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And the Oscar for “Overlooked Fact” goes to…The King’s Speech!

Congratulations to everyone involved in the – now! – Oscar-winning movie The King’s Speech – especially “best original screenplay writer” David Seidler, “best Director” Tom Hooper, and “best male actor” Colin Firth.  At the 2011 Academy Awards, hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway, the film also took home the “best movie” Oscar to cap an […]

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Lilia – refugee from the Nazis, Oscar nominee, and grandmother comes to London (as a play).

Two key aspects of my life as a child of Jewish Holocaust survivors come together on stage in a delightful drama being performed at Hampstead’s 60-seater Pentameters Theatre, above The Horseshoe pub on Heath Street.  (Playing every night at 8pm, except Mondays, from now till November 13, and on Sunday afternoons at 5pm. Firstly, I […]

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