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A program of entertainment with two main items or personalities.‘a double bill of pianist Donegan and alto sax star Woods’
- ‘Last night I happened to watch two excellent TV programmes, a double bill of Middleton's excellent Surviving Extremes series, which pit the Oxbridge don and travel writer against the world's most inhospitable climates.’
- ‘Everything changed in 1962 when I wandered into a double bill of Resnais movies at a Boston art theater.’
- ‘The play was originally conceived as part of a double bill.’
- ‘Two highly-acclaimed and award-winning American plays from last year's Edinburgh Festival will make their London debut as a double bill.’
- ‘A double bill of theatrical productions from two much-loved stories of Oscar Wilde, will be performed at the Linenhall Arts Centre on Thursday next, August 25th at 8pm.’
- ‘I went to see a double bill of two plays by Harold Pinter.’
- ‘This double bill of monologues from the creative team Urmum Productions creates a powerful exploration of twisted masculinity and a search for catharsis that comes as a result of a wasted or tragic life.’
- ‘The double bill comprises The Ruffian on the Stair and The Erpingham Camp, both plays originally commissioned for radio and then re-written and expanded for the theatre.’
- ‘Beckett & Brecht is the collective title for the double bill at the newly refurbished Theatre Centre.’
- ‘His third visit to Glasgow's CCA comes at the end of this week, and will see him perform a double bill of works that would doubtless make his friend Amanda proud.’
- ‘Geoffrey Whitworth Theatre continues to deliver high standards of challenging drama with a one-act double bill featuring Stoppard's A Separate Peace and Vaclav Havel's Audience.’
- ‘This lively production, which had a sell-out run earlier this year, is part of a double bill from Cartway productions for the 2002 Fringe Theatre Festival.’
- ‘I say a double bill, but both these offerings are so brief that they feel like scenes towards plays rather than real theatrical meat.’
- ‘For the lucky many who came, it was an entertaining double bill.’
- ‘We know each other from working in the theatre together and doing a Pinter double bill.’
- ‘This year's event is being held next Saturday, May 29, and there's a great double bill featuring entertainment from two of our top Country and Irish music performers.’
- ‘Saturday, May 7 sees a special double bill of entertainment for The Allingham Arms Hotel in Bundoran.’
- ‘At the Live Arts Festival to perform his double bill Rite of Spring and Behind Resonance, he shows he's not just a choreographer but a visual artist of the highest caliber.’
- ‘The double bill consists of A Slight Ache and Ashes to Ashes.’
- ‘Northern Broadsides are on the march with a Shakespeare double bill of The Merry Wives and the first major production of King John for more than ten years.’
Charge (different accounts) for the same expenses.‘her two restaurants were double-billed for the one refrigerator’no object ‘the previous accounting program had a tendency to double-bill’
- ‘Meanwhile in Toronto, the mayor, with a strained voice, explains to irate restaurant owners why they're being double billed for garbage pickup.’
- ‘Inmate banking erroneously double billed my account $66.05, wiping out my balance, so, I have been without postage stamps for the past two weeks.’
- ‘If the facility bills Medicare Part B directly for your services, it should adjust its Cost Reports so that it is not double billing.’
- ‘They're also trying to double bill by threatening any ISP that hosts any of these e-commerce sites, saying they also need to pay up.’
- ‘Your checking account could be double billed, but ‘that could happen right now with a credit transaction,’ said Fowler.’
- ‘Another example of over-billing happened to 49 Aer Lingus customers last month who were double billed for flight insurance ranging up to €114.’
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