THE RAILWAY CHILDREN is Brought to Life Next
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN is Brought to Life Next Month at Marlowe TheatreBroadway WorldClassic novel The Railway Children is brought to life on The Marlowe Theatre stage in Canterbury next month (August). Written in 1906 by Edith Nesbit, it has also been adapted for the screen, most famously in the 1970 film version directed by Lionel ...
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 7:16 am
11 celebrities who grew up in east Dorset -
Somerset Live11 celebrities who grew up in east DorsetSomerset LiveLionel Jeffries attended Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School. He appeared in a huge amount of films including The Railway Children and chitty Chitty Bang Bang. His daughter is Elizabeth Purcell, the CEO of Lewis Manning Hospice. Mr Jeffries died in a ...
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 4:29 am
(I)man, she looks good! Model Chanel flaunts
Daily Mail(I)man, she looks good! Model Chanel flaunts her enviably toned abs in white crop top as she joins chic Sofia Richie ...Daily MailAlso on the guestlist were Justin Bieber's exes Sofia Richie and Chantel Jeffries looked single and ready to mingle as they arrived at the party. The young starlets dazzled in white ensembles that showcased their svelte figures as the made their way to ...
Posted on 6 July 2017 | 4:38 am
How many Bieber exes fit in a party?
Daily MailHow many Bieber exes fit in a party? Justin's past flames Sofia Richie and Chantel Jeffries rock skin-baring white ...Daily MailBut Sofia Richie and Chantel Jeffries looked single and ready to mingle as they arrived at the Bootsy Bellows party in Malibu on Tuesday. The young starlets dazzled in white ensembles that showcased their svelte figures as the made their way to the 4th ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 11:41 pm
Why this stage version of The Railway
ChronicleLiveWhy this stage version of The Railway Children is more cross country than bullet trainChronicleLiveSo what exactly are we nostalgic for? Is it a yearning for decency, honesty and cucumber sandwiches? Or is it a fondness for the 1970 film directed by Lionel Jeffries and starring Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins? What about a love for the enduring ...
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:52 am
Wine Review: Posh wines from a posh estate
We are not referring to the song sung by Lionel Jeffries in the classic movie “Chitty Chity Bang Bang,” but rather the word that indicates the ultimate in opulence. There is another word associated with posh – Biltmore Estate. The Biltmore Estate is ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:22 pm
WATCH: Happy Birthday to the author of The
It was repainted at the National Railway Museum’s Shildon site late last year to reflect the fictional caramel-brown livery from the Lionel Jeffries movie, just in time for its star appearance. The long-awaited homecoming of The Railway Children to York ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Actor Lionel Jeffries, aka Grandpa Potts in
British character actor Lionel Jeffries died of undisclosed causes on 19 February 2010. Born in London, England, on 10 June 1926, he served in Burma during World War II. After the war, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and appeared in a ...
Posted on 23 February 2010 | 9:47 am
Lionel Jeffries, British Character Actor,
Lionel Jeffries, a mustachioed, bald-pated British character actor who excelled in rubber-faced comedic roles like Grandpa Potts in the musical fantasy adventure “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” and who directed “The Railway Children” and several other ...
Posted on 19 February 2010 | 8:00 am
Actor and Director Lionel Jeffries Dies at
Veteran actor and director Lionel Jeffries died on Friday in a nursing home in Dorset, South West England, at age 83. A spokeswoman for his agent said, "We can confirm he passed away this morning following a long illness." Lionel Jeffries studied at the ...
Posted on 19 February 2010 | 8:00 am