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SOAP OPERA

Imagine the scene. The orchestra has played the Prelude, the curtains sweep back and there is Senor D. Papersurfer standing in front of a glass shower cubicle wearing a towel and his sandals. He turns his back to the audience, removes his sandals and then the towel. He enters the shower cubicle. There’s a gasp […]

THE BEST OF BRITISH …..

……. with apologies to overseas avid readers. There is a television series starting tonight on BBC2 at 9.00pm. It’s called Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys. Gareth Malone, who really doesn’t look that much older than the kids, is indeed an extraordinary man who believes in the power of communal singing to engage, enliven and […]