Opera

‘Flash! Ah-ahhh!': Flash Gordon revealed as Queen's favourite film

8 hours ago   |   Tatler Magazine

The 1980s riotous space opera classic is - according to Brian Blessed - the Queen's go-to family Christmas flick
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Flash Gordon Is The Queen's Favourite Film, According To Its Star Brian Blessed

Flash Gordon Is The Queen's Favourite Film, According To Its Star Brian Blessed

13 hours ago   |   Huffington Post

We always thought The Queen would be into cosy period dramas when it came to film choices, but not so says veteran actor Brian Blessed. In a somewhat unexpected twist, Her Maj...
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Empty theaters, unsung operas, canceled tours: Europe's artists vs. the virus

Empty theaters, unsung operas, canceled tours: Europe's artists vs. the virus

18 hours ago   |   Politico

PARIS - For Europe's actors, musicians and dancers, the summer months are usually spent crisscrossing the Continent, hopping from one festival to another. Not this year...
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House music: Andrew Clements' watching and listening highlights

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

This week, Opera Harmony's new socially distanced mini-operas, streaming from a scaled-down Salzburg, and the Proms revisits BBCSSO's five-star Vaughan Williams After the...
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Stunning pictures reveal Sydney when sailing ships plied the harbour and horses ruled the roads 

Stunning pictures reveal Sydney when sailing ships plied the harbour and horses ruled the roads 

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A photographic collection up for auction shows busy streets without cars and sailing ships moored in the water decades before construction had begun on the Sydney Harbour...
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Classical home listening: Semele at Ally Pally, Russian cello sonatas and more

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Louise Alder excels in a vibrant live recording of Handel's sparkling opera-oratorio; perfect poise from Hee-Young Lim; and Eva-Maria Westbroek in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk •...
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Go Compare opera star Wynne Evans broke a priceless bed once slept in by Henry VIII

3 days ago   |   The Sun


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These are the VERY handsome European princes you've probably never heard of

These are the VERY handsome European princes you've probably never heard of

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

From a motor racing driver to a young soap opera actor, Tatler has revealed the very handsome royals from across the sea that are lesser-known but by no means unworthy of our...
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Sopranos and swab tests: Salzburg swoons to the sound of live music

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

Excitement and gratitude as festival in Austrian city goes ahead despite Covid-19 At the performances of Richard Strauss's opera Elektra in Salzburg this week, the scene in the...
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North youngsters contribute to online opera extravaganza

4 days ago   |   Press and Journal

The hard work of youngsters from across the north and north-east has been highlighted in a 26-minute online opera extravaganza.
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Tottenham complete signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as midfielder joins from...

Tottenham complete signing of Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as midfielder joins from Southampton

Tottenham have completed the signing of midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg from Southampton. The 25-year-old joins Jose Mourinho's side for a fee of £20million. Read more ...

John Swinney apologises for SNP's Scottish school exam results chaos in bid...

John Swinney apologises for SNP's Scottish school exam results chaos in bid to save job

Scotland's Education Secretary John Swinney has been forced to apologise to students whose results were downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Read more ...

Coronavirus: UK records highest daily number of COVID-19 cases for nearly...

Coronavirus: UK records highest daily number of COVID-19 cases for nearly two months

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The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air set to be ‘rebooted' as ‘dark and gritty' drama

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Meghan and Harry 'sanctioned tell-all book Finding Freedom' as 'their truth'

Meghan and Harry 'sanctioned tell-all book Finding Freedom' as 'their truth'

EXCLUSIVE Meghan Markle and Prince Harry had involvement in ‘Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family', according to palace insiders Read more ...

Girl found alone wandering London streets and cannot communicate with police

Girl found alone wandering London streets and cannot communicate with police

A young girl was found in Lewisham, London by a member of the public this afternoon. Police have tried to work out who her family are, but she is unable to communicate that... Read more ...

Katie Price ‘warned she could lose leg' as she prepares for surgery on...

Katie Price ‘warned she could lose leg' as she prepares for surgery on broken feet

Katie Price has been warned she ‘could lose a leg' Katie Price has been warned she ‘could lose a leg' after breaking her feet on holiday. The 42-year-old is due to have urgent... Read more ...

Police say active investigation into racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has ended

Police say active investigation into racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has ended

Police have said the investigation into the 1993 killing in Eltham, South East London, has reached the stage where all identified lines of enquiry have been completed Read more ...

Halo Infinite delayed until 2021 because 'it is not sustainable' to release...

Halo Infinite delayed until 2021 because 'it is not sustainable' to release this year

Halo Infinite has been delayed until 2021, missing the Xbox Series X launch. Read more ...

Southampton confirm £12m signing of Kyle Walker-Peters from Tottenham

Southampton confirm £12m signing of Kyle Walker-Peters from Tottenham

The right back has been on loan at St Mary's since January and moved for a fee of around £12m plus add-ons. The deal was announced after midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg moved... Read more ...