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Cultural talk & typing. And singing. @Variety @TheStage Biographer of Sondheim. Tristram Hawkshaw on The Archers. Collective noun for my tweets is "encampment".

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1/22
2021
@ks_countertenor White? WHITE? I think you'll find it's "fair". [Cough.] #ShouldHaveGoneToSpecsavers @PNovelistGale I'm ekeing out Season 4 because there will be no more. @alexvtunzelmann More journos should ask him questions where he can’t spout the carefully rehearsed and scripted re… https://t.co/MCPdJ7GfKt @PaulChahidi @hermy1G In the words of J McEnroe, you cannot be serious?! It’s television heaven. @PNovelistGale Not as much as she loved being presented with the neck brace as a prop in Series 3. My Hod she can w… https://t.co/B1XsLXbeI0TBT Self-dramatising Masha in The Seagull says "I'm in mourning for my life." Well, I found this forgotten photo of… https://t.co/ndvUD2mp3w
Retweeted by David BenedictI was just on @BBCFrontRow, discussing cultural responses to the HIV/AIDS crisis with host @tds153 and @eggsbened.… https://t.co/iZG61ohtXV
Retweeted by David Benedict @richardm4uk @BBCFrontRow That doesn’t my ring a bell so it must have been before or after my time. @thestephmerritt Always both. Ahem. @MarkValencia That is being added to my business card as we speak. @JezzaTrev I AM very serious. @seaniegriff @tds153 @BBCRadio4 I did. She’s such a class act. @richardm4uk @BBCFrontRow It was indeed me. Sadly, Compromised Immunity was many things but certainly not a cabaret… https://t.co/Qbx84zceb5 @stevenpoole When I was a boy, I used to gaze in wonder at my dad's beautiful book of photographs by Karsh includin… https://t.co/zF2evedSYSPoetess? Poetess?? Fucksake. https://t.co/XZyKFAKx6a
Retweeted by David Benedict @deldridgewriter So to speak...Talking to @tds153 about It's A Sin tonight. @BBCRadio4 7.15pm https://t.co/pJkPMsFSxO @stevenpoole #TheContactLensYearsTBT Self-dramatising Masha in The Seagull says "I'm in mourning for my life." Well, I found this forgotten photo of… https://t.co/ndvUD2mp3w @jessicaduchen @mrchrisbarrett And Wilson's Sinfonia of London players are tremendous in the Sextet. https://t.co/YTb0Cltfz6 @jessicaduchen @mrchrisbarrett As Jessica says, the Sextet is wonderful. And his magnificent score for The Adventur… https://t.co/AX8jnb0MDcAnd that’s that. https://t.co/PKwLPv1Sxf
Retweeted by David Benedict @McdFlorence @Dawn_French @thismorning Sorry, but that mistakenly presupposes that cream is merely a butter substit… https://t.co/FgtIxaO0x3 @TracyAnnO https://t.co/i12pAwQJvU @BCDreyer Little. As in hands. @ellinst Just saw that! @clemencybh @thestephmerritt @BBCWomansHour Your clarity and resilience are magnificent.
1/21
2021
@richardjgodwin Imagining America - Everything But The Girl https://t.co/FTbZwIKBTp @elliotttimes @sturdyAlex Absolutely. Every Tory policy comes with its prepared response. Yet so many questioners p… https://t.co/b7VK0yolCbSports critics aka writers and broadcasters are given space and time everywhere. Why isn’t it the same for theatre… https://t.co/BoPahQIaxU
Retweeted by David Benedict @deeplyclassical @aquilanebula I love that piece. The slow movement is just glorious.America has admitted its mistake. When are we going to admit ours?
Retweeted by David Benedict @phil_tinline @bernardlhughes @AlexaCoghlan It should be an exact repeat but, yes, a slightly dimmer version with a… https://t.co/2MPWJattVX1820 deaths today. That’s one dead person every 48 seconds. But, hey, at least Christmas was saved. @phil_tinline @bernardlhughes @AlexaCoghlan Pardon this deeply unhumble brag but the first time I met Alan Rickman… https://t.co/yhu3MHnfSC @phil_tinline @bernardlhughes @AlexaCoghlan And Beckett’s Play. (Another masterpiece.) @bernardlhughes @AlexaCoghlan A work of genius. Every speech simultaneously reveals truth and blurs it. Like liftin… https://t.co/sZIMdBStD4 @GeorgeHallMusic @TheStage Thank you. @GaryLineker https://t.co/61OnznYCk3 @AlexaCoghlan Also, first-rate millinery. @AlexaCoghlan Feigned merriment? https://t.co/ELnGxaPr4b @MHanson62 creak creek oblique shriek #GoodLuckESLers @alexjjcollins https://t.co/mVD7KOpOO7 @EmmaEmmac3 @pryorandy @russelldavies63 @Channel4 @All4 Am discussing it on Radio 4's Front Row on Thursday. @MHanson62 discrete discreet #GoodLuckESLers @AlexaCoghlan When writing brochure copy for the Royal Opera House, autocorrect gave me, instead of Wagner's Parsifal, Wagner's Pratfall.At £13.99 a month Netflix is now more than the BBC licence and there is no radio, no live TV, no news online etc etc
Retweeted by David BenedictSports critics aka writers and broadcasters are given space and time everywhere. Why isn’t it the same for theatre… https://t.co/BoPahQIaxUGreat article @eggsbened We support emerging critics to review sport as well as cultural activity. There are a grea… https://t.co/Cis9HIJJak
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1/20
2021
@duchessgoldblat Moonlight becomes you - it goes with your hair. @GeorgeHallMusic @tommyrpearson @chargard2 @RichardBratby @JohnWilsonOrch @bbcproms Indeed... https://t.co/bRsyZlQmJs @GeorgeHallMusic @tommyrpearson @chargard2 @RichardBratby Without a doubt the finest overture to a musical. @tommyrpearson @chargard2 @RichardBratby Gypsy - Styne Scapino - Walton La forza del destino - Verdi Candide - Bern… https://t.co/cOQopY7QTw1610 dead in a day. 1610. That's the equivalent of four major plane crashes. It's extraordinary and shocking, yet s… https://t.co/X4tpEJKRSb
Retweeted by David Benedict @andrewrobs Yup. There are lots of interviews on YouTube where she explains all that. @BBCFrontRow @BBCRadio4 Interesting interviews but I’d argue that the racism discussed does surface in the prose -… https://t.co/XL299qlPPJI know almost everything is bloody terrible but, you know what? It's only Tippi Hedren's birthday! Happy 91st Birt… https://t.co/LJus3KRCvV @lewis_goodall To put that into some sort of context: that's one death every 53 seconds. Horrific.
Retweeted by David Benedict @GlennAdamson @BloomsburyPub @nytimesbooks Hooray! @NoisyMV @ks_countertenor @MarkValencia @LeonardsPetra @lotlizflute @Baerenreiter @IGCaddy @spconnolly @tim_meadhttps://t.co/LC1PkKqTcLThe government has shut down a parliamentary committee that would have scrutinised the deal! I've signed the petit… https://t.co/AOmNzILMdF @MHanson62 demon lemon #GoodLuckESLers @alexanderchee @Damian_Barr @DrMatthewSweet @GarthGreenwell @luxlotus nb Filmed in Spanish, French, Swedish, German… https://t.co/fHk78oKCs6 @globaljukeboxer @CrimBarrister @SaucySeventies @Andr6wMale https://t.co/SJ53QYd54N @alexanderchee @Damian_Barr @DrMatthewSweet @GarthGreenwell @luxlotus Alcohol, at the very least and in very large… https://t.co/96b0m1awhg @Damian_Barr @DrMatthewSweet @GarthGreenwell @alexanderchee @luxlotus And lo... https://t.co/O1hyKc7Yb3 @mcashmanCBE @DrMatthewSweet That's one word for it. @tiffanymurray Dear Suzanne Pleshette, That happened to me a few weeks ago. I live on the fourth floor. All best, Tippi Hedren @JonBradfield @suddenlyjoseph The tyranny of choice. @andgrace64 @DrMatthewSweet “Genius” being an anagram of “deranged”. @bombaylychee So relieved that I am not the only one.This is, frankly, beyond anything. Thanks to @DrMatthewSweet for leading us here. https://t.co/0HIhlZMQfC
Retweeted by David Benedict @conalabu Thanks. @mikeirons12 Of course. @mikeirons12 Richard Rodney Bennett Partita for Orchestra John Ireland Piano Concerto Copland Quiet City Fauré Pia… https://t.co/Il4ijHmfCh @dredbeveridge It’s heaven. @ARobinPhillips https://t.co/y8eF6y415A @dredbeveridge You haven’t watched it yet???? For goodness’ sake. @ABroadBrush @DrMatthewSweet And lo... https://t.co/O1hyKc7Yb3
1/19
2021
@mrhazzers Johnson is allegedly unhappy, not least ‘cos being leader demands joined-up thinking which he’s never do… https://t.co/B9GDwlj7j7 @alps2018 @SaucySeventies Me neither. @georgeisediting @DrMatthewSweet Quite. @DarenJo90480854 @SaucySeventies https://t.co/RK5pJNlyEJ @noredindian @SaucySeventies https://t.co/RK5pJNlyEJ @CrimBarrister @SaucySeventies @Andr6wMale https://t.co/RK5pJNlyEJ @alps2018 @SaucySeventies https://t.co/RK5pJNlyEJThis is, frankly, beyond anything. Thanks to @DrMatthewSweet for leading us here. https://t.co/0HIhlZMQfC @JRogan3000 @keithfrankish @DrMatthewSweet Thank you! @janinegibson @dontbrexitfixit And the casting director who put him in Les Mis. @BCDreyer Two words: Peg and Bracken. @BCDreyer WHAT HAVE YOU GOT AGAINST MARJORIE MAIN? @MrMatthewTodd Aaaaaaaaaaargh @alastairjam @BBCSimonMcCoy I want the job of Person Who Names Storms. Christoph is OK, but what about Storm Marjo… https://t.co/qeIM6qTo67 @Tonywauk @schnuckster Also, there’s a world of difference between being opinionated and airing/ironing in prejudices. @Tonywauk @schnuckster A man with more agendas than the UN. @LeslieFelperin @DmeBraithwaite @DavidCRooney1 @NewYorker "think" ? @LeslieFelperin @DavidCRooney1 @NewYorker Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo; the late, great Bloolips; or Charl… https://t.co/q9mzq8lX3H
1/18
2021

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