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by SGM
Sun June 9th, 2019, 8:29 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Wolf Hall
Replies: 16
Views: 2904

Re: Wolf Hall

Publication date for the third novel now set at March 2020
by SGM
Wed April 17th, 2019, 5:43 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: Magna Carta at Reagan Library
Replies: 13
Views: 1110

Re: Magna Carta at Reagan Library

I'm not sure I would refer to them as copies. There is no such thing as a single 'original'. No-one is sure how many were produced in 1215 but they were created from a sort of 'heads of terms' by numerous scribes The British Library holds two but one was badly burnt at the end of the 19th century, a...
by SGM
Sat March 16th, 2019, 6:58 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Endeavour (US broadcast)
Replies: 18
Views: 1290

Re: Endeavour (US broadcast)

It has been suggested that this might be the last or at least penultimate series of Endeavour
by SGM
Sat January 19th, 2019, 4:05 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Mary, Queen of Scots movie
Replies: 2
Views: 1140

Re: Mary, Queen of Scots movie

With this and The Favourite, not to mention Helen Mirren as Catherine the Great (on TV), hopefully we will have some quality acting in store (for a change) but anything with Olivia Coleman in immediately sparks my interest. She might even persuade me to give The Crown a go, although probably not.
by SGM
Sat January 19th, 2019, 4:00 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Les Miserables TV series
Replies: 4
Views: 401

Re: Les Miserables TV series

Has had good reviews here, but much relief at the absence of songs.
by SGM
Sat January 19th, 2019, 3:57 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: New "Rebecca" adaptation
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: New "Rebecca" adaptation

There was also Don't Look Now (I think that is what it was called) with Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie which was pretty well received over here.
by SGM
Mon October 29th, 2018, 6:07 pm
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: What audiobooks are you listening to?
Replies: 52
Views: 4010

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to? New Lymond Chronicles

The new audio Lymond Chronicles are either already available or will be available during November. Many people hated the original narrators of these novels. I didn't, but I did hate the narration of the Niccolo books (much of which reminded me of Janet from Dr Finlay's Casebook back in the day. Noth...
by SGM
Thu July 26th, 2018, 2:00 pm
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Pet Hate in hf
Replies: 9
Views: 1342

Re: Pet Hate in hf

Regency gentlemen sitting in pubs and drinking pints.
by SGM
Mon April 16th, 2018, 4:11 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Grantchester (US broadcast)
Replies: 23
Views: 2624

Re: Grantchester (US broadcast)

Not sure I agree about the miscasting. I just thought the whole thing lacked something (possibly because the book isn't actually fiction?) More style over content. Second season of Happy Valley excellent as was he and weeping Myrtle and, of course, Sarah Lancashire? Grantchester was watchable just a...
by SGM
Sun April 15th, 2018, 11:31 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Grantchester (US broadcast)
Replies: 23
Views: 2624

Re: Grantchester (US broadcast)

James Norton is very hot property now. A lot of that, of course, was built on his role in Happy Valley which was even better in Season 2. Followed, of course, by McMafia which although pretty showy wasn't a patch on Happy Valley. But as the credential for James Norton's replacement in Grantchester a...

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