Bill Oddie on wind farms, The Statue on DVD, and other news
17/06/2010 14:47 GMT
Posted by lisa
Here's a hodgepodge of recent news items.
* Embrace My Planet has posted a two minute video clip of Bill Oddie talking about "ideal locations for onshore wind farms...and cats" at http://www.embracemyplanet.com/videos/bill-oddie-speaks-wind-farmsand-cats
* A 1971 film in which Tim Brooke-Taylor had a small role, "The Statue", has been released on DVD in the US. The film starred David Niven, Virna Lisi, Robert Vaughn, and John Cleese. Here's a listing for it at Amazon:
* Another date is being advertised in the 2010 I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue Stage Tour. In addition to the previously mentioned show in Newcastle on December 8th (for which tickets are now on sale), a show is to be held at the Grant Theatre in Wolverhampton on Monday, 15 November.
Details about the Wolverhampton show are available at
http://www.grandtheatre.info/WhatsOn_focus.asp?ShowId=474&sC=page46 , which also has a booking link; the Box Office can be reached at 01902 42 92 12.
It appears this show may be on sale.
* Tim is one of the performers in audio download "The Wit of Golf". According to the show's listing on Audio.com (at http://tinyurl.com/33o83rg), "Building on the huge success of The Wit of Cricket, this is a collection of the funniest golf anecdotes, jokes, and stories, performed by Peter Alliss, Tim Brooke-Taylor, and Robert Powell. Here is a bumper bag of humorous anecdotes and amusing tales from the world of golf that proves it is a funny old game - bunkers, birdies, and all!
Recorded live by Peter Alliss, Tim Brooke-Taylor, and Robert Powell in front of an enthusiastic audience at Hindhead Golf Club in Surrey, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary players such as Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods - and also caddies, club golf, pro-celebrity tournaments, and commentary gaffes!"
* Also available as an audio download is Tim's appearance in the BBC Radio 4 show "I've Never Seen Star Wars". Here's a link to the series on Audio.com, although it is likely available from other digital retailers as well: http://tinyurl.com/33u8tet