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    Aptly described in the British press as “Talking Heads meets Keeping Up Appearances“, the highly successful BBC Radio 4 series, Ladies of Letters, made the always dangerous leap to television back in 2010. Facing an immediate uphill challenge from the sheer fact that the radio series starred the greatness of Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales, […]

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  • Sir Anthony Hopkins takes home Best Actor Oscar in surprise win over Chadwick Boseman.

    In what seems to be generating descriptive words such as shock, surprise and upset across the Internets, Sir Anthony Hopkins took home the Academy Award for Best Actor Sunday evening for his titular role in The Father, winning the Oscar over Chadwick Boseman. Boseman was widely expected to win the award for his final movie role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

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