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Anglophile Musings with Lady Elyse

Why An Anglophile Should See “The Death Of Stalin”.

I see your quizzical brow. But, please, hear me out. This Anglophile was over the moon to attend a special premiere screening of “The Death Of Stalin” at the gloriously ornate Theatre at Ace Hotel last night where a live … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Being Earnest At Madeline Garden

The Importance of Being Earnest has long been my favourite comedy. The clever 413 Project Theater has found a way to make Oscar Wilde’s most enchanting play even more tempting. They combine the show with a formal tea in a … Continue reading

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Review: Victoria & Abdul

“Victoria & Abdul” is a tricky film. It’s excellent, no doubt, but is also thought provoking in ways which one might find unexpected. Once the credits rolled I heard members of the audience asking each other how they liked it. … Continue reading

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On Pleasure Bent Again: Amba Hotel Charing Cross

By Elyse Ashton I’ve been a guest at a lot of hotels in London and yet had never had that ONE hotel which was the “must stay”. I was looking for that place that felt like a home away from … Continue reading

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Cheap & Easy! My Flight On Norwegian.

By Elyse Ashton Last minute plans had me scrambling to book a ticket in August. After many years of travel from LAX to London solely on British Airways, I followed the advice of friends and flew back to LA on Norwegian. … Continue reading

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Poldark Returns! Notes From The London Premiere.

Last month,as many followers of The Anglophile Channel know, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Poldark Season Two Premiere! Poldark season two picks up with every bit of intensity as when season one left us with a literal … Continue reading

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On Pleasure Bent Again Part II: Planning

On pleasure bent again: Planning “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men Gang aft agley, An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! “ wrote the dashing Robert Burns. I’m rarely left with nought but grief and … Continue reading

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