thursday 09 June 2011
The Prince of Wales has been to meet the cast of Shrek the musical in London.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
In a country where sheep outnumber humans 10 to one, a castrated merino named Shrek stood out from the flock. Found in a mountain cave in New Zealand after six years on the run, he sported a fleece so enormous that he resembled "some Biblical creature", his owner recalls.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Just before I started sixth form, my old school building was knocked down. This was not a problem, because we had a spiffy new one to move into. At the time, I was so gleeful that the Dickensian gymnasium had been reduced to rubble and the sports department crammed into a basement that I didn't really have time for nostalgia.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Am I imagining things, or has the world been taken over by kids' fantasy icons?
Friday 10 December 2010
"I'm just a jolly green giant," moans Shrek at his son's birthday party.
Sunday 05 December 2010
The fourth Shrek film is an improvement on the third, not that anyone except DreamWorks' accountants ever thought that the first one needed any sequels at all.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Wednesday 27 October 2010
Cineworld has hailed resurgent advertising revenues and strong box-office sales from 3D movies this year, with Toy Story 3 alone bringing in £70m.
Saturday 16 October 2010
Quango upon quango has been consigned to the bonfire, but the Potato Council lives on.
Sunday 10 October 2010
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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