Daily Archives: 18/02/2024

Harry Styles turns heads at Premier League match

Fans joke that the star’s appearance is the UK version of Taylor Swift at the Super Bowl.

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Michael J Fox brings audience to tears at Baftas

The actor, who lives with Parkinson’s disease, got up from his wheelchair to present best film award.

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Online campaign seeks Easter Island statue return

A campaign by social media users in Chile seeks the repatriation of Hoa Hakananai’a moai to the island.

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‘Oppenhomies’ Murphy and Downey Jr scoop Baftas

Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr and Christopher Nolan all win Bafta Film Awards for Oppenheimer.

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Watch Baftas 2024 best bits… in two minutes

Laughter and tears for winners at the Bafta Awards 2024 in London.

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House at Pooh Corner (version 2), The by A. A. Milne (1882 – 1956)

The House at Pooh Corner describes the continuing adventures of Winnie the Pooh and his friends Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Kanga and Roo. We also meet a newcomer to the Hundred Acre Wood, Tigger. (Summary by Anne Erickson)

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Transpondo sátiras: duas tradutoras de eslovaco falam sobre como encontrar inspiração

Como leitores, podemos nos opor à Rússia pela leitura da literatura das “nações menores”. Texto de Majling, original em eslovaco, com os nomes modificados de Dostojevzski (Dostoiévski), Tolsztoi (Tolstói) e Toorgenef (Turguêniev). Foto de Filip Noubel, usada com permissão. Para … Continue reading

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To The Clouds by John Clare (1793 – 1864)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of To The Clouds by John Clare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 11, 2024. —— His biographer Jonathan Bate called Clare “the greatest labouring-class poet that England has ever produced. No … Continue reading

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In pictures: Stars on the Baftas red carpet

Daisy Edgar-Jones is among the actors at the biggest night in the British film calendar.

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David Crockett, Scout by Charles Fletcher Allen (1849 – 1914)

Davy Crockett is one of the legendary heroes of the North American frontier, celebrated in song and story. This is a very accessible account of his life from boyhood through his time as a scout and of high popularity to … Continue reading

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Steve Wright’s Love Songs airs ‘without the chief’

The Radio 2 show opens with a tribute to DJ Steve Wright, its long-time host, who died this week.

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The Bafta nominees and winners – updating live

See the full list of nominees for this year’s Bafta Film Awards, and the winners as they happen.

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