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Scoop! How Mr Jones flew with Hitler

Mr Jones, the movie, opened in the UK in Feb, 2020. It’s the story of a Welsh journalist who breaks the news in the western media of the state-induced famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s. Director: Agnieszka Holland; Writer: Andrea Chalupa. Starring: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard. Scoop! A scoop is rather prosaically defined… Continue reading

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The Durrells back on ITV to promote Corfu in 1930s time capsule

The fourth season of The Durrells is underway on ITV1, (Sundays) and is available on catch-up. The programme, set in the late 1930s, follows Louisa Durrell’s attempt to make a new life for herself and her family in Corfu, after her husband died. The series stars Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Daisy Waterstone, Milo Parker, Callum Woodhouse, Leslie Caron, Yorgos Karamihos, Alexis… Continue reading