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Laurence Fox
LAURENCE PAUL FOX (born 26 May 1978) is an English actor, singer-songwriter and guitarist, best known for his leading role as DS James Hathaway in the British TV drama series Lewis from 2006 to 2015. His debut album, Holding Patterns, was released in February 2016. CONTENTS * 1 Early years and education * 2 Career * 3 Personal life * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Film * 4.2 Television * 4.3 Theatre * 5 Discography * 6 References * 7 Further reading * 8 External links EARLY YEARS AND EDUCATION See also: Robin Fox family The Old Schools of Harrow School
Harrow School
The third of five children of actor James Fox and his wife Mary Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Piper, His father James was the son of Major Robin Fox , theatrical agent, who married Angela Muriel Darita Worthington, a natural daughter of Frederick Lonsdale
Frederick Lonsdale

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James Joyce
JAMES AUGUSTINE ALOYSIUS JOYCE (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He contributed to the modernist avant-garde and is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century. Joyce is best known for Ulysses (1922), a landmark work in which the episodes of Homer
Homer
's Odyssey
Odyssey
are paralleled in a variety of literary styles, perhaps most prominently stream of consciousness . Other well-known works are the short-story collection Dubliners (1914), and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). His other writings include three books of poetry, a play, occasional journalism and his published letters
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Ulysses (novel)
ULYSSES is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce
James Joyce
. It was first serialised in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach on 2 February 1922, Joyce's 40th birthday. It is considered to be one of the most important works of modernist literature and has been called "a demonstration and summation of the entire movement". According to Declan Kiberd , "Before Joyce, no writer of fiction had so foregrounded the process of thinking." Ulysses chronicles the peripatetic appointments and encounters of Leopold Bloom in Dublin
Dublin
in the course of an ordinary day, 16 June 1904
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Stephen Daedalus
STEPHEN DEDALUS is James Joyce
James Joyce
's literary alter ego , appearing as the protagonist and antihero of his first, semi-autobiographical novel of artistic existence A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and an important character in Joyce's Ulysses . In Stephen Hero , an early version of what became Portrait, Stephen's surname is spelled "Daedalus" in more precise allusion to Daedalus
Daedalus
, the architect in Greek myth who was contracted by King Minos
Minos
to build the Labyrinth
Labyrinth
in which he would imprison his wife's son the Minotaur
Minotaur
. Buck Mulligan makes reference to the mythological namesake in Ulysses, telling Stephen, "Your absurd name, an ancient Greek!" In revising the mammoth Stephen Hero into the considerably more compact Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Joyce shortened the name to "Dedalus"
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Titus Andronicus
TITUS ANDRONICUS is a tragedy by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
, believed to have been written between 1588 and 1593, probably in collaboration with George Peele
George Peele
. It is thought to be Shakespeare's first tragedy, and is often seen as his attempt to emulate the violent and bloody revenge plays of his contemporaries, which were extremely popular with audiences throughout the 16th century. The play is set during the latter days of the Roman Empire
Roman Empire
and tells the fictional story of Titus
Titus
, a general in the Roman army
Roman army
, who is engaged in a cycle of revenge with Tamora, Queen of the Goths
Goths
. It is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work, and traditionally was one of his least respected plays; although it was extremely popular in its day, by the later 17th century it had fallen out of favour
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Henrik Ibsen
HENRIK JOHAN IBSEN (/ˈɪbsən/ ; Norwegian: ; 20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906) was a major 19th-century Norwegian playwright , theatre director, and poet . He is often referred to as "the father of realism " and is one of the founders of Modernism
Modernism
in theatre. His major works include Brand , Peer Gynt , An Enemy of the People , Emperor and Galilean , A Doll\'s House , Hedda Gabler , Ghosts , The Wild Duck , When We Dead Awaken , Pillars of Society , The Lady from the Sea , Rosmersholm , The Master Builder , and John Gabriel Borkman . He is the most frequently performed dramatist in the world after Shakespeare , and by the early 20th century A Doll's House became the world's most performed play
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The Wild Duck
THE WILD DUCK (original Norwegian title: Vildanden) is an 1884 play by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen
. CONTENTS * 1 Characters * 2 Plot * 3 Analysis and criticism * 4 Background * 5 Production * 5.1 Premiere * 5.2 Broadway * 6 Adaptations * 7 References * 8 See also * 9 External links CHARACTERS * Håkon Werle, a wholesale merchant * Gregers Werle, his son * Old Ekdal, the former business partner of Håkon Werle * Hjalmar Ekdal, Old Ekdal's son, a photographer * Gina Ekdal, his wife * Hedvig, their daughter, aged fourteen * Mrs. Sørby, housekeeper and fiancee of Håkon Werle * Relling, a doctor, lives below the Ekdals. * Molvik, formerly a student of theology, lives below the Ekdals * Pettersen, servant to Håkon Werle * Jensen, a hired waiter * Mr. Balle, a dinner guest * Mr
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Nonce (slang)
In the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
, NONCE is a slang word for a pariah within a community of prisoners, typically a sex offender , child sexual abuser or one who has turned state\'s evidence . CONTENTS * 1 Usage in English prisons * 2 Etymology * 3 References * 4 External links USAGE IN ENGLISH PRISONSNonce first came into widespread use in UK prisons, where it is primarily used by prisoners to refer to convicted sex offenders, especially abusers of children. "Nonces" are traditionally targets of physical abuse from their fellow prison inmates, and so usually go on Rule 45 (formerly Rule 43), the rule that enables the segregation of vulnerable prisoners from the other prisoners for their own safety. The Rule 45 section of British prisons in which sex offenders are segregated (also known as going on 'The Numbers' or, in rhyming slang , 'The Cucumbers') is often referred to as the "nonce wing"
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Nazi Germany
Coordinates : 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here. For the 1923 book, see Das Dritte Reich
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Academy Award
Spotlight BEST PICTUREMoonlight The ACADEMY AWARDS, now known officially as THE OSCARS, is a set of twenty-four awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel , are overseen by AMPAS. The awards ceremony was first broadcast on radio in 1930 and televised for the first time in 1953. It is now seen live in more than 200 countries and can be streamed live online. The Academy Awards ceremony is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony
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Prisoner-of-war Camp
A PRISONER-OF-WAR CAMP is a site for the containment of enemy combatants captured by a belligerent power in time of war . It should be noted that there are significant differences among POW camps, internment camps , and military prisons . Purpose built prisoner-of-war camps appeared at Norman Cross in England in 1797 and HM Prison Dartmoor , both constructed during the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
, and they have been in use in all the main conflicts of the last 200 years. The main camps are used for coast guards , marines , sailors , soldiers , and more recently, airmen of an enemy power who have been captured by a belligerent power during or immediately after an armed conflict. In addition, non-combatants , such as merchant mariners and civilian aircrews , have been imprisoned in some conflicts
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Robert Altman
ROBERT BERNARD ALTMAN (/ˈɔːltmən/ ; February 20, 1925 – November 20, 2006) was an American film director , screenwriter , and film producer . A five-time nominee of the Academy Award
Academy Award
for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, Altman was considered a "maverick" in making films with a highly naturalistic but stylized and satirical aesthetic, unlike most Hollywood films. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers in American cinema. His style of filmmaking was unique among directors, in that his subjects covered most genres, but with a "subversive " twist that typically relies on satire and humor to express his personal vision. Altman developed a reputation for being "anti-Hollywood" and non-conformist in both his themes and directing style
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Oflag IV-C
OFLAG IV-C, often referred to as COLDITZ CASTLE because of its location, was one of the most noted German Army prisoner-of-war camps for captured enemy officers during World War II
World War II
; Oflag is a shortening of Offizierslager, meaning "officers camp". It was located in Colditz
Colditz
Castle situated on a cliff overlooking the town of Colditz in Saxony
Saxony

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Colditz Castle
CASTLE COLDITZ (or Schloss Colditz in German) is a Renaissance
Renaissance
castle in the town of Colditz near Leipzig
Leipzig
, Dresden
Dresden
and Chemnitz
Chemnitz
in the state of Saxony
Saxony
in Germany
Germany
. The castle is between the towns of Hartha and Grimma on a hill spur over the river Zwickauer Mulde , a tributary of the River Elbe. It had the first wildlife park in Germany
Germany
when, during 1523, the castle park was converted into one of the largest menageries in Europe. The castle gained international fame as the site of Oflag IV-C , a prisoner-of-war camp during World War II
World War II
for "incorrigible" Allied officers who had repeatedly escaped from other camps
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Advanced Level (UK)
The GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION (GCE) ADVANCED LEVEL, or A LEVEL, is a secondary school leaving qualification in the United Kingdom and the British Isles, offered as a main qualification in England
England
, Wales
Wales
, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, and as an alternative qualification in Scotland
Scotland
, and as an international school qualification worldwide. A Levels require studying an offered A level subject over a two-year period and sitting for an examination at the end of each year (A1/S and A2, respectively), proctored by an official assessment body . Most students study three or four A level subjects simultaneously during the two post-16 years (ages 16–18) in a secondary school , in a sixth form college , in a further and higher education college, or in a tertiary college, as part of their further education
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Yorkshire
YORKSHIRE (/ˈjɔːrkʃər, -ʃɪər/ ; abbreviated YORKS), formally known as the COUNTY OF YORK, is a historic county of Northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom . Due to its great size in comparison to other English counties, functions have been undertaken over time by its subdivisions, which have also been subject to periodic reform . Throughout these changes, Yorkshire has continued to be recognised as a geographical territory and cultural region . The name is familiar and well understood across the United Kingdom and is in common use in the media and the military , and also features in the titles of current areas of civil administration such as North Yorkshire , South Yorkshire , West Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire
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