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Imagine what fun they could have with Morse's look in the 70s (like John Thaw in The Sweeney) Anyhoo, tonight East End villains drop their Hs around the dreaming spires.
30pm Serious Sam Barrett, David Broad: Nov 4, 3pm, doors The Dreaming Spires, The Kontiki Suite: Nov 4, 8pm, doors The Futureheads, Young Liar: Nov 3, 8pm, doors Top Boy Round Here, Aems, Evila, Chris 4Sit, Suus: Nov 3, 8pm, doors THE CUMBERLAND ARMS, NEWCASTLE
A choral scholar with a fabulous tenor voice and possibly the broadest Cynon Valley accent ever heard among the dreaming spires, he was a star student who thrived in these supposedly rarefied realms.
OXFORD The dreaming spires were the setting for Hogwarts' library, hospital wing, dining hall and staircase.
You might have thought that the people who run TV had already made every police programme possible - from the drug-infested streets of Baltimore in The Wire to the dreaming spires of Oxford in Morse.
Richard Coughtrie is back from the dreaming spires to take his place in the Benwell Hill team for their trip to rock-bottom Stockton.
The combination of the dreaming spires of Oxford, good performances and a superb script is a winner.
We accordingly heard Leigh Harris perform two of his own pieces, one greeting the composer Robert Saxton on his 50th birthday, (Chime-Chain, punningly evoking the dreaming spires of Oxford where Saxton taught), the other, Requies-cat, mourning the passing of Robert Sherlaw Johnson with resonant bell-like harmonics from plucked piano strings and gravely lamenting low-register melodies.
Alan Johnson claimed the dreaming spires might as well be on a different planet for thousands of pupils.
The man in charge of Britain's further and higher education said the dreaming spires might as well be on a different planet for the area's most needy children.
Or you could see the dreaming spires spread out before you by climbing the steps of Oxford's oldest building, The Saxon Tower of St Michael at the Northgate, in Cornmarket Street, where the city's Covered Market is also to be found.
Jude The Dour wants to be a "university man" but when he makes it to the dreaming spires of Christminster, it's as a humble stone-mason.