Boise Contemporary Theater plays with
Idaho Statesman (blog)Boise Contemporary Theater plays with metaphor and magic in Sarah Ruhl's 'The Clean House'Idaho Statesman (blog)Playwright Sarah Ruhl wields metaphor like a magic wand. She weaves and layers them into her plays and the fabric of her characters to infuse them with a heightened sense of magical realism. Take Ruhl's “The Clean House,” a comedy that will open at ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 2:32 pm
School of hard knocks: the dark underside to
The GuardianSchool of hard knocks: the dark underside to boarding school booksThe GuardianThe notable detail Dahl provides is that the “great man” was a clergyman named Geoffrey Fisher, later to become the archbishop of Canterbury. .... The simple cast of brave, true sportsmen, of swots and of cowards, cads and bullies invented by Thomas ...
Posted on 8 April 2017 | 4:01 am
Heard it through the Grapevine - Grenfell
Grenfell Record and Bland AdvertiserHeard it through the GrapevineGrenfell Record and Bland AdvertiserSINCERE SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to families who have lost loved ones recently including Shirley Verde (Bimbi),Geoffrey Hughes Pawson (Thuddungra), Trevor Tulk, John Bradtke, Margaret Eppelstun, Thel Gannon, Darcy Sinclair, Phil Sharkey ...
Posted on 5 April 2017 | 1:37 am
Randy Clay Black - Daily Mountain Eagle
Randy Clay BlackDaily Mountain Eagle... and Riley Brook Cooper; special nurse, Brandy Kitchens; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Pallbearers will be Bob Hibbs, T.J. Bailey, David Dunagan, Jackie Barnett, Paul Moore, Heath Robertson, Cooper Hughes and Geoffrey Hambric.
Posted on 4 April 2017 | 10:06 pm
Henry Lawson, voice of a nation, larrikin,
The AustralianHenry Lawson, voice of a nation, larrikin, likely wife beaterThe AustralianHenry died penniless in 1922. He was given a state funeral attended by prime minister Billy Hughes. Geoffrey Blainey called it “the grandest funeral ever conferred on an Australian writer or artist'' — its grandeur stood in stark contrast to the ...and more »
Posted on 31 March 2017 | 6:03 am
The historical origins of 6 swear words
Let's thank the French for that. They started referring to the English as "les goddems" during the Hundred Years' War because of their frequent profanity, according to Geoffrey Hughes' book, "A Social History of Foul Language, Oaths, and Profanity in English."
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:00 am
Geoffrey Hughes Dies
Picture: Geoffrey Hughes Chelsea Flower Show - press & VIP preview day at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea London, England - 21.05.07 British actor Geoffrey Hughes has died following a battle with cancer. The star, who passed away at the age of 68 on Friday ...
Posted on 28 July 2012 | 11:11 pm
He first appeared on television in the 1960s, in series including Z-Cars and The Likely Lads, and was the voice of Paul McCartney in the film Yellow Submarine. Although usually cast in supporting roles, the 17-and-a-half stone Hughes invested them with a ...
Posted on 28 July 2012 | 9:26 pm
Tributes Paid To Geoffrey Hughes
Tributes have been paid to the actor Geoffrey Hughes whose death was announced yesterday. The actor will be remembered for several different roles in high profile television shows; to soap fans he will be remembered as Eddie Yates in Coronation Street.
Posted on 28 July 2012 | 8:23 pm
"He wasn't just an actor, he was my
CORRIE legend Geoffrey Hughes has died after a long battle with cancer. The 68-year-old actor, who starred as binman Eddie Yates in the 1970s and 1980s, is thought to have had prostate cancer. Last night TV stars paid tribute to Geoffrey, who died on ...
Posted on 28 July 2012 | 10:00 am