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Malory Towers play: Why we give a fig for boarding school stories - Dotemirates
02/04/2019

Malory Towers play: Why we give a fig for boarding school stories

For those of us who were enthralled by the adventures of Darrell and her friends at Enid Blyton's Malory Towers, we have jolly spiffing news.The famous author's successful boarding school series is being made into a stage play by Emma Rice, no less.The former artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe will be taking her show on a tour of the UK this summer. Rice calls Malory Towers her "happy Lord of the Flies", describing it as "joyfully radical to its bones".So why the enduring appeal of boarding schools in film, fiction and theatre? Anna Smith, film critic, broadcaster and host of...


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Create an efficient office space

Smart establishments know that their most important goal is to provide their employees with tools at the workplace to spark their imagination, stimulate communication in order to increase their productivity. You don’t have to make multiple changes to make offices more employee-friendly, all you need is to create an environment that helps employees to put their best foot forward. Colour codedKeeping in mind the millennial workforce, many offices are now making an extra effort to accentuate the professional environment with vibrant, flexible and innovative ideas to help the overall development of employees. Minor changes too can create a big difference...

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