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2008-08-02 00:00:19

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is performing in more than 150 different locations as part of a garden theatre season. With a large cast, traditional costumes and an original music score, they are bringing two of their productions to Devon this month. Shakespeare's final triumph, The Tempest will be performed at Cockington next Friday. It is a play of romance and revenge on a magical island kingdom, where mischievous sprites play havoc with shipwrecked sailors and the most powerful exiled...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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