Alan Sillitoe

Type: Person
Name: Alan Sillitoe
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

BBC Radio 3 marks Shakespeare anniversary

BBC Radio 3 is to mark the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth with a series of programming exploring his work and the people who direct and perform it.One of the special features is a nightly 15 minute programme called “In Praise of the Midlands” ... [Published Radio Today - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

2104 Canberra marathon not lonely for long distance runners

It's highly unlikely Alan Sillitoe would have called his most famous work The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner if he had attended a Canberra Marathon.The event, now in its 38th year, is one of the city-state's most social and participatory sporting ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Famous names honoured by brewery

CASTLE Rock brewery releases four new beers a year, highlighting various celebrities either born in Notts or who adopted the county as their home.Following the latest edition of George Africanus, 2014 will see the brewery creates beers in honour of boxer ... [Published Nottingham Post - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lucy Mangan: After bingogate, we've all got the Tories' number

: 'Since the poster was revealed, I've been marvelling at how they manage to do so much with so little.' Photograph: TwitterI'm torn about the whole bingo poster thing . On the one hand, who can help but rejoice in the gifting unto a nation of such a ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

A Hundred Years of Philanthropy: Robert Tressell in the New World

2014 marks the hundred-year anniversary of more than just the Great War. In April 1914, before the Archduke Franz Ferdinand misplaced some important pieces of his neck in a vague corner of Central Europe, a book was published in the UK that would come ... [Published God is in the TV - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Amazing, how news can bring to life old memories

I have it on good authority that even people who write news for a living have a love-hate relationship with their product. While being aware of what’s going on around the world is a crucial part — maybe nowadays, more than ever — of being human, taking ... [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Run to daylight – Marco Island Half Marathon 'Bridge Run' starts by dawn's early light

MARCO ISLAND — Alan Sillitoe’s classic story of angry young men was called “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner.” But on Marco Island Sunday morning, the runners weren’t angry, and they certainly weren’t lonely.Over 500 got up early to run the ... [Published Marco Eagle - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Nov 23 2013 - Updated Nov 23 2013 - 1 reports

Trench warfare: the facts remain

I thought it was cheap and spiteful for your correspondent to follow Martin Stephen in denouncing Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen as reflecting a "middle class" view. By contrast, writer Alan Sillitoe thought that the First World War had put back the ... [Published Times Education Supplement - Nov 23 2013]
First reported Nov 11 2013 - Updated Nov 11 2013 - 1 reports

Class is attitude above all

Class remains by nature vague and ill-defined, one of society's necessary mythologies. Class is defined not by a lowly start, nor money nor region, but ultimately as attitude, confidence and absorbed rather than learned values. Lorna Sage’s Bad Blood ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 11 2013]

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BBC Radio 3 marks Shakespeare anniversary [Published Radio Today - Apr 13 2014]
2104 Canberra marathon not lonely for long dist... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Apr 13 2014]
Famous names honoured by brewery [Published Nottingham Post - Apr 04 2014]
Lucy Mangan: After bingogate, we've all got the... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 29 2014]
A Hundred Years of Philanthropy: Robert Tressel... [Published God is in the TV - Mar 25 2014]
Amazing, how news can bring to life old memories [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Mar 20 2014]
Run to daylight – Marco Island Half Marathon 'B... [Published Marco Eagle - Mar 17 2014]
Trench warfare: the facts remain [Published Times Education Supplement - Nov 23 2013]
Class is attitude above all [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Nov 11 2013]
Sun, sea and working-class hedonism [Published Spiked Online - Oct 16 2013]
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