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By DAVID FORMAN
Jonathan Rose writes that the sea of Churchill's tastes was dominated by melodrama, but he misses the whale among the fish—Churchill's beloved Shakespeare.
Tags: Darrell Holley, David Forman, Jonathan Rose, Mary SOames, Richard Burton, Richard M. Langworth, Stanley Wells, William Shakespeare, Winston S. Churchill,
By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
Burton played a magnificent Churchill in “The Gathering Storm.” He also played to the camera, alternating praise with vitriol depending on his audience.
Tags: Clement Attlee, Jack Le Vien, Jane Portal, John Beaufort, John Ramsden, Lady Williams of Elvel, Neville Trotter, Norman Tebbit, Old Vic, Richard Burton, Robert Hardy, The Gathering Storm (1974), The Valiant Years (1962), Winston S. Churchill,
By T.S.R HARDY CBE FSA
"My panic was genuine. I felt I had no qualifications whatever to attempt a Titan. Thoughts of the friendliness in Churchill’s voice fled. Robert Hardy was to climb Everest in everyday clothes with an Ordnance Map."
Tags: Anthony Hopkins, Battle of Alamein, Chartwell, Ferdinand Fairfax, Grace Hamblin, John Spencer-Churchill, Martin Gilbert, Mary SOames, Neville Chamberlain, Richard Burton, Robert Hardy, Wilderness Years, Winston S. Churchill,