A captivating and inspiring portrait of legendary actress Meryl Streep and her work, Queen Meryl explores the fearless icon's trailblazing roles in film, her feminist activism and the indelible mark she's left on pop culture.
John Buchan's name is known across the world for The Thirty-Nine Steps. In the past hundred years the classic thriller has never been out of print and has inspired numerous adaptations for film, television, radio and stage, beginning with the celebrated version by Alfred Hitchcock.
Yet there was vastly more to `JB'. He wrote more than a hundred books - fiction and non-fiction - and a thousand articles for newspapers and magazines. He was a scholar, antiquarian, barrister, colonial administrat
What is the origin of the word ‘bluetooth’? How do you have sex in space? When walking round Rondebosch Common, why is it wise not to go widdershins? These are a few of the Rapid Fire questions put to John Maytham by CapeTalk listeners on his show. Take a tour of the oddest, arcane & most surprising questions – and be tickled by the answers.
Intended for aspiring radio and TV presenters, this work contains illustrations, exercises and insider tips for improving presentation skills. It explains basics such as appearance, body language, diction, among others. It also covers a range of presentation styles from hard news and sport to light entertainment, DJ'ing, and children's programmes.