Alan Stanford's production of W Somerset Maugham's 1926 play is pure Gate summer fare: a drawing room comedy played out on plush sofas in a posh London house. The play opens with Constance's mother, sister and friend in a frenzy of gossip served up ... Irish Independent, 1 day ago
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Crossan wins CILIP Carnegie award for One. Morris wins Somerset Maugham award Sarah Crossan today added the CILIP Carnegie award to a trophy cabinet that already holds The Bookseller's YA Book Prize 2016 and the Irish Children's Book of the Year ...Irish Times, 4 days ago Lisa McInerney wins second major prize Irish Times, 3 days ago
Somerset Maugham claimed "You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down blind alleys if you have no one to lead you." That must be true, but at the bridge table, when there is no one to guide ...CHINAdaily.com.cn, 2 months ago
W. Somerset Maugham's The Constant Wife is classic theatre in the vein of Oscar Wilde - amusing and full of pithy, beautifully phrased observations. With its clever dialogue, elaborate set and magnificent costumes, this latest Gate theatre ...Irish Mirror, 4 days ago
"We live in uncertain times, and our all may be taken from us." That quote from novelist W. Somerset Maugham, penned in 1938, describes the sentiments of many Americans in mid-2016. The international news is an endless drumbeat of problems ...Yahoo! Canada, 2 weeks ago
Blue Heart The September 2016-February 2017 Orange Tree Theatre season will feature the first major revivals of Caryl Churchill 's Blue Heart and Somerset Maugham's last play Sheppey, as well as a new play from Zoe Cooper, the English language ...Broadway World, 1 month ago
By , all soul's night A Book of Stories By Hugh Walpole Valancourt. 226 pp. Paperback, $16.99 tarnhelm The Best Supernatural Stories of Hugh Walpole Chosen and introduced by George Gorniak Tartarus. 363 pp. £35 (roughly $52) Reputation is ...Washington Post, 3 weeks ago
IN SHORT NON-FICTION REVIEWS BY FIONA CAPP PICK OF THE WEEK Use Your Words CATHERINE DEVENY BLACK INC., $27.99 Somerset Maugham once observed that "there are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately no one knows what they are." Catherine ...Melbourne Age, 1 month ago
Salman Khan The National Commission for Women has come down heavily on actor Salman Khan after he told reporters his filming schedule was so gruelling he felt like a raped woman. This one line overshadowed the rest of Salman's remarks, which were ...Indian Express, 1 hour ago
Yes, we continue to salute the Brits this weekend in honor of their historic vote for Brexit. Tonight's Saturday Night Cinema is from England's most brilliant and prolific director, Alfred Hitchcock. Based loosely on a couple of Somerset Maugham's ...Before It's News, 20 hours ago
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