Great Britain Education System Part I

Great Britain Education System 1

The school and university system in Great Britain has been shaped by historical decentralization. Its current form goes back to the main features of the Educational Acts. General school attendance is compulsory from the age of 5 to 16, and attendance at nursery schools is voluntary. Private schools make up an important, if only small, part of the English school system. The education system of Britain’s primary (primary), secondary (secondary)…

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Famous Actors and Directors in U.K. Part VI

Catherine Zeta-Jones

Michael Sheen (born 1969) film and stage actor. Michael Sheen was born in Newport in 1969 and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His important supporting role in the historical film “The Four Feathers” (2002) is particularly noteworthy. He also played a central role in Len Wiseman’s “Underworld” from 2003. In the same year Sheen also starred in the TV movie “The Deal”, where he attracted attention as…

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Famous Actors and Directors in U.K. Part V

Tony Scott

Peter Mullan (born 1959) actor and director. Peter Mullan was born in Peterhead in 1959 and studied drama at the University of Glasgow. Mullan also had his first acting success with “Trainspotting – Neue Helden” (1996). This was later followed by roles in “My Name Is Joe” and “Harry Potter”. As a director, he convinced the jury of the Venice Film Festival with “The Merciless Sisters” (2002), for which he…

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Famous Actors and Directors in U.K. Part IV

Roger Moore

Keira Knightley (born 1985) Keira Christina Knightley was born in 1985 in Teddington and is now one of the great Hollywood actresses who receive the most fees. Her mother is a writer and her father is also an actor. Knightley’s breakthrough helped her roles in “Pirates of the Caribbean” (2003), “Pride and Prejudice” (2005) and “London Boulevard” (2010). She is also the advertising face for the Coco Mademoiselle perfume. Hugh…

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Famous Actors and Directors in U.K. Part III

Terry Jones

Paul Greengrass (born 1955) director and screenwriter. Greengrass was born in Cheam in 1955, studied at Cambridge and initially earned his living as a journalist. From the end of the 1990s his first films appeared, which made Greengrass internationally famous – “Vom Flying and Other Dreams”, “The Bourne Conspiracy” etc. Greengrass has received many awards, e. B. with the Golden Bear at the Berlinale and the Audience Award at the…

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Famous Actors and Directors in U.K. Part II

Hugh Grant

Sacha Baron Cohen (born 1971) actor and comedian. Cohen was born in 1971 to a Jewish family in London. Even before his studies in Cambridge, where he joined a theater group, he gained acting experience. Cohen has become internationally known for his role as Borat and Ali G. His artistic work is often time-critical and humorous, close to the threshold of stupid. He has already won a Golden Globe Award…

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Scotland Overview

Scotland Overview

Scotland – “bagpipes, whiskey, kilts, lochs, the highlands, golf, oatmeal and braveheart” – this is sure to be the usual result of a Scotland brainstorming session. Is Scotland now a country of its own? Does it belong to Great Britain or is it better to speak of the UK? Or can we simplify everything and speak of England? As part of a brief definition of the terms, it can first…

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