So what did I think of The Favourite? First I wish you to follow me on my journey to the movie. I live near Newcastle-Under-Lyme. The Vue cinema is in a mall. As you go in, on the wall, is a mural of famous figures from the movies. When I say they are overwhelmingly men, I mean at a ratio
Even in wartime London can still be glamorous, but for Tommy and his handsome American a secret mission for a Royal Duke puts life, love, freedom and the future of the world in desperate danger… As bombs rain down over London during the Blitz, Major Tommy Haupner negotiates the rubble-filled streets of Bloomsbury on his way to perform at
Manifold Press is a small LGBTQ+ Press. We are relaunching in January with a vision to publish LGBTQ+ novels and short stories which reflects the diversity of LGBTQ+ life over the centuries. We want novels which authenticate LGBTQ+ experiences of life and love in different periods and different places, and which explores the experiences of people of many ethnicities and
Rummaging on the net this past week I came across the Journal of Popular Romance Studies. It’s an Open Access journal: anything you see and like, you can download. If you want to “pay” the journal and authors blog/tweet @IASPR your response to articles. http://jprstudies.org
MANIFOLD PRESS wishes to announce the termination of our business relationship with JAY LEWIS TAYLOR and that we are removing all that author’s books from sale with immediate effect. Legal counsel emphasises that we are unable to enter into any correspondence on this matter.
I went to see Miss Littlewood at the Swan, RSC last night and as it coincided with a question on twitter about “when does history start” I had a few thoughts. The show is in many ways brilliant. It uses a lot of Littlewood’s techniques to talk with and to the audience. It now famously moves the “character” of Joan