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29/02/2012, Cathy Davey - Songs That Scare Children @ Whelan's (Dublin) - 09.02.12 - a set on Flickr

Cathy Davey - Songs That Scare Children @ Whelan's (Dublin) - 09.02.12 - a set on Flickr
Some photos from the Cathy Davey with Neil Hannon concert this month...

29/02/2012, @ Luckiz » Blog Archive » The Divine Comedy @ The Everyman Palace Theatre, Cork

Review and videos of the Cork gig, 2010.
Le concert a lieu le 10 octobre 2010 à l’Everyman Palace Theatre de Cork, en Irlande. Comme son nom l’indique, il s’agit d’un théatre, donc places assises. C’est donc mon 1er concert assise ! Autre surpise: The Divine Comedy s’agira en fait de Neil Hannon en solo. Concert acoustique avec piano ou gu...

29/02/2012, Sententiola

Article about Neil Hannon's speech at the Oxford University, October 2000.
In 2000 another Neil, Neil Hannon of the Divine Comedy, came to talk at my university. When he took questions from the audience, somebody asked him why the band had chosen to re-record The pop singer’s fear of the pollen count as a single for their ‘best of’ compilation. He said they’d thought it ...

28/02/2012, Roddy Cleere's Irish Music Show: The Divine Comedy

Short Album era interview.
Roddy Cleere of WLRfm interviews Neil Hannon of The Divine Comedy.

28/02/2012, BYM Marine & Maritime News

I am, even though I'm in my middle fifties, still a fan of Arthur Ransomes inspiring nautical tales of the Swallows & the Amazons.

24/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons: Wycombe Swan

The thrilling new stage version of Swallows and Amazons, which enchanted West End audiences over Christmas, is in High Wycombe this week, delighting long-time admirers of Arthur Ransome’s celebrated children’s story, which dates back to 1930, and earning new fans for it too.

23/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons » The Journal

Swallows and Amazons » The Journal
Scotland's city-wide student newspaper, online

23/02/2012, Review: Swallows and Amazons captures your imagination like no other show

Review: Swallows and Amazons captures your imagination like no other show
I MUST confess. I haven’t read Swallows and Amazons but I certainly want to now after seeing the amazing musical of the novel at the Wycombe Swan last night.

21/02/2012, Photographers Day Out | The Puttyfoot Perspective

Photographers Day Out | The Puttyfoot Perspective
Blog article featuring a photo of Neil Hannon at the RSC.

21/02/2012, Neil Hannon by ~bromley001 on deviantART

Neil Hannon by ~bromley001 on deviantART
Fan art
I've not done one of my 'dark bits' drawings for a while. So I picked up my pad earlier on, grabbed a Berol fineliner, and managed to come up with this,...

17/02/2012, Mickael Berteloot – Auteur Photographe Lille | Photos Concert & Live à Lille

Mickael Berteloot – Auteur Photographe Lille  | Photos Concert & Live à Lille
Click on 'Simply Live! 2006' to find a couple of pictures from the Aéronef show.
Mickael Berteloot est spécialisé dans la photo de concerts depuis 2005. Retrouvez ses meilleurs clichés au Zénith et à l'Aéronef dans ses portfolios.

17/02/2012, The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon on bringing children’s tale Swallows and Amazons to the stage - In T

The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon on bringing children’s tale Swallows and Amazons to the stage - In T
IT was 2007 and The Divine Comedy’s Neil Hannon was performing a show at London’s Somerset House when Tom Morris – co-creator of the West End’s War Horse – turned up and told him “you should do a musical”.

16/02/2012, A divine night of music as Neil Hannon comes to Uttlesford

JUST one week remains until The Divine Comedy frontman and prolific TV composer Neil Hannon plays a gig in Uttlesford.

16/02/2012, The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons –Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

The Public Reviews » Swallows and Amazons –Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
What a treat it is to find a theatre foyer full of excited children; and what a treat was waiting for them inside the theatre too. Swallows and Amazons was first produced at Bristol Old Vic for Christmas 2010, then revived for Christmas 2011 when it ran for a month at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End. The production is now in the early stages of a nationwide tour. Based on Arthur Ransome’s children’s novels of the 1930’s and 1940’s, this play takes us back to those idyllic, innocent times when children could be children, and seldom was a thought given to the idea that children out playing in the countryside alone may be in some kind of danger. A time when adventures were there to be enjoyed: and adventures there are aplenty, involving sailing, camping, exploration – and piracy.

16/02/2012, Review: Swallows And Amazons at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre - Theatre Coventry - What's On - Coventr

Review: Swallows And Amazons at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre - Theatre Coventry - What's On - Coventr
HERE’S a show that’s better than Botox for turning back the years.

12/02/2012, Theatre: Neil Hannon's Swallows and Amazons musical is simply divine - Theatre Coventry - What's On.

“YEAH, I won Celebrity Mastermind,” says a clearly chuffed Neil Hannon putting on a big mock display of being the humble winner and nonchalantly polishing his nails.

11/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons

The new version of the Swallows & Amazons feature an audio recording of Neil Hannon performing the Swallows theme music.

11/02/2012, Ransome's classic novel brought to the stage

Ransome's classic novel brought to the stage
A CHILD'S imagination is a powerful tool, which is shown none more so than in the classic adventure novel by Arthur Ransome, Swallows and Amazons. The story was adapted for the stage by a dream team of creative geniuses and is coming to Wycombe this month. Richard Holt, who plays John Walker, said...

11/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons - LeftLion

Swallows and Amazons - LeftLion
Swallows and Amazons

10/02/2012, Review: Swallows and Amazons - Festival Theatre, Edinburgh - Alistair Harkness - Scotsman.com

Review: Swallows and Amazons - Festival Theatre, Edinburgh - Alistair Harkness - Scotsman.com
BETTER drowned than duffers; if not duffers, won’t drown.

09/02/2012, Twitter / TheKittens: End Credits Music for BAFT ...

Twitter / TheKittens: End Credits Music for BAFT ...
News of ex-DC bassist, Bryan Mills.
End Credits Music for BAFTA Short Film 'Pitch Black Heist' by John Maclean and Bryan Mills. #filmmusic http://t.co/MBF1BTAX

09/02/2012, Tracy Beaker Returns Series 2 - Animation Showreel

Tracy Beaker Returns Series 2 - Animation Showreel
Music by ex-Divine Comedian, Joby Talbot.
Illustration - Nick Sharratt Music - Joby Talbot

08/02/2012, Whatever Happened to Jonathan Trottski? – Rock Music and Cricket

Whatever Happened to Jonathan Trottski? – Rock Music and Cricket
The Duckworth Lewis Method got a mention...
An understanding of the intrinsic spiritual link between these two art forms began to flow through my mind

03/02/2012, chutney films - moving pictures

chutney films - moving pictures
Official page of the official video of 'I Like'.
DIVINE COMEDY – ‘I LIKE’ music video

03/02/2012, Middlebrow Musicals: Notes Towards Swallows, Amazons and Hannon

Notes towards Swallows and Amazons at Chichester Festival Theatre

03/02/2012, Why Neil set sail

Why Neil set sail
WHEN Swallows And Amazons opens at the Theatre Royal next week, it'll be the music of Neil Hannon that will be accompanying the action of Arthur Ransome's fantastical tale of youthful adventure and...

03/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons at Edinburgh Festival Theatre is full of the spirit of adventure | On Stage: La

Swallows and Amazons at Edinburgh Festival Theatre is full of the spirit of adventure | On Stage: La
Review: This stage adaptation of the children's classic sails along nicely, with and all-for-one, one-for-all musketeer spirit.

03/02/2012, Swallows and Amazons - Slick, spirited musical play with Neil Hannon score grasps essence of origina

Swallows and Amazons - Slick, spirited musical play with Neil Hannon score grasps essence of origina
The four children of the Walker family, aged 12 to 7, are given permission by their naval father to set off alone on the sailing dinghy Swallow to camp on an uninhabited island on Coniston Water in the Lake District. Their imaginations let loose, they…

03/02/2012, Review – Swallows and Amazons « Æ Annals of Edinburgh Stage

Review – Swallows and Amazons « Æ    Annals of Edinburgh Stage
Stewart Wright as Roger Walker, Akiya Henry as Titty Walker, Katie Moore as Susan Walker and ´╗┐´╗┐Richard Holt as John Walker. Photo Simon Annand

03/02/2012, Review: Swallows and Amazons, Festival Theatre - Theatre - Scotsman.com

Swallows and Amazons could be a tough sell for the Festival Theatre. A week shy of February break for local schools and subject matter that, while family friendly, reeks of another age, means that they’ll be relying on the sentimentality of childhood fans and nostalgic grandparents to put bums on se...