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HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: the strange story of a bitter business dispute over a typeface that ended at the bottom of the River Thames in mysterious circumstances (and how a graphic designer today tracked down the evidence beneath the water a century later)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: the strange story of a bitter business dispute over a typeface that ended at the bottom of the River Thames in mysterious circumstances (and how a graphic designer today tracked down the evidence beneath the water a century later)

Harry Mottram reports for Print Monthly It is a curious story of how business partnerships in the printing industry can go horribly wrong. One particular bust up between business partners was brought back to life by the typographer and designer Robert Green, who discovered the evidence of a bitter dispute a century ago at the […]

By May 10, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: after an open letter is published signed by the victims of a notorious businessman he is already back in business under a new name trading from Canary Wharf

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: after an open letter is published signed by the victims of a notorious businessman he is already back in business under a new name trading from Canary Wharf

The notorious print farmer Neill Malcolm Stuart John is back in business offering his services as The Book and Catalogue Printer after being roundly condemned by previous customers as ‘fraudulent’. Harry Mottram reports. Despite the letterhead of The Book and Catalogue Printer he uses as his base for his business operation the website www.thebestprinter.co.uk and even having […]

By February 12, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – NEWS: the Scottish play to tour schools in London and the North of England this spring (but not Scotland)

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – NEWS: the Scottish play to tour schools in London and the North of England this spring (but not Scotland)

Following a successful tour to schools and performances in the Dorfman Theatre earlier in 2017, in which nearly 5,000 students saw Macbeth, the production now begins a tour to a further 31 schools and colleges across Doncaster, London, Sunderland and Wakefield. Macbeth is adapted and directed for teenage audiences by Justin Audibert and the production is a […]

By January 20, 2018 Read More →
THEATRE REVIEW: Sian Tutill triumphs as Hester in Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea at Axbridge Town Hall

THEATRE REVIEW: Sian Tutill triumphs as Hester in Terence Rattigan’s The Deep Blue Sea at Axbridge Town Hall

The Deep Blue Sea. Axbridge Town Hall Caught between the devil and the deep blue sea, Hester Collyer has to choose between her stuffy wealthy husband Sir William Collyer or her washed up drunken charmer and one time fighter pilot and lover Freddie Page for whom the world stopped at the height of the Battle […]

By November 24, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE DIARY: from Charlie Chaplin to a French silent movie and from Punch to love poetry – it’s all happening in January

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE DIARY: from Charlie Chaplin to a French silent movie and from Punch to love poetry – it’s all happening in January

January 2017 Christmas is over, the mornings are dark and the evenings darker and all seems gloomy as you realise how much heavier you were than just a few days ago. How you could murder all those Christmassy events and start again in November. Speaking of murdering Christmas there’s a play during the rounds by […]

By January 9, 2017 Read More →
RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE OUT ON JANUARY 1ST, 2017: the diary, features, news, reviews and cartoons

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE OUT ON JANUARY 1ST, 2017: the diary, features, news, reviews and cartoons

The online magazine will be available soon. More details and info at www.harrymottram.co.uk

By December 28, 2016 Read More →
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