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Cinema: The Wizard of Oz (1939)

08/03/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1939, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer released the most ambitious and most expensive film they had made up to then, The Wizard of Oz. This adaption of the L. Frank...

TV: David Copperfield (2000)

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Many of Dickens’ stories were originally published in magazines with a new chapter every week. He specialised in creating suspense so that people wanted...

Cinema: The Importance of Being Earnest

03/01/2018 by Victoria Heward
The Importance of Being Earnest is probably Oscar Wilde’s most famous play. It first appeared on the London stage in 1895 and delighted theatre audiences...

TV: The BBC mini-series of Pride and Prejudice (1995)

29/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
The BBC has a long reputation for adapting classic literature and bringing it to the British TV screens. Often their mini-series become as well loved as...

Cinema: The Adventures of Mark Twain!

14/11/2017 by Victoria Heward
The writer Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. In 1985 director, Will Vinton, released an animated film...

TV: Sherlock (2010 - )

25/10/2017 by Victoria Heward
In 2010 British TV viewers saw a new crime drama based on the Sherlock Holmes detective stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. While the original stories were...