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Let us start here: https://dorseteye.com/who-cares-about-the-people-of-gaza-when-we-can-amuse-ourselves-to-death and then remind ourselves that those who do not stand against genocide in their words and actions are complicit. This applies to ALL of the representatives for the Eurovision Song Contest. If Israel is taking part, the rest should either not turn up or should walk...
a new play by Neil Gore Directed & Designed by Louise Townsend MAY 14 - 7.30PM - ALMA TAVERN THEATRE BRISTOL ALMA TAVERN AND THEATRE, BS82HYTICKETS MAY 16 - 7.30PM - DORCHESTER ARTS HIGH EAST STREET, DORCHESTER, DORSET DT1 1HFBOX OFFICE: 01305 266926 / WEBSITE  MAY 18 - 8 PM - LIGHTHOUSE POOLE 21 KINGLAND RD, POOLE BH15 1UGBOX OFFICE:...
Last night I was privileged enough to see an independent cinema screening of a live play, Nye, about the story of Aneurin Bevan, the man who brought us the NHS. Nye is played by the wonderful Welsh actor Michael Sheen. I am not usually one for plays, or theatre...
Story writers needed to complete this story. Imagine in an alternative universe where Iran overthrew the first Labour government in Britain elected in 1945 to establish the NHS, put trains, water and energy in public ownership (See link here for details of how and why). In this alternative universe, Iran supplied weapons to Belgium, where...
Dame Maggie Smith, the epitome of grace, talent, and elegance, stands as one of the most esteemed actresses of our time. With a career spanning over seven decades, she has captivated audiences on stage, screen, and television with her unparalleled versatility and mastery of her craft. From her early...
Zach Galifianakis, a comedic maestro draped in the cloak of absurdity, has etched an unforgettable imprint on the entertainment landscape. Born on October 1, 1969, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Zachary Knight Galifianakis was destined for a life that would fuse surreal humour with genuine emotion, captivating audiences with his...
Following on from https://dorseteye.com/dune-arab-cosplay-drama-serves-up-the-failed-war-on-terror-as-epic-sci-fi-spectacle/ a review of Dune Part 2. Cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky spent millions in the 1970s planning a screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic 1965 science-fiction novel Dune. Featuring a cast to include Salvador Dalí, Gloria Swanson, Orson Welles, Mick Jagger and David Carradine; with music by Pink...
Have you ever considered the most common themes that people post on Facebook (AKS Faecesbook)? Well now instead of rolling one's eye we can play Facebook bingo. Just keep tabs on the following, or even make your own. Roll up! Roll up! Weekly or perhaps daily fun for all the...
One year on since the Bibby Stockholm barge was first announced, Stand Up To Racism Dorset has been heartened by the fantastic welcome refugees on board have received from local people on Portland and elsewhere.   But we are also stepping up our campaign for the prison barge to be shut...
Kurt Cobain was in the same year as me at school. He, however, grew up in Aberdeen, Washington, and I grew up in Weymouth, Dorset. He became part of one of the most influential rock bands, and I became a huge fan. Kurt and his band became famous, while...