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Martin Richards: Producer

Martin Richards, who died of cancer on 26 November at the age of 80, was the producer of the original Chicago on Broadway and went on to win an Academy Award for producing the film version. He was also the Tony Award-winning producer behind such Broadway hits as Sweeney Todd and The Will Rogers Follies. His other films included The Shining, Boys From Brazil and Fort Apache, The Bronx.

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Welsh-born actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has spoken frankly about suffering from manic depression in a magazine interview, in a bid to combat the “stigma” surrounding the mental illness.

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Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby's bestselling depiction of life and love as a fan of Arsenal Football Club, is to join the likes of 1984, The Great Gatsby and Ulysses on the Penguin Modern Classics list – to the dismay of some critics.

Darling Buds star wins book award

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Farewell to fishnet tights: Final curtain for Chicago musical in London

Long-running West End show Chicago - which has featured an array of star names - is to close after nearly 15 years.

Benjamin Walker prepares to do battle in 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'

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Katy Guest: Wedding couples love, honour... and bankrupt the guests

Are you already depressed by the wedding fever, the dress speculation, the Wills 'n' Kate dolls, the Mills & Boon tie-in books, the crowds of otherwise sane people waving Union flag bunting as another perfectly nice-seeming girl is led to the slaughter? Well, just be grateful that the royal couple are not expecting to be paid for getting married. Prince William and Kate Middleton have asked that anyone thinking of buying them a wedding gift should give the money to a charity instead. For 35 per cent of Britain's other engaged couples, though, cash or vouchers is what they want.

Catherine Zeta-Jones: Darling bud with a steely core

She is blessed with charm, beauty and artistic credibility – but now the actress has shown courage in revealing a hidden illness

Zeta-Jones in clinic suffering depression

Catherine Zeta-Jones has checked into a clinic with depression after supporting her husband, Michael Douglas, in his fight against cancer.

Letter from the editor: No scapegoats, remember

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The Stranger in the Mirror: A Memoir of Middle Age, By Jane Shilling

I felt like a soft-boiled egg, a dissected frog, a jellied blob of sea anemone pecked by the cruel beaks of seabirds": Jane Shilling's memoir is an exuberant epitaph on youth, a girlie chat, an album of memories and reflections on identity, memory, the ageing female body and that other woman over there in the mirror who is not myself. Just cannot be. And is. Je est un autre. The book is a lovely, easy read: Shilling's style, dashingly cavalier and artfully artless, bubbles with wit and brio. Never was a lament less lugubrious.

The next Time Lord has to be a Lady

Fans call it 'heresy', but if Doctor Who is to become even better, says Ben Walsh, the show should consider a sex change
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