Sounds Familiar

“Yeah, remarkable bird the Norwegian Blue, beautiful plumage, innit?” – Shopkeeper (Michael Palin), MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS (“Dead Parrot Sketch”)

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Sounds Familiar

Please be my girlfriend.” – Lawrence (Josh O’Connor), to a new acquaintance (Charlotte Atkinson) after she reveals she’s a contortionist, THE DURRELLS IN CORFU on MASTERPIECE

Sounds Familiar

“Newborns are always beautiful. They cannot fail to make the heart sing, for even the plainest faces are alive with promise. But I’ve always seen beauty in old age too. Light shines through the bone, exquisite even as it flickers, even as it flutters and dims towards the end.” – Mature Jenny (Vanessa Redgrave), narrating on CALL THE MIDWIFE