Actor took on three armed soldiers who had surrounded star and crew while they were filming later series of Extreme World 3
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Sunday 27 May 2012
I wanted to be a comedian or actor from as far back as i can remember When I was 21, I started putting my name down for open-mic nights and kept on bottling it. All I wanted to do was try it once because I didn't want to die without having done stand-up. Obviously, now I've died loads of times.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Emily Dugan discovers training was no piece of cake for the stars of a new British film
A 2,400ft jump on to a pile of boxes with no parachute. What could go wrong for stuntman Gary Connery...?
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Stuntman to leap from helicopter in wing suit that will slow his fall – to 65mph
Saturday 19 May 2012
Martial-arts champion Gina Carano is convincing as lethal Mallory, a black ops commando who is assigned by her slimy boss (Ewan McGregor) to “babysit” Michael Fassbender's agent in Dublin.
Sunday 13 May 2012
A rare Leica camera was sold to an anonymous buyer for a world record £1.7m at auction in Vienna yesterday.
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Maurice Sendak, the man widely considered to be the most important children’s author of the 20th century, has died aged 83 from complications following a recent stroke.
Monday 07 May 2012
Last year Alex Caggegi was an ordinary teenager from a state school in the North of England with one difference: he dreamt of becoming a ballet dancer. Now he has become only the fourth Briton in history to win a place at Moscow's prestigious Bolshoi Academy.
Friday 27 April 2012
Who would filmgoers rather trust behind the camera, David Cameron or Robert Redford?
Sunday 15 April 2012
When Daniel Craig moves to the suburbs with his wife, Rachel Weisz, his life seems to be perfect. But is it? Well, no, of course it's not.
Sunday 08 April 2012
I was proud to be involved in the first lesbian kiss on TV It was in 1974 in a BBC play called Girl, with Myra Frances, and it got a lot of reaction at the time. Then, when Brookside came on years later, people said "Ooh, Anna Friel did this kiss with another woman, and it was the first time on TV." And I'm like, no, actually it was me!
Sunday 08 April 2012
She has never been afraid to bare her soul on screen – but talking about the anxieties that led to a very public breakdown has not been easy for Charlotte Rampling. Which only makes her new film all the more intriguing...
Friday 06 April 2012
Playwright Richard Bean reworks James Corden show to suit American theatregoers
Thursday 05 April 2012
Film censors in Thailand have stepped in to ban a film based on William Shakespeare's Macbeth, claiming it could inflame political tensions.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
A men's shampoo brand in Turkey has caused outrage by using Adolf Hitler to promote its product.
Sunday 25 March 2012
Andrea Arnold's bleak interpretation of Wuthering Heights is certainly a bold one.
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Thriller is set in the secret world of British espionage
Bomber jacket worn by Mary Berry sells out within an hour
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
- 2 Scottish independence: What you shouldn't tweet about if you want to avoid jail today
- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 5 Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour decision