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The Loved One in Gay Hollywood; D&F in the Antipodes

The Intro and “Outro” discussions of the film version of The Loved One from the recent broadcast on the Turner Classic Movies cable channel have been posted on YouTube. Appearing are Dave Karger from TCM and writer William J Mann. … Continue reading

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Praise for Decline and Fall Series Spreads Beyond the UK

There are several articles coming in from outside the UK where the BBC’s TV adaptation of Waugh’s Decline and Fall premiered a few weeks ago. A French TV website (Telerama) includes the series in a collection of its reviews of recent UK … Continue reading

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BBC’s Decline and Fall Reviewed in The Tablet and The Spectator

Two of the weeklies are the first off the mark with reviews of Episode 1 of BBC One’s Decline and Fall adaptation the day before it airs. These are by James Delingpole in The Spectator and Lucy Lethbridge in The Tablet and both … Continue reading

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Waugh in the Daily Mail

Evelyn Waugh rates two mentions in this week’s issues of the Daily Mail. Gossip columnist Ephraim Hardcastle has this takeaway from Philip Eade’s biography: Was literary giant Evelyn Waugh, who died in 1966 aged 62, a paedophile? According to a … Continue reading

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Waugh in Politics; Margot at the DNC

The Guardian carries a story about the current renewed popularity of nostalgia in Britain. This harks back to the fashion started by the TV version of Brideshead Revisited, and the Guardian’s reporter (Stuart Jeffries) finds that nostalgia has a political … Continue reading

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Production to Start on BBC Decline and Fall Series

Production will start in Wales next month on the BBC’s three-part TV adaptation of Waugh’s first novel Decline and Fall. Comedian Jack Whitehall has already been signed to play Paul Pennyfeather and negotiations are nearly concluded with actress Eva Longoria … Continue reading

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