Monthly Archives: April 2010

Surviving 200 Class boat to go to the RAF Museum

Adapted from an RAF Museum press release Lawrence of Arabia’s launch is the last RAF boat to set sail on historic final voyage. Date: 30 April – 4 May 2010 A Seaplane Tender from the 1930s is to sail around…

Thought for the day

Listening to the radio yesterday I heard a scientist (speaking of scientific research) say something that people writing about T.E. Lawrence should keep on their desktop: “Bizarre propositions get promoted to the status of fact because of repetition.” Many popular…

Ashmolean talk, 25 May 2010

From the Ashmolean Museum Events page Afternoon Lecture Lawrence of Arabia: Oxford graduate and benefactor With Jeremy Wilson Tues 25 May, 2 – 4pm Cost: £6.50 (including afternoon tea) Online booking & payment required T.E. Lawrence – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’…

Lowell Thomas Travelogue 2010

At the British Silent Film Festival yesterday, Neil Brand (as Lowell Thomas) and Luke McKernan (as Harry Chase) gave us a foretaste of what may one day become a full-dress reconstruction of With Allenby in Palestine and Lawrence in Arabia.…

Lowell Thomas in Leicester, 16 April 2010

On 16 April 2010, as part of the 13th British Silent Film Festival, Neil Brand and Luke McKernan will present their ‘work in progress’ on the recreation of Lowell Thomas’s 1919 travelogue With Lawrence in Arabia. More details For the…

Lowell Thomas in London, 1919-20

The first advertisement I have seen for the London performance of the Lowell Thomas Travelogue appeared on 1 August 1919. It reads: ____________________________________ PERCY BURTON (General Manager for Robert Lorraine, and by arrangement with THE GRAND OPERA SYNDCATE, presents LOWELL…