Lizo’s TV lookahead 2019

Game of Thrones series 8 (Sky Atlantic) Skip Instagram post by mrmartincompston View this post on Instagram Report End of Instagram post by mrmartincompston Image Copyright mrmartincompston mrmartincompston Novelist Philip Pullman’s fantasy, set in the world we know and many other parallel universes, has already had the big screen treatment…

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Jimmy Osmond treated for stroke

Image copyright Birmingham Hippodrome Image caption Jimmy Osmond in Peter Pan at Birmingham Hippodrome His spokesperson said: “On the evening of Thursday 27 December, after pushing through the evening’s performance of Peter Pan at Birmingham Hippodrome, Jimmy Osmond was driven straight to hospital and diagnosed with a stroke. Image copyright…

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The words we mispronounced in 2018

Last year’s batch included the surname of EU Council President Donald Tusk (toosk), and the title of the Irish prime minister, the taoiseach (tea-shock). The survey was commissioned by language learning app Babbel. Their director of didactics, Miriam Plieninger, says the reason for the mispronunciations is pretty straightforward – many…

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