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In RaWZ we trust....Amen.
Storyville on iplayer : Toffs,Queers & Traitors.Looks at the extraordinary life of Guy Burgess coupled with the sexual hypocrisy & government incompetence around the spy ring that grew out of the class system.

The Countess of Avon is interviewed.She was Winston Churchill’s niece.Married his Foreign Secretary & later Prime Minister Anthony Eden in 1945.She knew him as did Churchill who met Burgess in 1938 when he was a BBC Journalist.
Clarissa,The Countess of Avon is now 101.

One of the best programmes I’ve seen on one of the Oxford spy ring.
 

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Channel surfing last night,I came across Braveheart(1995) with the dreadful Mel Gibson in the lead role.Surely a native Scotsman should have had the role ?
Full of nonsense & historical inaccuracy.
As poor as I can recall from watching it originally.

A better film imo from that year was Rob Roy(1995) Liam Neilson in the lead role.
Loved the end of that sword fight against nasty little Tim.
 

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For sci-fi aficionados I see there is a series coming out shortly based on Asimov’s Foundation books.
Read all of those fifty years ago when I was a youngster. I watched the preview on Sky and it looks good , unfortunately it’s made by Apple TV so whether I’ll get to see anymore I don’t know. Here’s hoping.
 
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