Great British Drawings
This is the ultimate film review of a true great of . British comedy. . Featuring extensive extracts from the finest comedy moments from the late, great and sadly missed . Leonard . Rossiter including unforgettable highlights from . Le . Petomane, . Rising . Damp, . Billy . Liar, . The . Fall and . Rise of . Reginald . Perrin and . The . Losers. . Theres also a chance to revisit the full range . Leonard . Rossiters iconic series of commercials for . Cinzano with . Joan . Collins. . In addition to archive interviews with . Leonard himself, we also hear the first hand reflections of . John . Barron (CJ from . The . Fall . And . Rise . Of . Reginald . Perrin), . Sue . Nicholls (Joan from . The . Fall . And . Rise . Of . Reginald . Perrin), . Tim . Preece (Tom from . The . Fall . And . Rise . Of . Reginald . Perrin), . Bruce . Bold (David . Harris-. Jones from . The . Fall . And . Rise . Of . Reginald . Perrin), . Don . Warrington (Richard from . Rising . Damp) and . Eric . Chappel; writer of . Rising . Damp.
The . Ashmolean . Museums collection of . British drawings and watercolors is undoubtedly one of the richest in the world. . Over 130 works are discussed here in this fully illustrated catalogue, including a dozen works loaned from private collections. . Many of these works have never previously been published or exhibited. . The full richness of the . Ashmoleans collection is reflected here with drawings from the mid-seventeenth century through to the present day. . Works by renowned masters including . Rowlandson, . Gainsborough, . Blake, . Palmer, . Girtin, . J. . M. . W. . Turner, . Edward . Lear, . Ruskin, and the . Pre-. Raphaelites feature, together with works from the twentieth century including . Augustus . John, . Paul . Nash, . Walter . Sickert and the . Camden . Town . Group, . Eric . Kennington, . Eric . Ravilious, . Ben . Nicholson, . Graham . Sutherland, . Wyndham . Lewis, . Ronald . Searle, . Gerald . Scarfe, and . David . Hockney. . Great . British . Drawings reveals the full breadth of achievement and inventiveness of . British artists in all drawing media, from pencil, to pen and ink, to watercolor, as well as the fascinating history of . British art over the course over three and a half centuries.
. Delightfully good . . an exuberant and learned celebration of . British culture. . full of love for and fascination with everything from the origins of heavy metal in the metal-bashing industries of the . West . Midlands to . John . Lennons and . Damien . Hirsts lust for money . Nick . Cohen, . Observer . Terrific. . . I defy you not to be swept up in a narrative thats as colourful as it is dramatic - . John . Preston, . Mail on . Sunday . Dramatic, perceptive and often extremely funny . Spectator, . Books of the . Year . Britains empire has gone. . We no longer matter as we once did. . And yet there is still one area in which we can legitimately claim superpower status: our popular culture. . It is extraordinary to think that one . British writer, . J. . K. . Rowling, has sold more than 400 million books; that . Doctor . Who is watched in almost every developed country in the world; that . James . Bond has been the central character in the longest-running film series in history; that . The . Lord of the . Rings is the second best-selling novel ever written (behind only . A . Tale of . Two . Cities); that the . Beatles are still the best-selling musical group of all time; and that only . Shakespeare and the . Bible have sold more books than . Agatha . Christie. . To put it simply, no country on earth, relative to its size, has contributed more to the modern imagination. . This is a book about the success and the meaning of . Britains modern popular culture, from . Bond and the . Beatles to . Catherine . Cookson and . Coronation . Street, from . Harry . Potter, heavy metal and . Kate . Bush to . Damien . Hirst, . Downton . Abbey and . Grand . Theft . Auto. . Dominic . Sandbrooks superbly rich, entertaining and thought-provoking book makes it clear that . The . Great . British . Dream . Factory is a very strange and wonderful place indeed.
One of the first great . British novels, . Samuel . Richardson’s classic tale became a legend to his own age and remains so today. Defying her parents’ desire for her to marry a loathsome man for his wealth, the virtuous . Clarissa escapes into the dangerous arms of the charming rogue . Lovelace, whose intentions are much less than honorable. . This thought-provoking work, written entirely in intimate letters, exposes the delicacy and complexity of affairs of the human heart. . The fatal attraction between villain and victim builds and unfolds into a relationship that haunts the imagination as fully as that of . Romeo and . Juliet or . Tristan and . Isolde.
This book is for the baker who wants to whip up a cake for an office party, traybake for a kid’s birthday or pudding to follow a simple supper. . Using straightforward, easy-to-follow techniques, there are foolproof recipes for cakes, traybakes, bread, biscuits, tarts, pies, puddings and desserts. . If you are a confident baker or ready to move onto the next stage, each chapter also showcases the best recipes from the series – . Mary and . Pauls . Signature . Bakes, . Technical . Challenges and . Showstoppers, plus the best bakers recipes from series 4. . There are step-by-step photographs to guide you through the more complicated techniques and beautiful photography throughout, making this the perfect gift for all bakers. . The finalists recipes will be available after the final has transmitted in . October. . For more information go to: .
Будучи фронтменом и голосом самой известной белой регги-группы на земле . UB40, . Ali . Campbell выпустил более семидесяти миллионов пластинок по всему миру, и теперь, продолжая успех двух предыдущих сольных альбомов, он издаёт . Great . British . Songs - коллекцию композиций, призванных перенести каноны британской поп- и рок-музыки на реггей-основу. . Классические хиты . Rolling . Stones, . The . Hollies, . Roxy . Music, . The . Who и, конечно, . The . Kinks получили свои достойные интерпретации. . Особого внимания заслуживает странная, непривычная, но милая сердцу версия . A . Hard . Day’s . Night . The . Beatles. . В записи . Великого . Британского . Песенника, которая проходила на . Ямайке, принимали участие такие легендарные музыканты, как . Sly . Dunbar и . Robbie . Shakespeare. дмитрий . Веснин