The following piece of music is called "Distant Hills" by the Simon Park Orchestra and was used as the theme tune to the afternoon Drama series "Crown Court". The tune was the B side to Simon Park's number one hit "Eye Level" which no doubt gained its popularity thanks to it being used as the … Continue reading WotD: Distant
Fitting Amateur Dramatics around a full time and intensive job is always tricky, but spare a thought to the complexities of fitting it around jobs which have antisocial hours or a lot of post work involvement. Working in the pub trade places some restrictions on what I can commit myself to performing wise. Three nightly … Continue reading WofD: A Night at the Theatre
Reposting an opening for the Word of the Day Challenge: Tea
“Good afternoon noon sir,” beamed the waiter. “Have you made a reservation?”
“Indeed I have, the name Kesten Grenville.” Grenville said coldly.
The waiter checked his list and located the name on the list. “Oh yes sir, I see you are booked in for afternoon tea. Your guest has already arrived and is seated.”
“So I see,” stated Grenville as he scanned the restaurant.
“My I take your jacket?” Queried the waiter.
“A £12,000 jacket in the hands of a man who styles his hair with brylcream?” Barked Grenville, “I think you know the answer to that. I’m grown man, I think I am capable of having afternoon tea and not spilling it down myself.”
“Very good sir,” said the waiter guiding Grenville to the table. “Is this meeting social or business?”
“Both.” Answered Grenville as he took his seat at the table. “I’ll take a pot of Earl Grey…
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Some food related songs (allegedly): Fats Waller: Rump Steak Serenade https://youtu.be/-VhidlqZtKo Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy https://youtu.be/8uo-LGlo2d8 Dexter Gordon: Cheesecake https://youtu.be/hkyJQcmVtZQ Dexter Gordon: Fried Bananas https://youtu.be/J1lpVguArUQ Word of the Day Challenge: Appetite
In response to the Word of the Day Challenge: Enrapture. This is a repost of “your Daily Word Prompt” of the same word.
When Mrs A informed me she had joined my old theatre group just before Christmas I was amused. She was cast as half of a pantomime cow in the pantomime of that year, which was based on Jack and the Beanstalk but more had an element of The Goodies about it (the giant was played by a guy who was 5ft1 and had the immortal line “there is more to being a giant then size you know”) and as I was working I missed that performance.
I did however see her next play in which she disrobed on stage and while watching it I couldn’t help think, I hope none of her classes are here. I am not sure if they’d feel they were an enraptured or a captured audience….
No this isn't going to a reappropriation of the "Glory Glory, Hallelujah" song (as the Battle Hymn of the Republic is known in some circles) to a Shropshire set of lyrics or anything like that. I was wondering what, if anything, would my personal theme song be? Being a man whose Brain immediately starts running … Continue reading The Battle Hymn of the North Shropshire Sandman
"Thomas, Have you seen Krissy?" Asked Lady Midnight. "Krissy?" Asked Thomas. "The blonde girl who invited your friend," answered Lady Midnight. "Oh the Witch!" Answered Thomas. "Yes I have seen a lot of her." Lady Midnight groaned, "she's due for a speech very soon and I can't find her. The young lads don't know where … Continue reading Something Wicked???