For decades a versatile figure in regional theatre, both behind and in front of the footlights, the actor Garfield Morgan, who has died aged 78, achieved national recognition as Frank Haskins in the mould-breaking action series The Sweeney Thames, , having spent years playing police officers on screen. He brought narrow eyes and a habitually rueful expression to the role of Haskins, who was continually beset by ulcers and colds and whose somewhat puritanical nature distanced him from his charges, played by John Thaw and Dennis Waterman. Born and raised in Birmingham, Morgan was initially apprenticed to a dental mechanic. His professional debut was in July , in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, as part of the Arena Theatre Company, for the city's sixth summer theatre festival. Also in the company was the future director Clifford Williams.
Please refresh the page and retry. P rincess Eugenie and her new husband Jack Brooksbank will finally be able to let their hair down away from the gaze of the public after the second royal wedding of in Windsor. Mr Brooksbank was seen breathing a sigh of relief as he got in the driver's seat of the silver DB The low back feature on the dress - designed by Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos, who founded the British based label Peter Pilotto - was at the specific request of the bride who had surgery aged 12 to correct scoliosis. A s she walked down the aisle, the newest member of the Royal family mouthed to his bride that she looked 'perfect'. After a traditional ceremony, during which the maid of honour Princess Beatrice delivered a reading from The Great Gatsby, the couple kissed on the steps to cheers from well-wishers.
Char Lo Mein is a wise and compassionate dragon who presides over and protects the village of Tuking. As the years pass, his scales begin to flake off, his bones turn brittle, and he knows he must soon find someone who can replace him as the village guardian. Did Char Lo Mein choose the right person? Can Chou Ling fulfill her promise? Written like an Asian folktale, Dragon Eyes gently exposes children to the concept of death while also teaching them the important, and surprising, lesson that love is more powerful than violence.
Back Next Contents. They were on holiday, enjoying the warmest day of the year yet on the broad back porch of the rambling old house named after a castle in Narnia. Princess Kristina's Swedish guards were invited to have a glass or two of lemonade, for which they thanked her profusely before becoming part of the backyard scenery again. It was story time; the young girl sat in rapt attention as her friend and sometimes supervisor Caroline Platzer read aloud in the comfortable twang of up-time English. The book was Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland , and the princess, at a most precocious nine years old, could certainly have read it for herself, but it was much more fun to listen to Caroline, especially since she used funny voices for many of the characters.