James Crichton

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Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)

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5 A sit-down supper will be laid on by wedding caterers The Admirable Crichton, who have Prince Charles's seal of approval.
His stage hits included shows like The Admirable Crichton, Quality Street and What Every Woman Knows, but the story of the boy who never grew up proved his biggest success.
The other shipwreck was the Bluebell from 1957 film The Admirable Crichton. More played butler William Crichton.
Daily Post, July 11, 1910 THE new Liverpool Repertory Theatre, Williamson-Square, will open its doors this evening with a performance of JM Barrie's comedy "The Admirable Crichton".
The second, and lesser work, was The Admirable Crichton, by J.
Fawcett - the man at the centre of the probe into the sale of Royal gifts - has been offered a pounds 100,000-a-year role at the society party organisers, The Admirable Crichton.
Highlights include "Reach for the Sky" and "The Admirable Crichton" in the 1950s, "Alfie" and "You Only Live Twice" in the 1960s, "The Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker" in the 1970s, and "Educating Rita" and "Shirley Valentine" in the 1980s.
In a castle on picturesque Clunie loch was born reputedly the cleverest Scotsman who ever lived, the so-called Admirable Crichton.
Most of Barrie's stage triumphs are marred by ephemeral whimsy, but at least six of his plays--Quality Street (produced 1901), The Admirable Crichton (produced 1902), What Every Woman Knows (produced 1908), The Twelve-Pound Look (produced 1910), The Will (produced 1913), and Dear Brutus (produced 1917)--are of high quality.
This kind of analysis certainly reveals Barrie's meticulous and complex concern with the nature of his art, as notably in the conclusions to The Admirable Crichton and Peter Pan.
Thursday: The Admirable Crichton (Film4, 1.30pm) What's It About?