Personally speaking, I’ve never really been very much into sport or athletics, but never before can I recall disabled people getting so much attention from the media
Last weekend I was lucky enough to attend a one-off screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1929 silent film Blackmail in the grand setting of the grounds of the British Museum, where part of the story is set. The film is one of the “Hitchcock 9″ – nine surviving silent films made by Hitchcock that have deteriorated over time.
Perhaps unsurprisingly given the imminent prospect of the Olympics, London has been newly interrogated by many different sources recently.
What does it even mean? Much of the press coverage of the arty side of the 2012 Olympics – culminating at the moment with the London 2012 Festival – has involved head-scratching about what the hell it actually is.
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