United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu,...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Box Set, Interactive Menu, Multi-DVD Set, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Charles Dickens' life sounds like a story that could have come from one of his novels -- his father was imprisoned when Charles was a child, forcing him to find work in a factory to support himself and his family, and it was only after many years of struggle that he began to earn his living as a reporter. In time, Dickens began writing comic short stories, and eventually he became one of the most popular and acclaimed novelists in the world. Dickens of London is a miniseries produced for British television which recounts the remarkable story of Dickens's life and career. Roy Dotrice stars as Charles Dickens, Gene Foad plays Dickens as a young man, and Simon Bell portrays Dickens as a child. ...Dickens of London - Complete Series - 4-DVD Box Set
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS:...... more
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Two sailors, on shore leave, are caught up in a diamond smuggling racket. More complications ensue for black sailor Johnny who finds love and heartache in London docklands. ...Pool of London
Advantages: Easy going, enjoyable to read, learnt a lot of new things Disadvantages: Baldwin's essay was patchy in some areas, not a full biography of the women
...I was very keen to read this book for many reasons. Firstly the stories of Jaquetta of Luxembourg (The Duchess), Elizabeth Woodville (The Queen) and Margaret Beaufort (The Kings Mother) are very interesting and I have enjoyed reading many fiction and non fiction books about them so I thought that I would give this book a go to see if I could learn anything new about the three women and have...
Advantages: A book that encourages boy to read - and to wash their hands. Disadvantages: A bit expensive for 16 pages, but worth it.
...Earlier this year I discovered Oxford's Project X series for boys. Although the books tend to be pricey - as much as £5 for a 16 page book, I have to admit I am very impressed by this series. Oxford has designed these books in clusters of 5, all at the same reading level and sharing a common theme. Each cluster includes 2 non fiction books. This book is part of the orange book band, level 6. This...
Advantages: Magnificent building, with plenty to see inside Disadvantages: Advance booking advisable
...road on the same day.
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of the monarchy, and has been almost ever since the then Buckingham House was purchased by King George III in 1761. King William IV disliked it and refused to live there during his seven-year reign, but Queen Victoria enjoyed it and was the first to live there regularly. The state rooms are open to the public for a limited...