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Sherlock series finale gets cool response



UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT January 16, 2017


Photo credit: Sherlock. BBC   The BBC’s flagship drama Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, reached the denouement of series four on Sunday night and will soon be available around the world. &n...

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Charity gig celebrates Bowie’s 70th birthday



UK, SHOWBIZ, LONDON LIFE January 09, 2017


Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet sings Starman. Photo credit: Sino Despite a tube strike in London, a full house at the O2 Academy Brixton, turned out to celebrate what would have been the 70th birthday of the most famous local musi...

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Christmas Everyday? How much does an Xmas Hit make?



UK, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT December 09, 2016


If you're Slade, or Noddy Holder, or The Pogues, you probably do wish it could be Christmas everyday. Photo Credit - Pixabay One of my first jobs in radio was to help put the Christmas music playlist together a well known station...

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National Ballet of China dazzles London



SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, LONDON LIFE, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST December 01, 2016


Credit: Sadler's Wells Theatre The National Ballet of China’s triumphant UK tour has come to London and won glowing reviews from the national and city press. The Peony Pavilion, a 22-hour epic Kunqu opera that has been comp...

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Plans for "Chinese Hollywood"



BUSINESS, SHOWBIZ, ENTERTAINMENT, CULTURE, EAST MEETS WEST November 29, 2016


Credit: Universal Pictures China will start work next year on a $2 billion One Belt, One Road theme park and film studio in Chongqing as Beijing works to increase the success of Chinese films overseas. One Belt, One Road is an i...

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