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CNET
Hacker Jeopardy: When manhood is the question at Defconof ceremonies told them one of the categories would be "Dicks." The answers wer
CNET / Posted 3 hours ago
of ceremonies told them one of the categories would be "Dicks." The answers were tongue in cheek, like "Dick Cheney" and "Charles Dickens." But then came a question about an actual dick. Contestants had to give the size of a certain porn star's... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Blake Bortles' struggles continue as cyberspace, others, pile onwearing “Hello my name is” sticker, hoping he fits in. Welcome to a tale of tw
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
wearing “Hello my name is” sticker, hoping he fits in. Welcome to a tale of two cities, Tampa Bay and Jacksonville. The Charles Dickens classic has been usurped by Adam Schefter, Jon Gruden, Kurt Warner, and every other NFL talking head in our... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Friends honor artist’s last wishes with water ballet in a Seattle kiddie poolof life, ephemera and decay: a piano covered in live moss placed in a public pa
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
of life, ephemera and decay: a piano covered in live moss placed in a public park, a birdhouse covered with a page from Charles Dickens, an outdoor bed with mosquito netting whose mattress is a bed of plants. Bates, her friends said, had a... Read more
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DW
Can Trump succeed in curbing China's intellectual property 'theft'? |most of the 19th century. The lack of copyright protection in the US at the tim
DW / Posted yesterday
most of the 19th century. The lack of copyright protection in the US at the time prompted the renowned British writer Charles Dickens to complain bitterly, noting "the exquisite justice of never deriving sixpence from an enormous American sale... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Scores of local performers gear up for opening week of Oliver! at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatrealongside a live band. Oliver! is one of the most beloved and well-known Briti
Aylesbury Today / Posted 4 days ago
alongside a live band. Oliver! is one of the most beloved and well-known British musicals that vividly brings to life Charles Dickens’ story of the boy who asked for more. With a host of wonderful characters including Fagin, Nancy, Bill Sykes... Read more
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Business Standard India
The man Lincoln called 'Mars'Lincoln’s War Secretary During his second tour of America, in 1867, Charles Di
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
Lincoln’s War Secretary During his second tour of America, in 1867, Charles Dickens dined in Washington with the secretary of war, Edwin McMasters Stanton. The evening was something of a dream come true for Stanton: Dickens was his favourite author,... Read more
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metro
5 period dramas on Netflix to fill the Poldark-shaped hole in your lifeexplores the social classes and gender discrimination that was prevalent in the
metro / Posted 4 days ago
explores the social classes and gender discrimination that was prevalent in the industrial Victorian era and has a bit of a Charles Dickens feel to it. Benedict Cumberbatch starred in The Hobbit alongside Richard Armitage but miniseries Parade’s... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Osborne House to host literary classicsOsborne House this month. As part of its national tour of open air venues, the
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 5 days ago
Osborne House this month. As part of its national tour of open air venues, the Chapterhouse Theatre Company will perform Charles Dickens' Great Expectations on Tuesday (22) evening and The Wind in the Willows next Tuesday (29). Each year... Read more
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express
Rory Kinnear and Rupert Everett on new BBC sitcom Quackseerie cop drama from Australian director Jane Campion returns A raft of amusin
express / Posted 6 days ago
eerie cop drama from Australian director Jane Campion returns A raft of amusing cameos include Sherlock’s Andrew Scott as Charles Dickens, who’s portrayed as an arrogant boor; Rev’s Miles Jupp plays Dr George Combe, who develops a passion for... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Protesters gather in front of Mayo Clinic in response to Austin-Albert Lea campus consolidationon both sides. On the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to lifeOn the Roa
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
on both sides. On the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to lifeOn the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to life Charles Dickens once wrote, "This is a world for Action." A Winona County community took action decades ago to save a local... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
On the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to lifeon both sides. Charles Dickens once wrote, "This is a world for Action." A W
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
on both sides. Charles Dickens once wrote, "This is a world for Action." A Winona County community took action decades ago to save a local... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Rochester man jailed after late-night struggle with woman in his apartment complexon both sides. On the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to lifeOn the Roa
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
on both sides. On the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to lifeOn the Road to Pickwick: A magical mill comes to life Charles Dickens once wrote, "This is a world for Action." A Winona County community took action decades ago to save a local... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Weird Norfolk: Kitty Witches Rowinto a small space leading to a series of 145 very narrow streets which ran par
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
into a small space leading to a series of 145 very narrow streets which ran parallel to each other and were called Rows. Charles Dickens noted: “A Row is a long narrow lane or alley quite straight, or nearly as maybe, with houses on each side,... Read more
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FOX Business
Exact Sciences Corporation vs. Opko Health"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Charles Dickens wasn'
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Charles Dickens wasn't referring to Exact Sciences(NASDAQ: EXAS) and Opko Health(NASDAQ: OPK) when he wrote those words, but they're certainly applicable for the two healthcare stocks. 2017... Read more
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FOX Business
Exact Sciences Corporation vs. Opko Health"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Continue Reading Belo
FOX Business / Posted 7 days ago
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." Continue Reading Below Charles Dickens wasn't referring to Exact Sciences(NASDAQ: EXAS) and Opko Health(NASDAQ: OPK) when he wrote those words, but they're certainly applicable for the two... Read more
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Connecticut Post
On the Market / The tale of two townsWESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for hi
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
WESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for his classics, including “Great Expectations” and “A Tale of Two Cities,” the latter of which is set in Paris and London during the French Revolution. The 3.93-acre estate... Read more
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Darien News-Review
On the Market / The tale of two townsWESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for hi
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 days ago
WESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for his classics, including “Great Expectations” and “A Tale of Two Cities,” the latter of which is set in Paris and London during the French Revolution. The 3.93-acre estate... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
On the Market / The tale of two townsWESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for hi
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
WESTPORT — Famed 19th century British author Charles Dickens is renowned for his classics, including “Great Expectations” and “A Tale of Two Cities,” the latter of which is set in Paris and London during the French Revolution. The 3.93-acre estate... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What I Learned About Myself Running A Marathon Without Any Trainingtalking tears, gibbering, a 10 minute rest in a portaloo somewhere on First Ave
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 7 days ago
talking tears, gibbering, a 10 minute rest in a portaloo somewhere on First Avenue) to paraphrase another keen runner, Charles Dickens. The crowds in New York are like no other (a bold statement given my experience is limited to 10 or so... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rogue apostrophe costs Northern Ireland taxpayers more than £1k after Council sign gaffeon a billboard and subsequent promotional material by Armagh, Banbridge and Cra
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
on a billboard and subsequent promotional material by Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council for a performance of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations. The event was held on July 21 at Solitude Park in Banbridge. The BBC reports that the... Read more
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International Business Times
Council forced to spend more than a thousand pounds after Charles Dickens apostrophe gaffe A rogue apostrophe has ended up costing one council more than £1,000. A billboa
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
A rogue apostrophe has ended up costing one council more than £1,000. A billboard in Northern Ireland advertising a Charles Dickens' play contained the punctuation in the wrong place, forcing the council to reprint all the promotional material... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Letters from Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria set to go under hammer in Bury St Edmunds auction on September 9 Book expert Guy Pratt, consultant for auctioneers Lacy Scott & Knight. Pictur
Ipswich Star / Posted 8 days ago
Book expert Guy Pratt, consultant for auctioneers Lacy Scott & Knight. Picture: ARCHANT Would you like to own a piece of history? An... Read more
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Canberra Times
The password king admits that 'p@ssw0rd1' is a terrible passwordusers to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'l
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
users to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'll change them to next month. Fans of Charles Dickens might opt for 'They were the best of times, they were the worst of times' as a password, which is much harder... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The password king admits that 'p@ssw0rd1' is a terrible passwordusers to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'l
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
users to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'll change them to next month. Fans of Charles Dickens might opt for 'They were the best of times, they were the worst of times' as a password, which is much harder... Read more
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WA Today
The password king admits that 'p@ssw0rd1' is a terrible passwordusers to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'l
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
users to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'll change them to next month. Fans of Charles Dickens might opt for 'They were the best of times, they were the worst of times' as a password, which is much harder... Read more
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The Age
The password king admits that 'p@ssw0rd1' is a terrible passwordusers to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'l
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
users to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'll change them to next month. Fans of Charles Dickens might opt for 'They were the best of times, they were the worst of times' as a password, which is much harder... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The password king admits that 'p@ssw0rd1' is a terrible passwordusers to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'l
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
users to dream up long and complex passwords without worrying about what they'll change them to next month. Fans of Charles Dickens might opt for 'They were the best of times, they were the worst of times' as a password, which is much harder... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Great expectations for Fringe showJane Austen. For this year's fringe visit, Ashton flew in from her native New
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Jane Austen. For this year's fringe visit, Ashton flew in from her native New Zealand with Olive Copperbottom, switching Charles Dickens for Jane Austen. I had great expectations because, if anyone deserves a good ribbing, it's that venerable... Read more
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BBC News
Walmart's Israeli army Halloween costume sparks controversy"perfect for an Arab Sheik". Its large, hook-nosed appearance and the use of t
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
"perfect for an Arab Sheik". Its large, hook-nosed appearance and the use of the name Fagin - referring to a character in Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist - appear also to play into anti-Semitic stereotypes. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF)... Read more
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The Forward
How ‘Fiddler On The Roof’ Inspired A Noveland Perchik and their presumably epic love by delving into their imagined past.
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
and Perchik and their presumably epic love by delving into their imagined past. In Perchik’s case, we get a plot out of Charles Dickens: a brilliant orphan, “a soul teeming with greatness,” born out of wedlock, nurtured by a rabbi mentor and... Read more
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New York Post
A river full of poop made London great again“We were half poisoned by the dreadful smell of the Thames, which is such that
New York Post / Posted 12 days ago
“We were half poisoned by the dreadful smell of the Thames, which is such that I felt quite sick when I came home.” Charles Dickens, in a letter to a friend, called the river “most horrible.” “I have to cross Waterloo or London Bridge to get... Read more
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Daily Echo
REVEALED: Nearly 2,000 cyber attacks launched in bid to get hold of your bank detailsonline banking systems in the wake of these attacks. Another significant area
Daily Echo / Posted 12 days ago
online banking systems in the wake of these attacks. Another significant area in the county that has been targeted is the Charles Dickens and Nelson region of Portsmouth. Lucy Dibdin, cyber security and protection officer for Hampshire... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
The History of British and American Author-Publishers - The History of British and American Author-Publishers : ($20 368pp 6X9”: Softcover: ISBN: 98114-373-6; $35: Hardcover: ISBN-13: 98114-374-3; $2.99: EBook: ISBN-13: 98114-37...relying on author subsidies. This book describes the road some of the world’s
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
relying on author subsidies. This book describes the road some of the world’s top authors took to self-publication. Charles Dickens self-published A Tale of Two Cities in his periodical, All the Year Round. Sir Walter Scott published most of... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Talent Machine’s The Mystery of Edwin DroodCharles Dickens’ commentaries showed the often dark and ­dreary reality of life
Bay Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
Charles Dickens’ commentaries showed the often dark and ­dreary reality of life in Victorian England. So why is a group of teenage actors of The Talent Machine Company dancing and singing a Dickens’ story at St. John’s College? The author’s death in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Grosse Pointe Park, Detroit find common ground, dedicate sculpture at bordertitle is both a nautical play on words, reflecting Grosse Pointe Park’s proximi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
title is both a nautical play on words, reflecting Grosse Pointe Park’s proximity to boating, and a playful reference to Charles Dickens’ 1859 novel, “Tale of Two Cities,” about Paris and London. The piece's silvery faux sails sparkle with a grid... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Armando Iannucci in Great Yarmouth researching for David Copperfield filmresearching for David Copperfield film Small plaque on the front of the Royal
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
researching for David Copperfield film Small plaque on the front of the Royal Hotel on Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth. Charles Dickens stayed at the Royal Hotel whilst writing the novel "David Copperfield" Picture: James Bass Award-winning... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Could Great Yarmouth be used as setting for major new film? Royal Hotel Yarmouth 1971 for sale late October. Charles Dickens stayed here
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
Royal Hotel Yarmouth 1971 for sale late October. Charles Dickens stayed here while researching David Copperfield A mysterious tweet has led to speculation about a new adaptation of one of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Calgary Fringe Festival expands venues in bid to reach new audienceshow, Olive Copperbottom, Ashton is abandoning 18th century England for Victori
Calgary Sun / Posted 16 days ago
show, Olive Copperbottom, Ashton is abandoning 18th century England for Victorian England and the novels and characters of Charles Dickens. Ashton will be sharing the Lunchbox stage with German stand-up comic Paco Erhard and his award-winning show... Read more
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Evening Standard
Oliver Twist theatre review: What the Dickens?Charles Dickens. Yet Dickens’s books, stuffed with characters, description and
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
Charles Dickens. Yet Dickens’s books, stuffed with characters, description and incident, need to be handled carefully en route to the stage, to ensure that clarity prevails at all times. The Open Air Theatre’s version of A Tale of Two Cities is... Read more
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The Age
The republic: Shorten wants to lead the party like it's 1999you love the names of the Trump White House staff with Reince Priebus and Tony
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
you love the names of the Trump White House staff with Reince Priebus and Tony Scaramucci rolling off the tongue. Only Charles Dickens invented more engaging names, with monikers like Martin Chuzzlewit and Pumblechook up there with the best.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dickens, Sondheim on Argenta stage's expanded listonstage offerings open with a Dec. 14-23 production of A Christmas Carol. Littl
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
onstage offerings open with a Dec. 14-23 production of A Christmas Carol. Little Rock playwright Judy Goss is adapting Charles Dickens' classic into a new stage version that producing artistic director Vincent Insalaco wants to turn into a... Read more
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metro
9 reasons Great Yarmouth is way cooler than you thinkGetty) In the 18th century, Daniel Defoe gushed that our seaside hood was ‘inf
metro / Posted 19 days ago
Getty) In the 18th century, Daniel Defoe gushed that our seaside hood was ‘infinitely superior to Norwich’ Charles Dickens based much of his classic David Copperfield here. And literature’s foremost dark horse, Black Beauty, was... Read more
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Slate
The Rise and Fall of the “Sellout”His sovereign’s life to death and treachery!” Similarly, sell has been used as
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
His sovereign’s life to death and treachery!” Similarly, sell has been used as a noun to refer to a con since at least Charles Dickens’ 1838 novel Oliver Twist, in which the fence Mr. Lively exclaims to the con artist Fagin, “What a time this... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Young talent stage Oliver! for Belfast Grand Opera House Summer Youth ProjectGrand Opera House stage this week. More than 200 talented young actors will pe
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
Grand Opera House stage this week. More than 200 talented young actors will perform in Lionel Bart's musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel Oliver Twist. Aine Dolan from the Grand Opera House said: "This is our seventh year of the... Read more
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The Irish Times
From hospitals to hospitalityA slice of apple pie boasts a gorgeously golden short crust pastry, like someth
The Irish Times / Posted 22 days ago
A slice of apple pie boasts a gorgeously golden short crust pastry, like something you’d see in a film adaptation of a Charles Dickens’ novel, and the apples inside have a delightful bite. The balance of tartness and sweetness is expertly... Read more
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The Morning Call
Bill White: Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski indictment is long-awaited chapterSome of the most famous works by Charles Dickens and other authors of the 19th
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
Some of the most famous works by Charles Dickens and other authors of the 19th century appeared as monthly installments in popular periodicals. Modern authors like Stephen King and Tom Wolfe have experimented with this model, too. We have followed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ghost ships of the Arctic: Sir John Franklin's doomed voyage‘the last dread alternative’ — cannibalism. Rae’s discoveries were a massive s
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
‘the last dread alternative’ — cannibalism. Rae’s discoveries were a massive shock to the British public, and an outraged Charles Dickens denounced the suggestion that British heroes had stooped so low as to eat each other in extremis. The... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Take Me Away: Sorrento, Italy’s paradise by the seabecause the hotel's modern-day guest list reads like a who’s who of the 19th an
Detroit Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
because the hotel's modern-day guest list reads like a who’s who of the 19th and 20th centuries: Henrik Ibsen, Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, Luciano Pavarotti, Naples native Enrico Caruso and even Marilyn Monroe. Those fancy guests were served... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast’s Grand Opera House Summer Youth Project stage the unmissable Oliver!200 of Northern Ireland's young talent take to the stage of the Grand Opera Hou
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
200 of Northern Ireland's young talent take to the stage of the Grand Opera House in Lionel Bart's musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel Oliver Twist. The story of a young orphan as he travels through the dark underbelly of London... Read more
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Whitehaven News
St Bridget's pupils bring a taste of the West End to Egremontperforming an end of year musical as our junior production." Oliver!, which is
Whitehaven News / Posted 24 days ago
performing an end of year musical as our junior production." Oliver!, which is based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, tells the story of an orphan who is born in a workhouse. The students sang well-known songs such as 'You've... Read more
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