the final curtain

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the final curtain

The end or the final part, especially after a lengthy existence. I'm afraid that after 50 years in business, this is the final curtain.
See also: curtain, final
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He never responded to more than one encore, which was always "Home, Sweet Home." After that, while the audience clapped and stamped its approval and delight of the dog Caruso, Jacob Henderson would appear on the stage, bowing and smiling in stereotyped gladness and gratefulness, rest his right hand on Michael's shoulders with a play-acted assumption of comradeliness, whereupon both Henderson and Michael would bow ere the final curtain went down.
By the time the final curtain fell and he passed out into the open air he had perceived some of the difficulties of the case.
Other than that, I'm taking this well" SNP Pete Wishart, unhappy about England's quarter-final World Cup victory over Sweden "I've no wish to push myself closer to the final curtain every time I have sex but there's clearly a market for that action out there" Agony aunt and TV star Mariella Frostrup on those with seemingly dangerous masochistic tendencies "A very soft Brexit means that we haven't left, we are simply a ruletaker.
JOHN O'SHEA insisted his final curtain in green last night was no sad affair as he bowed out of international football after his 118th appearance.
The actress will work through the grief following the loss of the husband she adored two months ago as she stars on stage in Sherlock Holmes thriller The Final Curtain.
In Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain the overall mystery is much more important than the individual clues although, of course, they are there, which means you are completely swept up into the splendid performances and sheer theatricality of this fascinating evening.
Called A Night at the Movies- The Final Curtain , the performance - conducted by music director Andrew Berryman - will feature some of the most well-known orchestral music ever written for film: from the iconic Star Wars title theme, the swashbuckling Pirates of the Caribbean , Offenbach's toe-tapping Can-Can from Moulin Rouge , the tear-jerker Ladies in Lavender theme and Strauss' hilarious Die Fledermaus opera overture used in Tom & Jerry's A Night at the Hollywood Bowl.
SADLY, the final curtain has come down on the little cheeky chappie we all loved and knew best as Cheggers.
To celebrate, the show, which was meant to have its final curtain call this summer, is continuing on through the autumn.
The special menu is divided into four courses: Curtain Call, Act 1, Intermission and Final Curtain Call Detective Clarkson Three fish aspic (mousse) with balsamic caviar (PS4.95) Vince LaRocca Chicken cornflakes with tomato and sweet chilli porridge (PS5.95) Mother Superior French potato patty with Indian Chickpeas (PS7.95) Bishop O'Hara Holy Smoke 10oz Rib Eye or Sirloin (PS21.95) Sauces: Baa Baa Balti PS1.50; Peppercorn PS1.50; Gorgonzola PS2.50 Sister Mary Patrick Spinach infused spaghetti in a chicken and mushroom carbonara sauce (PS12.95) Deloris Van Cartier Spaghetti with vegetables in a puttanesca sauce (PS9.95) Final Curtain Lt.
Let's hope that the very expensive curtain over the front of this once magnificent building is indeed the final curtain regarding public funding for the project.
"Truman," Spanish filmmaker Cese Gay's wise, wistful and well-observed film about two friends enjoying a final reunion in the shadow of impending death, is by turns amusing and affecting --and quite often both at once --as it focuses on a middle-aged actor's efforts to put his affairs in order before he faces the final curtain. It should travel far beyond the test circuit, and find receptive audiences wherever and however it Is shown, for it speaks, gently yet directly, In a universal language.
The final curtain came down 19th October 2014." Referring to how long they knew each other, Michael added: "But ten years was not enough."
Comedy parts were well delivered - this was maintained through the show to a rousing long ovation from the audience at the final curtain.
All the 'real housewives'- Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Stewart and Cynthia Bailey- will come together in episode called "Final Curtain Call" before they reunite on the two-part reunion episodes and close of the season.