Thomas Trodd (1842 – 26 July 1908) was an English first-class cricketer active 1879–80 who played for Surrey. He was born in Cobham; died in Macclesfield.
Pennies from Heaven is a 1978 BBC musical drama serial written by Dennis Potter. The title is taken from the song "Pennies from Heaven" written by Johnny Burke and Arthur Johnston. It was one of several Potter serials to mix the reality of the drama with a dark fantasy content, and the earliest of his works where the characters burst into extended performances of popular songs.
Caught on a Train is a critically successful British television play written by Stephen Poliakoff and directed by Peter Duffell, based on an overnight train journey across Europe, and following the route of a journey that Poliakoff had himself made from London to Vienna. It was first shown, on BBC2, on 31 October 1980, and was re-shown in 2001 and 2006.
John Trivett Nettleship was an English artist, known as a painter of animals and in particular lions. He was also an author and book illustrator.
"A Message from the Sea" was a short story by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins written in 1860 for the Christmas issue of All the Year Round.
Brimstone & Treacle is the soundtrack for the 1982 film adaptation of the play Brimstone and Treacle directed by Richard Loncraine and starring Denholm Elliott, Joan Plowright and Sting. Sting and The Police wrote most of the original material on the album. The rest of the soundtrack was made of songs by other acts signed to A&M like The Go-Go's and the Squeeze and a couple of traditional songs performed by the Finchley Children's Music Group and the ad-hoc formed Brimstone Chorale.
Cromwell, Protector of the Vaudois (1877) is a painting by Ford Madox Brown which depicts Oliver Cromwell in conversation with John Milton dictating a letter to Andrew Marvell protesting at the Piedmontese Easter massacre (1655), an attack on the Vaudois (Waldenses), a persecuted Protestant sect in Piedmont, northern Italy. It was Brown's second Cromwell painting, following Cromwell on his Farm (1875).
Trodds Copse is a 25.23 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), in central Hampshire, notified in 1989. It comprises ancient semi-natural woodland, unimproved meadows and flushes.
Kenith Trodd is a British television producer best known for his long association with television playwright Dennis Potter.
Moonlight on the Highway is a television play by Dennis Potter, first broadcast on 12 April 1969 as part of ITV's Saturday Night Theatre strand. The tale of a young Al Bowlly obsessive attempting to blot out memories of sexual abuse via his fixation with the singer, the play was the first of Potter's works to use popular music as a dramatic device and strongly anticipated Potter's later 'serials with songs' Pennies from Heaven (1978), The Singing Detective (1986) and Lipstick on Your Collar (1993).
Rain on the Roof is a television drama by Dennis Potter, broadcast by ITV on 26 October 1980.
Screen One is a British television anthology drama series, produced by BBC Studios and distributed by BBC Worldwide, that transmitted on BBC1 between 1989 and 1994. A total of six series were broadcast, incorporating sixty individual films, several of which were broadcast as stand-alone specials. The series was born following the demise of the BBC's Play for Today, which ran from 1970 to 1984. Producer Kenneth Trodd was asked to formulate a new series of one-off television dramas, the result of which was Screen Two, which began broadcasting on BBC2 in 1985. However, while Play for Today's style had often been a largely studio-based form of theatre on television, Screen Two was shot entirely on film.
Ruth Bratt is an English actress and comedian.
Screen Two was a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC2 from 1985 to 1998.
Banagher Bridge is located northwest of the town of Banagher, and carries the R356 road across the River Shannon between Counties Offaly and Galway in Ireland. The present bridge, constructed between 1841 and 1843 has six masonry arches and had an opening section which has been replaced by a permanent beam.
The Chicago Bee or Chicago Sunday Bee was a Chicago-based weekly newspaper founded by Anthony Overton, an African American, for primarily African-American readers. The paper was committed to covering "wholesome and authentic news", and adopted a middle-class, conservative tone. Politically, it was aligned with the Republican Party.
British Sounds is an hour-long film shot in February 1969 for television, written and directed by Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Henri Roger, and produced by Irving Teitelbaum and Kenith Trodd. London Weekend Television refused to screen it owing to its controversial content, but it was subsequently shown with success in cinemas. Godard credited the film as being made by 'Comrades of the Dziga-Vertov group'.
Alison Smith is chief curator at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
Leeds United is a 1974 filmed television play written by Colin Welland and directed by Roy Battersby. It was shown on 31 October 1974 on BBC 1 as the first episode of the fifth Play for Today series.
William Trodd was an English first-class cricketer active 1869 who played for Surrey. He was born in Guildford; died in Bow, London. His brother, John, was also a first-class cricketer.
John Trodd was an English first-class cricketer.
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