28 June 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-48801025?intlink_from_url=&link_location=live-reporting-story Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsBloody Sunday One of Northern Ireland's best-known civil rights leaders Ivan Cooper was a "man … [Read more...] about Ivan Cooper man ahead of his time, mourners told
Best party songs of all time
PUBLISHED: 19:15 09 May 2019 Steve Russell Elvis Presley Picture: AP Elvis, Ed Sheeran, ABBA... or perhaps Dolly Parton. Do any of these figure among your favourites? ABBA in 1976. 'Dancing Queen Their best, in my opinion' Picture: PAOur article on Suffolk-born writer Hayley Long's top songs of all time had readers sharing their own favourites. Here are some of them"Music has always played a big part in my life. It keeps me happy!" says Sam Caley, who lives in the Saxmundham area. Her top tunes:Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran with his MBE Picture: John Stillwell/PA1. Don't Stop Believin', by Journey (all-time favourite): "What an anthem this is. Always sing this when it comes on the radio, and just have to do air-guitar too!"2. MMMBop, Hanson: "Just a brilliant dancing tune. Sums up summer for me. Bring it on!"3. 9 to 5, Dolly Parton: "Brings back memories of my son's last primary school assembly. He had taken the CD in for 'music of the month'. He put on … [Read more...] about Are these really the best pop songs ever?
IT’s banked over £3bn pounds at the box office, churned out two smash hit Hollywood films and earned it’s place as the highest grossing musical film of all time. But ABBA's Mamma Mia wasn’t always destined to become the Super Trouper it’s turned out to be. In an exclusive interview with The Sun, to mark 20 years of the show since it hit the West End, Mamma Mia writer Catherine Johnson explains exactly how a humble idea from producer Judy Craymer pitched to ABBA’s Benny, 72, and Bjorn, 73, 22 years ago went on to become the fifth longest running musical in West End history. Catherine admits that when the show first opened in the West End back in 1999, expectations were so low that the theatre had only been booked for three months. She explains: “I just didn't know what to expect. I'd never done anything like this before. Nobody was raising my expectations up too much. “I think the theatre was only booked for three months. I was like … [Read more...] about The secrets behind the £3billion success of ABBA’s hit musical Mamma Mia
From musicals and dramas to children's shows and comedy nights, there's something for everyone at Hanley's Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall. Here, we take a look at what is coming up and how you can book tickets. The Regent Theatre April 8 to April 13 - The Lady Vanishes Husband and wife Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfield lead the star cast in the latest installment of the Classic Thriller Theatre Company. Building on the phenomenal decade-long success of The Agatha Christie Theatre Company, The Classic Thriller Theatre Company presents a quick-witted and devilishly fun thriller, based on the 1939 Hitchcock classic, ranked as one of the best British films of all time. The show also features Lorna Fitzgerald from EastEnders, Matt Barber from Downtown Abbey and Robert Duncan from Drop The Dead Donkey. Get tickets here. April 15 to April 20 - Fame the Musical Can you believe it's 30 years since Fame danced onto our TV screens? Fame the Musical is based … [Read more...] about All the shows coming up at Hanley’s Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall
APRIL 1The Case Against Adnan Syed, Sky Atlantic/NOW TV The podcast Serial, which landed in 2014, revived our interest in true crime documentaries with the gripping account of the murder of Baltimore high school student Hae Min Lee and the subsequent trial and conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed. Here, Academy Award nominee Amy Berg directs a re-examination of the case with access to Syed and those involved with the trial, with up to date developments on his ongoing appeal. The Mask of Zorro (1998), Netflix Anthony Hopkins and Antonio Banderas team up to defeat a tyrant intent on buying California from Mexico. Catherine Zeta Jones also stars. This is the End (2013), Netflix Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg wrote and directed this so-bad-it's-good comedy about a bunch of Hollywood actors, including Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill and Danny McBride who head to a party at James Franco's slick Hollywood home only to become stranded when the end of the world begins. Cruel Intentions … [Read more...] about Game of Thrones, Barry, David Attenborough’s Our Planet