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In Memory of Tim Pigott-Smith: 1946-2017

A very accomplished British Shakespearean actor, Pigott-Smith had appeared in small roles in several major films, but the main core of his screen acting work was on television.  From Downton Abbey to Midsomer Murders….from Foyle’s War to Poirot…from Inspector Lewis to Inspector Lynley, Pigott-Smith became a very recognized face on the British telly, and eventually across the pond as well. […]

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In Memory of John Hurt: 1940-2017

The multi-talented actor of film and television was best known to American audiences for his iconic scene in Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece Alien as well as David Lynch’s The Elephant Man (1980), where he was nominated for playing the title role.  But, more recently, Hurt became known to a new generation with his role in […]

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The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare

April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.  To commemorate this, the Folger Shakespeare Library has many special events and programs throughout this year. On Saturday, April 23rd, the Folger will host The Wonder of Will Live! on C-SPAN2 Book TV from 10:45am to 12pm.  This international live streaming event […]

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Tell It to Naomi

This book is about a teenage boy in high school who is struggling. He has a hot older sister in which everyone looks up to, Naomi. Everything goes wrong when his sister Naomi faxes her brother sample advice column to her ex-boyfriend/ her brother’s English teacher and Newspaper Teacher. He starts writing advice to high […]

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