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An obituary for Christopher Plummer: one of the greats

When the world thinks of Christopher Plummer, who died a fortnight ago at the age of 91, it’s a tragedy that the vast majority will only remember his performance as Captain Von Trapp in the acclaimed 1965 film The Sound of Music. This was an actor of versatility first and foremost. With a career spanning […]

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Culture Theatre

The Sound of Music

Image courtesy of Sarah Moyes. Edinburgh Playhouse. Run Ended. The story of an enthusiastic Austrian nun who, when sent to nanny seven unruly children by the Mother Abbess, unwittingly falls in love with not only the children but their damaged naval commander father on the eve of the Anschluss, is a true classic in both […]