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Cinema & TV

TV: The Twilight Saga (2008-2012)

10/10/2018 by Victoria Heward
Vampires first came to the public’s attention in 1897 when Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula introduced British readers to the terrible, bloodsucking count...

TV: The Woman in White – adapted by the BBC 2018

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
Earlier this year the BBC broadcast a five part TV series based on Wilkie Collins’ 1860 novel, The Woman in White. The complicated story revolves around...

TV: Doctor Who (1963 – present)

28/08/2018 by Victoria Heward
Doctor Who is a BBC British television programme about the adventures of a Time Lord (a humanoid alien) known simply as The Doctor. He explores the universe...

Cinema: Into the Woods

27/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
Into the woods was originally a Broadway musical inspired by various fairy tales, including Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella and Rapunzel. It had all...

Cinema: The Dead (1987)

08/06/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Dead is the last story in James Joyce’s Dubliners and was made into a film in 1987 by Irish director John Huston. It was the last film he made before...

TV: Black Sails (2014-2017)

27/04/2018 by Victoria Heward
Black Sails is an American TV series created by Starz, set in 1715, the Golden Age of Pirates. Many of the characters in the series are taken from Robert...