Families of Chinese passengers on vanished Malaysian airliner head to Kuala Lumpur
The distraught relatives of Chinese passengers aboard a missing Malaysian airliner leave Beijing for Kuala Lumpur, as the search for any sign of the aircraft continues. Vanessa Johnston reports.
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Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reg
gie’s ex-wife and the fourth and most celebrated member of their former quartet, moves into the home to everyone’s surprise, the plans for this year’s concert start to unravel. Quartet will be showing in UK cinemas from 1 January 2013.