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2/5/14 – Darkside – Tom Stoppard – Incorporating Dark Side Of The Moon By Pink Floyd – 2013

Here’s something different, a Radio Play by Sir Tom Stoppard made for BBC Radio 2 incorporating Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon. The Play is a philosophical Comedy Drama and includes Bill Nighy and Iwan Rheon whose distinctive voice you may recognize from BBC TV Series Misfits or as Ramsay Snow in Game Of […]

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14/4/14 – Lulu – To Sir With Love – 1967

Lulu sang the title song and starred in the film with the great Sidney Poitier and famous sixties stars, Judy Geeson, Adrienne Posta and Suzy Kendall (who was married to Dudley Moore). The film also included Michael Des Barres, lead vocalist of Silverhead (that included Blondie’s Nigel Harrison and Robbie Blunt who played with Robert Plant on his post […]

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2/4/14 – Bill Ryder-Jones – If… – 2011

This debut, largely instrumental album recorded mostly with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, came as a complete surprise to those that knew Ryder-Jones as the lead guitarist in The Coral. He left the band in 2008 after 12 years and his first release A Leave Taking, a four track soundtrack to a short film was composed in […]

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The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich manuscript is one of the most fascinating literary stories – or is it? It is called The Voynich Manuscript because it was owned by Polish revolutionary and antiquarian Wilfrid Voynich from 1912 till his death in 1930. It has an illustrious record of ownership going back to the 17th century but the author […]