Articles Tagged 'Oliver Reed'

Keith Moon and Arthur Darvill

Who’s Who: Who Wants To Hear Arthur Darvill Play Keith Moon?

Bear with me, in order to write about this particular BBC Radio 4 audio presentation, there may be an excessive use of the word who—up there in the headline, for example. This is unavoidable, given the circumstances. I trust I can rely on your patience and kindness in what is undoubtedly a unique situation. So, yesterday […]


Five Fascinating Things About the Town of Wimbledon

As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today (June 24, 2013), it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find out some interesting facts and, like, say them. And no, the location of The All England Lawn […]

Michael Winner

RIP Michael Winner: Five Of His Best

Michael Winner, the director of Death Wish (among many other films), the food critic that made chefs either cry or put unspeakable things in his food, the outspoken foe of censors (particularly those who would seek to make him re-edit his films), has died, aged 77. Always a brash figure, and something of a self-publicist, the young […]

Fancy a Pint with Stephen Fry?

C’mon now, some of you out there have, at one time or another, wondered what it might be like to share a beer with your favorite British celebrity. For those who want to own up to it, who comes to mind? Would you like to kick a few back with Prince William or Prince Harry? […]