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The Sarah Lund actress will be donning the thick-knit cable sweaters again

Leading Labour donor John Mills

Top Labour donor's share gift to party avoided £1.5m tax

John Mills gave Party £1.65m in shares rather than cash to reduce tax bill

Vincent Autin, left, and Bruno Boileau kiss at France’s first official gay marriage in Montpellier

France's first gay marriage: Sinatra plays as Vincent and Bruno make history

The mayor hailed the “historic moment” that two French people of the same sex were united in marriage.

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Godot misses another appointment

Album: Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette, Somewhere (ECM)

A new live recording from the world's leading jazz trio – now 30 years old – doesn't set the pulse racing as much as it once did.

<p><em>Gloria Swanson (Norma Desmond): <strong>Sunset Boulevard</strong></em></p>
<p>“There’s nothing else. Just us, the cameras, and those
wonderful people out there in the dark!…All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for
my close-up.”</p>

Hollywood silences leading ladies as speaking roles for women slump

"Mr DeMille, I'm ready for my close up…now give me something to say." Speaking roles for women in Hollywood blockbusters have fallen to their lowest level in five years, a new report has found.

Smith: A sobering story told with clarity and sympathy

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TV pick of the week: The Murder Workers

John Wayne acting the role of one-eyed marshall Rooster Cogburn in Harry Hathaway's film 'True Grit'

True Grit – a book, two films, and now... a personality trait

And if you have it, you're likely to achieve more in life

Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy

Lord Of The Rings makes Barry Norman's top ten cinema epics list

The Lord Of The Rings trilogy has joined the likes of Lawrence Of Arabia and Gone With The Wind in a list of the 10 greatest movie epics.

I'm with Harry Styles, One Direction should write their own songs

Plus: Something is forgotten in the state of Denmark and Orwell got there first on Wodehouse and Nazism

Great Dane: Sofie Grabol from 'The Killing'

Queens of Scandi crime: can stars of Borgen, The Killing and The Bridge find a wider international audience?

Four Scandinavian actresses have achieved international acclaim playing strong female characters in hit TV drama series. But can they cross the subtitle barrier and find a wider international audience?

Birgitte Nyborg Christensen (SIDSE BABETT KNUDSEN)

BBC Four to show new dramas Inspector Da Luca and Arne Dahl- but can they beat Borgen?

BBC Four has announced it will introduce two new foreign crime series this year, adding to its reputation for international drama.

Birgitte Nyborg Christensen (SIDSE BABETT KNUDSEN)

BBC Four to show new dramas Inspector Da Luca and Arne Dahl- but can they beat Borgen?

BBC Four has announced it will introduce two new foreign crime series this year, adding to its reputation for international drama.

DVD & Blu-ray review: The Amazing Mr Blunden (U)

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Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
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Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

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