Hollywood star Keira Knightley says she felt guilty and began to doubt herself because of her casting in so many period films.
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Tuesday 25 June 2013
The judge presiding over the trial of Alexander Lebedev, Russian businessman and financial backer of The Independent, expects to reach a verdict early next week. Mr Lebedev is accused of "hooliganism motivated by political hatred", over throwing a pair of punches at fellow tycoon Sergei Polonsky during a 2011 television programme. He could go to jail for up to five years if Judge Andrei Bakhvalov finds him guilty.
Thursday 13 June 2013
The media goes wild as Kate names a new cruise ship
Tuesday 28 May 2013
The actor was cast in PD James' sequel Death Comes to Pemberley because he had 'a likeable but dark edge'
Friday 19 April 2013
The Colony Room Club in Dean Street closed its doors in 2008, but Sophie Parkin's engrossing, 300-page portrait of it brings that small, smelly, green upstairs bar-room into vivid life again. Opened in 1948, and presided over by Muriel Belcher, a bisexual Brummie, it was “far away from the maddeningly normal crowds outside.”
Friday 29 March 2013
When J J Abrams' newest drama, Revolution (picured), started last week, the biggest surprise was that it made the end of the world look almost fun.
Sunday 03 March 2013
PD James: Pride and waspishness
Wednesday 30 January 2013
The daughter of a racing driver, Zoë Jordan draws on a childhood of travel for her eponymous line, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Sunday 13 January 2013
Ultimately, players are more important than a manager's media profile or his comfort with the metrics of the modern game. Harry Redknapp's current set at Queens Park Rangers are inherently inferior to the familiar figures whose allegiance is to Andre Villas-Boas and Tottenham Hotspur.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Hollywood star Keira Knightley has criticised movie bosses for airbrushing pictures to give her "droopy" breasts.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Chart stars One Direction have amassed so much cash they have soared into an under-30s British rich list - displacing Harry Potter actor Rupert Grint.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Anna Karenina director Joe Wright is to stage A Season in the Congo at the Young Vic next summer, starring acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Sunday 24 June 2012
A David Cronenberg film about Jung (Michael Fassbender), Freud (Viggo Mortensen), and the strictly therapeutic S&M they have with a troubled young protégée (Keira Knightley) sounds like it should be, well, dangerous.
Monday 07 May 2012
Dennis Potter thought his twisted miracle story Brimstone and Treacle his best play.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Several films and a high-profile romance shot Rupert Friend into the spotlight. These days, back on the London stage, he prefers a quieter life, he tells Charlotte Cripps
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
30,000 reasons why the rhetoric on immigrants claiming benefits can stop now
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