Birthday of Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), one of the fathers of modern drama, whose comparatively small oeuvre includes classics The Cherry Orchard, The Three Sisters, The Seagull and Uncle Vanya. 1917 Birthday of sturdy leading man John Raitt, star ... MyInforms, 1 week ago
As a kid I always loved just anything funny - especially if it somehow represented something outside of the mainstream. Whether it was from someone old/dead or someone who clearly felt different I always gravitated towards them. My mother, from whom ...MyInforms, 2 weeks ago
HAD Sid, Hattie, Joan, Barbara, Bernard & Charlie around for dinner. They were all perfectly awful except for Barbara whom I love more than anything else in the world, & even she is a stupid cow. That diary entry (and cow was not the very rude word ...Scottish Daily Express, 2 months ago
'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich, gravelly tones of a well-known All India Radio Hindi newsreader called Devki Nandan Pandey, he soon had the whole restaurant listening in.' Sunil Sethi remembers the amazing Saeed Jaffrey. The pleasure of knowing Saeed Jaffrey was that he was at least as great an entertainer in real life as he was on radio, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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