At the movies · Notes from West London

11 Oscar winners on the London stage, and one in Stratford-on-Avon

During the Christmas holidays, prompted by nothing in particular, I was thinking of three productions of “Richard II” that I have seen here in London over the last 20 years, and the actors who played the title role. The first production, at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2003, starred Mark Rylance. The second, in 2005, featured Kevin… Continue reading 11 Oscar winners on the London stage, and one in Stratford-on-Avon

Notes from West London · Word of the week

Word of the week: Twirly

Now that I’ve fessed up about celebrating my 60th birthday recently (Dead at 59, another list) let me tell you the best thing about reaching this milestone: free public transport. Age-related benefits are not cast in stone. Pensionable ages have changed in ways that I have not really kept up with. Most of my friends… Continue reading Word of the week: Twirly

Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Friday 21 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 24]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Friday 21 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 24 (S6Ep24). As with Series 5 last year, I am posting one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers. The Questions… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, Friday 21 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 24]

Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Thursday 20 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 23]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Thursday 20 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 23 (S6Ep23). As with Series 5 last year, I am posting one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers. The Questions… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, Thursday 20 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 23]

Tenable · Trivia

“Tenable” questions, Wednesday 19 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 22]

A new series of ITV quiz show “Tenable” began last month. Here are the questions and answers for Wednesday 19 October 2022, Series 6 Episode 22 (S6Ep22). As with Series 5 last year, I am posting one piece for each episode containing the following: the questions, how the team fared and the answers. The Questions… Continue reading “Tenable” questions, Wednesday 19 October 2022 [Series 6 Episode 22]