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The Friday Film: Rope (1948)

Last night, I watched Hitchcock’s ultimate suspense film Rope for the first time! It’s definitely near the top of my favourite films by this legendary director. In fact, it probably shares the top spot with Rear Window, although there are still many that I haven’t seen.

Illustrator: John Tenniel (1820-1914)

Let’s take a look at Victorian illustrator Sir John Tenniel. This London artist is most remembered for his Alice in Wonderland drawings, but Tenniel was also a political cartoonist and a skilful painter.

Ethel Le Rossignol – Psychic Artist

I was lucky enough to see a rare exhibition of her paintings at the Horse Hospital in London. Many of her paintings are on permanent display at the College of Psychic Studies in London. Each painting is a rich rainbow of floating figures adorned with thick golden paint.

25 Facts You May Not Know About The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show is one of the greatest musicals ever made, if not the greatest, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show is definitely in my top ten films. I saw the show in London many years ago and I was also lucky enough to see the one and only production of The Rocky Horror Discworld Show at the British Discworld convention (2010 I think). Anyway, here are 25 facts that you may or may not be aware of about this fantastic piece of entertainment!