Bill Bailey opens up on looking for ‘genuine happiness’ for his latest book | Books | Entertainment

Bill Bailey has stunned Strictly Come Dancing fans this year, as the comedian vowed to never take centre stage for the annual BBC show. Despite this, Bailey has found himself in week seven of the competition, after displaying an impressive set of moves. He has been working hard this year to keep himself upbeat, in light of the ongoing UK lockdown, More...

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Bill Bailey on how UK lockdown helped him write book on happiness | Books | Entertainment

Bill Bailey is a renowned comedian who has explored a number of avenues throughout his incredible career. Not only has the funny man sold out Wembley Arena, he also made quite the name for himself as an actor More...

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Nick Dunn opens up on being locked up in hellish Indian prison for crimes he didn’t commit | Books | Entertainment

Nick joined the Paratroopers at the age of 18 (Image: BARRY MARSDEN) Nick was one of the “Chennai Six”, along with Billy Irving from Connel, Argyll; Ray Tindall from Chester; Paul Towers from Pocklington, More...

By admin On Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Barack Obama’s ‘A Promised Land’ will appeal to realists more than idealists | Books | Entertainment

Obama valued eloquence and good manners, and emphasised the importance of uniting America’s different cultures. After four years of Donald Trump’s presidency, these values seem to belong to a different age. But More...

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Winds of Winter chapters: Lannisters, Samwell and more POVs teased by George RR Martin | Books | Entertainment

In the last week, George RR Martin has given an extensive update on his progress with the penultimate A Song of Ice and Fire novel. Of new chapters in The Winds of Winter, the author teased: “Of late I have More...

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TV soldier Jay Morton: My 7-step SAS survival guide…to modern life | Books | Entertainment

The decorated Special Forces operative, who has climbed Mount Everest twice and appeared in the last series of Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins, believes it is up to every person to decide whether to be More...

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Black Narcissus: A torrid tale of sexual obsession, murder and Hollywood royalty | Books | Entertainment

One critic dubbed the Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger-directed double-Oscar winning movie, starring Deborah Kerr as the senior sister, “an erotic English film about the fantasies of nuns”. Now More...

By admin On Friday, November 20th, 2020
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Dolly Parton’s Songteller: Part songbook, part potted history and part balm for the soul | Books | Entertainment

Dolly Parton, with Robert K Oermann Hodder & Stoughton, £35 Songteller is part annotated songbook, part potted history and part balm for the soul, with Dolly Parton’s personality shining out of every More...

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Trust No One: a tense psychological thriller full of twists | Books | Entertainment

Estate agent Olivia Blake receives a threatening note and writes it off as a prank, but when she stumbles across a man burning to death in one of the properties she is selling, she realises that the threat is More...

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Game of Thrones: George RR Martin ‘NO ONE writes historical fiction like Bernard Cornwell’ | Books | Entertainment

George RR Martin has to be one of the best-known fantasy authors of the 21st century, following the success of A Song of Ice and Fire and its TV adaptation Game of Thrones. While the 72-year-old is heavily influenced More...