Ed Sheeran's popular song Castle on the Hill, includes lyrics: 'Driving at 90 down those country lanes' Ward said: 'They're not going to ban Ed Sheeran's music when he's telling you to drive down a country lane at 90 miles an hour, are they?' … [Read more...] about ‘Speeding is f****** dangerous’ Rising star of new BBC drama Small Axe, Michael Ward, says it’s hypocritical to ban films showing gang violence while Ed Sheeran can sing about ‘driving down a country lane at 90mph’
“These house parties where the house owners would clear their rooms of furniture and bring in a sound system; large, often home-made speakers together with the crew who would play the music – the DJ, who spoke to the crowd, and the Selector, the one who chose the music. … [Read more...] about Small Axe fans left ‘crying happy tears’ over ’emotional roller coaster’ Lovers Rock episode – but is it a true story?
One keen Twitter user rallied fans, posting: "Y'all think we can all collectively bully The Walking Dead into giving us a Negan spin off? I think so. Let's light them mentions up." … [Read more...] about The Walking Dead’s Jeffrey Dean Morgan teases Negan spin-off series as he assures fans ‘no doors are closed’
New writing, says Oglesby, is the lifeblood of theatre, and there are particular joys to be had from reading plays rather than watching them. “In trying to think how the flame might be kept alive in however small a way, I reckoned that the written word has none of the pitfalls of the journey from stage to screen; it’s in its element, it looks good on the page, dialogue is dynamic, you can get the essence of characters and story from a few pages. So why not take excerpts from plays that are slated to go on, or should be, and offer readers and audiences something to look forward to? Like a series of trailers.” … [Read more...] about Guardian to spotlight dazzling unstaged scripts in a new series
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