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I don’t mind films with low budgets. Independent filmmakers must compete with the big boys somehow, and a lack of special effects and razzmatazz should draw attention to sharp scripts and clever acting. This film, set in the later years of the Roman empire, is about a Christian woman called Katherine who is martyred by emperor Maxentius, who is also obsessed with her.

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A year or so ago, I thought I had food poisoning. I couldn’t keep away from the toilet. Thankfully, it was the weekend. I was surprised to discover the speed with which I could run to the bathroom throughout that day.

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Female Colleague: Did you have a good weekend?

Me: I spent most of my time in fabric shops.

FC: What were you looking for?

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In 1869, French artist Gustave Doré, along with the British journalist Blanchard Jerrold, produced a landmark account of the deprivation and squalor of mid-Victorian London. Doré’s sketches, using dramatic variations in light, famously showed the cramped places that the poor had to inhabit, among the noisy and polluting railways and factories.

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In this country, it's still unusual to see a clergyman arrested and taken to court. Rev Dan Woodhouse was, back in October. He allegedly broke into the BAE site at Warton in Lancashire in order to disarm jets. Rev Woodhouse was troubled by events in Yeman, and evidently thought that damaging the fighter planes was making a stand for those suffering in the war. A video of him on the BBC website shows him saying that he did a fine thing. 
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