Robert Lindsay (The Trial of Tony Blair, 2007) By far the most on-the-nose example of a screen Blair fulfilling the wishes of those who want Tony banged up for war crimes, this TV movie has him pegged as a pompous berk whose complacency is never quite punctured by the visions he keeps witnessing of dead Iraqis. Lindsay, who earlier played Blair in 2005’s “whoops, there go David Blunkett’s trousers” TV romp A Very Social Secretary, is the best thing about this. An awkward mix of righteous fury and light comedy, he’s very funny in the scenes where Blair is a smooth sitcom schemer, then slyly makes it clear that any real human guilt his Blair feels is secondary to his annoyance at the tarnishing of his legacy. … [Read more...] about The Tony awards: who are the best and worst onscreen Blairs?
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Clinton described at length a lunch he had with the Russian president Boris Yeltsin. “He served roast pig and told me real men hack off the ears and eat them. And once he served 24 courses, including moose lips.” Clinton repeatedly expressed his admiration for Yeltsin, but said: “My relationship … is such that all [Yeltsin’s] hardliners believe I could talk to [him] and get him to sell the oil wells for three dollars and a half, but that’s not true. He’s just more far-sighted and progressive than they are.” … [Read more...] about Blair and Clinton transcripts reveal global concerns of two buddies
Ruth confessed accepting her body is still a working progress as she told Woman & Home: 'I do have a certain degree of confidence myself, but it’s not that high. I still think, "I’m two sizes bigger than I was in my 40s." I’ve got my wobbly bits I don’t like.' … [Read more...] about Ruth Langsford continues to communicate with her mother through a window as she details her isolation routine amid coronavirus lockdown
Captioning the image, the reality star penned: '‘This has broke me. miss them so much. Mum dropped off their shopping & my grandad didn’t stop waving as so happy to see them. I got them a phone & spare SIM card so we can FaceTime them & it’s really helped. ❤️ … [Read more...] about ‘This has broken me’: Devastated Jess Wright shares a snap of her grandad waving from a window as she laments being separated from her loved ones amid COVID-19 lockdown
Homemade baked beans Comforting, utterly delicious and cheap as chips! My children were fascinated by how to make baked beans from scratch and to see how the various ingredients add different levels of flavour. Leave out the meat for a veggie version, and the eggs and sour cream for vegans. … [Read more...] about Thomasina Miers’ 10 favourite recipes for isolation