Tag Archives: David Thewlis

The Mercy

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race; the first single-handed, round the world (with no stops) yacht race. The race remains deeply controversial as only one yachtsman managed to finish and another, the failing businessman and amateur sailor Donald

Pick of the Geek – Loving Miss Hatto

In 1953 William Barrington-Coupe – known as Barrie – spots concert pianist Joyce Hatto and recognizes her talent. They marry with Barrie becoming Joyce’s agent. She makes several records,which achieve some popularity, though her stage fright restricts the success of her concert tours and Barrie,still