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Woman who fought for improved healthcare in apartheid South Africa dies aged 90

Joy Kaiser, one of the champions of social justice and equality in apartheid South Africa alongside Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has died. She was 90 years old.

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Discover Paul Atterbury's Desert Island Antiques

With theatres closed during the pandemic our Curtain Up series of online talks have been a big success.This week sees the addition of ‘Desert Island Antiques’ with Antiques Roadshow stalwart Paul Atterbury with Tickets on sale from Wednesday 10th March.

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Meet Lucy Worsley the hardest working historian in television

She’s here, she’s there, she’s everywhere. Lucy Worsley, the hardest working historian in television, never seems to be off the box. And that certainly isn’t a bad thing.

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Dame Patricia at peace with the ghost of Hyacinth

Her Facing the Music show seeks to emphasise that as well as being a sit-com star, Dame Patricia Routledge has an illustrious past in musical theatre but the ghost of Hyacinth Bucket continues to haunt her.

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Welcome to our exciting new website

Welcome to our new-look Clive Conway Productions website. A one-stop, simple to navigate platform that makes finding our shows and all we have to offer more straight forward than ever before...

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Celebrate International Women's Day Weekend

This coming weekend - 6th - 8th March - is a time to celebrate. It is International Women’s Day Weekend.We should remember the wise words of Archbishop Desmond Tutu - a fervent supporter of women’s rights. Speaking a few years...

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Celebrity talks available online and on demand

With theatres closed and lockdown restrictions keeping us all at home far more, our Curtain Up series of online celebrity talks, presented in conjunction with Iconic Media Solutions, has provided a cultural lifeline.They have...

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Patricia Routledge, 92, urges everyone one to get a Covid vaccination

It’s good to hear that actress, singer and good friend of Clive Conway Productions, Dame Patricia Routledge, has urged people ‘get their jab and stay safe’ after being vaccinated against covid-19 at a Sussex village hall.The 92...

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Cinema is changing and so are the movie moguls

It’s been the strangest of years in the world of cinema with screens closed, some big movies transferring straight to streaming networks and all manner of industry conventions being overturned.Seldom has that change been...

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Tutu Foundation UK seeks director

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Lucy Worsley explores the phenomenon of the Blitz Spirit

We hear much about the spirit of the Blitz and the dark days of World War II when the people of Britain faced relentless enemy air attacks with courage, humour and tenacity. We imagine mothers gathering children to their sides as...

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A year after the death of Nicholas Parsons Just a Minute returns to BBC Radio 4

More than year after the death of its inimitable host, Nicholas Parsons, the BBCs’s longest running radio panel game Just a Minute is back on Radio 4 this evening (Monday 22nd February).The big question for producers was how do...

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Sadness as plans for London's new £288 million Centre for Music are scrapped

We were sorry to hear that dreams of a new state of the art 21st century concert hall in Central London have now been consigned to the dustbin of history. However in the current climate, with the terrible economic fall out from...

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The Brand is Female: championing Ubuntu and Black History Month

The Brand Is Female has launched two inspiring podcasts by black female creatives to mark this year’s Black History Month. One of them is by Mungi Ngomane, author of the best-selling self-help book Everyday Ubuntu: Living Better...

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Buy Lucy Worsley's Jane Austen book for Mother's Day signed by author

Ever popular historian and frequent contributor to Clive Conway Productions Lucy Worsley is suggests that signed and dedicated copies of her latest book Jane Austen at Home’ might make a rather good mother’s Day present. She’s...

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Veteran actress and singer Patricia Routledge turns 92

Congratulation to actress, singer and regular contributor to Clive Conway Productions Dame Patricia Routledge who celebrates her 92nd birthday on Wednesday (17th February).After a remarkable career in the West End and on...

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Henry Goodman on John Preston's story of disgraced tycoon Maxwell

Many of the speakers who contribute to Clive Conway Productions’ talks pitch up on a virtually weekly basis as narrators, readers, commentators on podcasts, radio and TV programs. The simple reason being they are...

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Take Five: Tutu Foundation UK and the peace principle

Since it was first established in 2007, The Tutu Foundation UK has worked tirelessly to prevent and resolve conflict.It aims to help people build peaceful communities across the UK by providing facilitation and mediation services...

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Whoops! Let's enjoy the comedy of errors

In a world where criticism and even punishment can often be meted out for the most mundane of errors it is well worth remembering that we learn from our mistakes.As Samuel Beckett famously wrote: “Ever tried. Ever failed. No...

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Elton John asks Culture Secretary for visa-free deal for musicians touring the EU

It was great to see Sir Elton John pitching in with direct action over the campaign to sort out the post Brexit chaos threatening the livelihoods of musicians and other performers touring Europe.The multi millionaire star had...

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