Charles Dickens

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Villagers in Bowes urged to rally round to fund urgent church repairs

VILLAGERS are holding a Christmas fair so they can pay for urgent and costly repairs to their historic church.The Bowes Christmas fair will raise money for St Giles’ church, including its stained glass window, which has cracked.This is the first fundraising ... [Published Teesdale Mercury - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Professor gives a Dickens of a lecture in Wisbech

A professor from a leading German university has been putting Wisbech Grammar School pupils in the picture about a novelist who saw the world with the eyes of an artist.Dr Patricia Plummer, who holds the chair of postcolonial studies at the University ... [Published Fenland Citizen - 3 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

A holiday tradition turns 40

Put on a play every year for four decades, as Guthrie Theater has done with “A Christmas Carol,” and you’re bound to rack up some impressive numbers.Two million theatergoers in the seats. Over 800 actors on stage. Twenty different versions of “Bah humbug!” ... [Published Southwest Journal - 11 hours ago]
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Punch authors revealed for the first time

From 1841 to 1992, Punch was the world’s most celebrated magazine of humour and satire. From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into a national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity ... [Published ALA - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

A Bill Maher Writer Ponders the Bible

|3:41 amScott Carson, a writer for HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher," said he hopes his play, "The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord," will lead people to seek out God and the spiritual side of life, ... [Published Christian Post - 18 hours ago]
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Senior citizens invited to dress rehearsal

:  The Pleasant Valley High School Drama Department will be presenting a dress rehearsal of its fall musical, “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” open to senior citizens at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Pleasant Valley High School theatre. There is no ... [Published QC Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Sikes and Nancy at Cramphorn Studio, Chelmsford (CM2)

Friday 14th November at 8pmCharles Dickens' thrilling story, Sikes and Nancy, will be performed on stage for one night only at Chelmsford's Cramphorn Studio on Friday 14 November. This dark, gothic melodrama was adapted by Dickens from the grislier material ... [Published AboutMyArea - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Czech-American puppeteers to present updated Dickens

‘A Christmas Carol, Oy! Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa’ will be staged in New York for the holidaysNEW YORK — For the delight of audiences aged 5 to 105, Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre will perform A Christmas Carol, Oy! Hanukkah, Merry Kwanzaa from ... [Published Prague Post - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 1 reports

Trio of historic figures inspired Carter’s ‘Gospel’

| 0 CommentsSCOTT CARTERWhat do a founding father, a Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary have in common?They all wrote or re-wrote their own versions of the Bible. And they meet in the brilliant new philosophical comedy by Scott Carter, “The ... [Published Larchmount Chronicle - Oct 31 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alley favorites appear in Houston’s family favorite, ‘A Christmas Carol’

Houston’s seasonal favorite A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas returns to light up the Holiday Season at the University of Houston Nov. 21 to Dec. 24, the third production in the “Alley Theatre @ UH” season.Michael Wilson’s adaptation, an ... [Published Atascocita Observer - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Hotels in Franklin, TN Celebrate the Holidays With Dickens-Style Festival

SOURCE: Marriott InternationalStay 5 Miles From the Family-Friendly Festival at the Residence Inn Franklin Cool SpringsFRANKLIN, TN--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2014) - After Santa, Ebenezer Scrooge may be one of the holiday season's most iconic figures. ... [Published MarketWired - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Missing Southsea Woman 'May Be Injured'

30 2014, 11:06Police say they're getting really worried about a Southsea woman who may be injured.It's thought 49-year-old Tracy Goddard may be in need of medical treatment. She was last seen just after 8.30am on Tuesday )28 October).As time passes her ... [Published Capital Radio - Oct 30 2014]

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Villagers in Bowes urged to rally round to fund... [Published Teesdale Mercury - 1 hour ago]
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Rep. Barry Moore discusses trial outcome, looks... [Published DothanFirst.com - 10 hours ago]
Connecting images and words at a literary fest [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
A holiday tradition turns 40 [Published Southwest Journal - 11 hours ago]
Punch authors revealed for the first time [Published ALA - 12 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Where is Jerusalem? [Published Washington Times - 12 hours ago]
Turkey - the underestimated delicacy [Published Boca Beacon - 12 hours ago]
Mid-Hudson Valley Calendar of Events: Oct. 31, ... [Published Daily Freeman - 15 hours ago]
8 of Boston’s Most Haunted Bars and Restaurants [Published Bostinno - 16 hours ago]
A Bill Maher Writer Ponders the Bible [Published Christian Post - 18 hours ago]
Senior citizens invited to dress rehearsal [Published QC Times - 18 hours ago]
We should not fear the machine age [Published Austrian Economics Center - 19 hours ago]
FAIRS AND FESTIVALS: Oct. 31 [Published Wicked Local Watertown - 19 hours ago]
The Muggleton Inn in High Street, Maidstone has... [Published Kent Business - 20 hours ago]
“Hunger, filth, fear and death”: remembering li... [Published New Statesman - 20 hours ago]
The difference between cads, caddies and cadets [Published Maitland Mercury - 21 hours ago]
Assembly Rooms invites you down Memory Lane [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - 22 hours ago]
In swing district, it’s door-to-door race to wi... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Oct 31 2014]
Sikes and Nancy at Cramphorn Studio, Chelmsford... [Published AboutMyArea - Oct 31 2014]
Czech-American puppeteers to present updated Di... [Published Prague Post - Oct 31 2014]
What’s on for Friday, October 31 to Sunday, Nov... [Published Portsmouth Today - Oct 31 2014]
Trio of historic figures inspired Carter’s ‘Gos... [Published Larchmount Chronicle - Oct 31 2014]
Tahlequah Community Playhouse rehearses for hol... [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - Oct 30 2014]
SIBF announces upcoming Children’s Programme [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 30 2014]
Travelwise: The world of free walking tours is ... [Published Miami Herald - Oct 30 2014]
New collection explores a quarter century of un... [Published Chicago Jewish Community Online - Oct 30 2014]
College Players to perform A Christmas Carol [Published Rutland Times - Oct 30 2014]
Ten top shows this weekend [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Oct 30 2014]
Alley favorites appear in Houston’s family favo... [Published Atascocita Observer - Oct 30 2014]
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A “Great” Debate [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 30 2014]
Aaron David Miller’s latest book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President , makes the case that Washington, Lincoln, and FDR were America’s only truly “great” presidents, and as the title implies, we’re ...
Peter Ackroyd's 'Charlie Chaplin: A Brief Life'... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Oct 29 2014]
The wonderfully prolific Ackroyd has written great big biographies (Charles Dickens, Shakespeare and others), but his "Brief Lives" books, of which "Chaplin" is the latest, are great, too – small gems, complete if not exhaustive, and, best of all, not ...
Why didn’t the ‘Anti-Garotting Cravat’ catch on... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Oct 24 2014]
“I had an immense advantage over many others,” wrote the Victorian inventor and steelmaker Henry Bessemer in his autobiography, “inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from ...
26 Gorgeous Book Covers From Penguin's "Drop Ca... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Oct 21 2014]
Bibliographic beauty from Austen to Zafon. Penguin Drop Caps are a series of 26 rainbow hued hardcover editions, each with a gorgeously illustrated "drop cap" letter by type designer Jessica Hische . Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Penguin ...
Why These Nine Famous Thinkers Walked So Much [Published Mark's Daily Apple - Oct 15 2014]
A couple weeks back, I wrote about how integral walking is to being human . And over the years I’ve written about the health benefits of walking , how and why you should walk barefoot , and even a definitive guide on the subject . In other words, ...
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