Monthly Archives: April 2010

British Character Actors No. 6: Richard Wattis

Always in his trademark glasses, Richard Wattis often played officials – as indeed a small army of actors did in the postwar years. The difference was that, instead of playing them as frustrated and bumbling, he was drily cynical and sharp. He’s especially funny in ‘The Happiest Days Of Your Life’. During the 1950s Wattis […]

Collider Is Perfect For The Tube

The Hadron Collider II has found a new use; it could become part of London’s Circle Line. London Underground is in talks with Cern about the possibility of using the 23km tunnel of the Circle Line to house a new type of particle accelerator similar to the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva. Particle physicists believe […]