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Sunday 04 March 2012
The actress tells Kaleem Aftab about her tricky transition from troubled teen roles to romantic lead
Thursday 16 February 2012
The RSC is considering taking its hit musical Matilda to Broadway.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
The American actor James Farentino was endowed with the dashing good looks that should have made him a Hollywood leading man, but he might be remembered more for the women in his life than his screen roles. Four times married, he was also close to being four times divorced. At various times, he and his final wife, Stella, started legal action to end the marriage on the grounds of "irreconcilable differences", only to withdraw the petitions.
Friday 27 January 2012
Steven Spielberg's upcoming NBC TV venture, Smash, suggests a whole new future for the story-within-a-story device. Due to air in the UK on Sky Atlantic later this year and starring Anjelica Houston, Debra Messing, and Katharine McPhee, this comedy drama, which premieres in the US on 6 February, presents the backstage politics behind the production of, and the drama of the production process of, a fictional Broadway show about Marilyn Monroe.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Beat off those economic blues with a bit of Gershwin glitz
Tuesday 10 January 2012
On the face of it, only one of the novice hurdle winners at Taunton yesterday could be described as breathtaking. The first, after all, was returned at 200-1; and the second, sent off at odds-on, won by only half a length. But the manner of Darlan's success was such that he stole the show even from the eye-watering starting price of Lights Of Broadway.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Frank Capra's classic film It's a Wonderful Life has become as established a landmark in the modern Christmas landscape as Dickens's story of Scrooge did in post-Victorian times.
Friday 09 December 2011
Starring: John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris
Saturday 29 October 2011
Surfing the net recently, on one of those feverish Sunday afternoons when you pretend to be relaxed, enjoying doing nothing, I came upon a diverting piece in which Elaine May purports to interview Woody Allen and Ethan Coen.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Twenty-two police officers have been injured during rioting in Northern Ireland.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
It cost £40,000 and four cast members were hurt during rehearsals, now Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark has finally opened on Broadway.
Sunday 02 January 2011
Detectives are offering a reward of up to £15,000 for information regarding the disappearance of two women who vanished from the same stretch of road more than a decade ago.
Tuesday 28 December 2010
Friday 17 December 2010
Tributes were paid today to a police officer and a police community support officer who were injured by a man with a knife in a busy shopping street.
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