Foodie News: Little Hen is closing its doors
Foodie News: Little Hen is closing its doorsWRAL.comLocal chefs nominated this year include: Ashley Christensen (Poole's Diner, Death & Taxes, and several others); Vivian Howard (Chef & The Farmer, Boiler Room Oyster Bar); Andrea Reusing (Lantern in Chapel Hill and The Durham Hotel); Gabe Barker ...
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 7:07 am
Deddie Davies obituary - The Guardian
Deddie Davies obituaryThe GuardianDeddie Davies, who has died of ovarian cancer aged 78, will be remembered as Nell, wife of the station porter Mr Perks, in The Railway Children, the director Lionel Jeffries's lovingly made 1970 film adaptation of Edith Nesbit's Edwardian novel.
Posted on 2 January 2017 | 7:16 am
Jenny Agutter interview: 'The Railway
Telegraph.co.ukJenny Agutter interview: 'The Railway Children still makes me upset'Telegraph.co.ukLionel Jeffries's 1970 film, based on E Nesbit's classic children's story, is remembered not least for the heartbreaking scene in which Bobbie (played by Agutter) is reunited with her wrongly imprisoned father on a smoky train platform. It's a moment ...
Posted on 22 December 2016 | 11:00 pm
York Theatre Royal's The Railway Children
The Press, YorkYork Theatre Royal's The Railway Children production at National Railway Museum released on DVDThe Press, YorkMacGibbon and his production team navigated Cruden's thrilling and clever staging, which utilised mobile platforms, props and rail carts on tracks and a real steam engine, as featured in Lionel Jeffries'1970 film. The Railway Children follows the story ...and more »
Posted on 20 December 2016 | 2:11 am
Interview: Ty Jeffries - The Croydon Citizen
The Croydon CitizenInterview: Ty JeffriesThe Croydon Citizen“I played the piano from a very early age and I'm sure it drove my parents mad, because I simply couldn't leave it alone”, said Ty, whose father, the great character actor and director Lionel Jeffries, recognised and encouraged his son's musical talent.
Posted on 17 October 2016 | 4:01 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