Five things we loved this week
Night Shift is over…or is it?
In a turn of events that echoes the Easter story itself, The Night Manager may not be gone forever after this weekend – it may return to our screens once more. The slick, Bond-like adaptation of John le Carre’s novel of the same name, admired for its impeccable polish and calibre of acting, may well have a sequel series. Here’s hoping it is true and we will delight in Hugh Laurie’s deliciously evil Richard Roper , Tom Hollander’s
Putney has a brand new landmark
Putney has been the starting point for The University Boat Race since 1845. Among its notable residences have been: Thomas Cromwell, Clement Attlee, E. M. Forster and... Pierce Brosnan. Well, now, it has something else to shout about: a brand new Waterstones. Our gleaming new shop boasts a large Fiction and Travel section, a vibrant Children’s section and it has a sleek Dillon’s café that serves coffee so good you will never want to leave. We foresee 2016 as the year the Boat Race rowers all abandon the race at Putney, get out of their boats, swim to shore, shake hands, denounce all rivalry, and go and have a natter over a pain au chocolat in our shop instead. You never know…
Elena Ferrante – we salute you!
I would like to take this opportunity to suggest
A Short History of Comedy in 2016
Do you know what is funny? The Woodhouse prize – that is what is funny. Each year, it laughs, chuckles,
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