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12 Gifts for Christmas – Day 2

A Ghost Story As much part of Christmas as the roast turkey, or a long walk in the late afternoon dusk, ghost stories are just the thing to add a delicious and chilly edge to the festive season.  Dickens may have provided…

‘Sound bite’ of the week

"Not in a billion years did I think I would be made a dame; it never even crossed my mind. It wasn't anything I ever aspired to. I just wanted to be a jobbing actress, a working actor and somebody who could still perform." - Veteran…

One Life (2011)

A feature length nature documentary from BBC Earth, One Life is right up there with the best that the Beeb can do and features some absolutely stunning cinematography (both on a grandiose scale and down to a microscopic level) to provide a…

The Awakening (2011)

For the past decade, we have seen a revival of the classic haunted house chiller with works such as the Nicole Kidman-starred The Others to the brilliant Spanish scares of The Devil's Backbone and The Orphanage.  With the current and…

The Awakening (2011)

All Black Captain Sean Fitzpatrick famously could conclude a post-match interview constructed entirely of platitudes, one of his favourites being "Rugby's an 80 minute game". It must therefore have been galling for him, in recent…