Tag Archives: St. Trinian’s

Searle @ 90

Today we wish a Happy 90th to Ronald Searle, the influential English artist and cartoonist, best known as the creator of St Trinian’s School (which has been the subject of several books and a couple of decent full-length films). Apparently … Continue reading

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Kathryn Drysdale as ‘Louise’

When Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps first started back in 2001, I couldn’t stand it. For one thing, it featured two refugees from Hollyoaks, which I already despised… and for another, the show was commissioned after … Continue reading

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The Promotion of Peaches

Today St. Trinian’s was released on DVD in the US, following last year’s limited theatrical run. This should not be taken as an endorsement, or an advertisement, because in truth I think the film’s Metacritic score of 39% was well … Continue reading

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Lady Sovereign

I’ll admit, I was a latecomer to the S-O-V party… up until I heard the Ordinary Boys remix of “9 to 5” in St. Trinian’s, she was nothing but a cute face on the magazine covers to me. But that … Continue reading

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Paloma Faith

As the lead “Emo” in St Trinian’s, Paloma Faith scored herself a considerable amount of screen time, although I didn’t really notice her until she ditched the face-paint and piercings, and appeared as herself on an episode of Never Mind … Continue reading

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Amara Karan as “Rita”

In a former life, the British/Sri Lankan actress known as Amara Karan earned a 2:1 in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and spent two years working in mergers and acquisitions in the City. She’d always loved acting though, … Continue reading

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