Tag Archives: The Herald (Glasgow)

Waugh’s New Year’s Eve 1947

The Herald (Glasgow) has a story about Scottish New Year celebrations (known as Hogmanay) that starts with this reference to an Evelyn Waugh novel. THERE’S a wonderful line about Hogmanay in Evelyn Waugh’s classic 1948 novel, The Loved One. Dennis Barlow, … Continue reading

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Waugh in History

Former Conservative MP and European Commissioner and now Life Peer Christopher Tugendhat has written a book called A History of Britain Through Books: 1900-1964. In his introduction, he explains that the book has “two wellsprings”. The first is his own … Continue reading

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Birthday Roundup

Today marks the 115th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s birth on 28 October 1903. Several newspapers have marked the occasion in their “this day in history” columns, including the Daily Mail. Other matters of note include: –Another article about last week’s … Continue reading

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Brideshead Actor to be Honored at BAFTA Event

Jeremy Irons, who played Charles Ryder in the 1981 Granada TV adaptation of Brideshead Revisited, will be honored next month by the British Academy of Film and Television  Arts (BAFTA). He will take part in a secial event entitled A Life in Pictures: … Continue reading

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