A YEAR ago Phil Parkinson was one of the bright young things
of English management, tipped by some to be a future England boss.
"It's been the most fulfilling experience I've had in my professional life," says 46-year-old Fry of his new movie Bright Young Things
, "keeping the morale going of a crew, trying to inspire, to enliven and enthuse people through the stages of production.
Having said all that, I've long believed that Ross Barkley will become a very special footballer and I don't expect him to be one of those bright young things
who earns a handful of caps, burns out and isn't heard of again at international level.
Bright Young Things
, a monthly event, launches on Tuesday at Legends, Grey Street, Newcastle, from 6.30pm until 9.30pm.
Bright Young Things
is based on the classic Evelyn Waugh novel,Vile Bodies,and Fry admits it's one of his favourite books.
So we get some bright young thing
who goes from uni to a job as an MP's researcher.
The band's blend of punk guitars, dance rhythms and samples spawned hits like Bring It On Down, Right Hear Right Now, International Bright Young Thing
and Real Real Real and saw second album Doubt enter the British charts at No.1 and ship over a million copies in America.
Deans, 19, is the latest bright young thing
to join John Gill's basement battlers and he wants to add some steel to the heart of the Vikings defence at Tolka Park tonight (7.45).
Summary: Q6 Bistro is a hub for both Media and Internet City's bright young things
The two men trade verbal blows as their respective businesses duel for supremacy and Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Hoult) joins Edison's team of bright young things
The launch party also includes the group's annual Young Slimmer of theYear competition, which praises and recognises Slimming World's bright young things
- those inspiring members aged 16 to 21 who have developed healthy habits that they can take into adulthood to help them stay slim for life.
In a similar vein to Decline and Fall, Vile Bodies--originally titled "Bright Young People"--is the story of the extraordinary adventures of Adam Fenwick-Symes, who becomes panic-stricken in the unconventional world of the Bright Young Things
. (1) Critics have discussed Evelyn Waugh's satirical portrayal of the unruly and flippant group, heavily influenced by avant-garde movements such as Futurism and Vorticism and the attack on Britain's conventional value system during the inter-war era.