Whisky Galore

16 June marks the 75th anniversary of the UK release of Ealing comedy ‘Whisky Galore’. Starring Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, James Robertson Justice and Gordon Jackson, among others and based on a true event – the running aground of the SS Politican, it tells the story of a shipwreck off a fictional Scottish island, whose … Continue reading “Whisky Galore”

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Kind Hearts and Coronets

13 June 2024 marks the 75th anniversary of the UK release of the sublime (and the Ed’s favourite film) Ealing comedy ‘Kind Hearts and Coronets’. Directed by Robert Hamer (born in Kidderminster) and featuring Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Valerie Hobson and Joan Greenwood, with a delightful cameo from Miles Malleson, the story (based loosely on … Continue reading “Kind Hearts and Coronets”

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Post submitted by Akshita, Student Experience Ambassador Step into the vibrant celebration of Shavuot, the Festival of Weeks! Shavuot is one of the three pilgrimage festivals along with Passover and Sukkot. Shavuot is a fascinating holiday with agricultural and historical significance. Taking place seven weeks after the first day of Passover, this year Shavuot begins … Continue reading “Shavuot”

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