Professor Discovers Lost Footage of Proust

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A Canadian Professor has discovered a short clip from a wedding that he claims is the only existing moving footage of French author Marcel Proust. Sadly the black and white footage isn’t literary, and doesn’t contain any sound. It’s the 1904 wedding cortege from the marriage of Elaine Greffulhe, daughter of Countess Gruffulhe, Proust’s close friend. Read More

Tom Hardy’s Second Bedtime Story Goes Viral

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At New Year, Tom Hardy read the CBeebies bedtime story for the BBC along with his pet dog and the Internet went nuts! The actor is hot property right now and the reading caused a furore among mums as the rather attractive actor read a bedtime story to their kids.

A few weeks ago the BBC announced that Hardy was coming back (and so was the dog) for another bedtime story for Valentine’s Day and we can honestly say it’s been another resounding success. Read More

John Hurt Reads The Jabberwocky

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John Hurt 22 January 1940 – 25 January 2017 was an English actor who was renowned for his distinctively rich voice.  With his first prominent role being Richard Rich in the film A Man for All Seasons he would go on to play such roles as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, Winston Smith in Nineteen Eighty-Four, Quentin Crisp in the television film The Naked Civil Servant, and the War Doctor in Doctor Who. Read More

Educational Entertainment from Horrible Histories

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In 1993 the book series ‘Horrible Histories’ started to fill book shop and library shelves. Written by Terry Deary, and illustrated by Martin Brown, the series has proven to be popular with children, parents, and teachers alike. The first two books published in ’93, Awful Egyptians, and Terrible Tudors, were jam-packed with hilarious observations and cartoonish illustrations. The series expanded to over 60 titles they now have on offer today, translated into over 30 languages! Children and adults all over the world love to delve into the gory, smelly, intriguing, and bloody historical tales on offer. Read More