Law is as modern in his way as Richard Burton was 50 years ago
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Wednesday 09 October 2013
In these days of nationally televised sex in boxes, perhaps it's hard to conceive of a time when sex was considered an unsuitable topic for science. According to Masters of Sex, back in 1956 the only people brave enough to mount a serious study of the topic were Dr William Masters and his research assistant, Virginia Johnson.
Sunday 22 September 2013
What's really going on in the world of books
Masters Of Sex: Michael Sheen set to hit British television screens as 1950s sex expert William Masters
Monday 22 July 2013
Channel 4 is known for broadcasting controversial documentaries about sex. But the channel is now set to showcase a "classy period drama" featuring Michael Sheen as a pioneering sex expert.
Wednesday 17 October 2012
A celebrated Welsh-born actor briefly upstaged legendary counterpart Richard Burton last night at a gala event in New York.
Monday 30 July 2012
A dancer left paralysed by an accident at a house party has spoken of his joy after returning to the stage for his first major role.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
The Queen screenwriter Peter Morgan is in talks to make a film about Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Blackthorn (102 mins, 15)
Friday 10 February 2012
"Nostalgia is denial – denial of the painful present." Woody Allen's fixation with the past is explored in this magical-realist fantasy, his loveliest film for quite some time.
Friday 03 February 2012
All the world is a madhouse at the Young Vic lately.
Monday 01 August 2011
The British film industry enjoyed "mixed fortunes" last year with record box office receipts but a decline in the number of cinema visits, according to statistics released today.
Thursday 07 July 2011
Celebrities. They're everywhere. Packing out Desert Island Discs, emoting on the interview shows, attached like a lucky charm to every programme proposal. Don't you sometimes think, 'What do actors and singers have to say that's so special?' There are times when you wish Celebrity Culture could be replaced by Clerical Culture, or Science Culture or I don't know, Poet Culture. In Shelley's time, poets were the "unacknowledged legislators of the world", but now it's the celebs who rule the airwaves. Given, though, that we must exist in Celebrity Culture, thank heaven for celebrities like Bob Geldof and Michael Sheen.
Thursday 19 May 2011
Monday 09 May 2011
Rachel McAdams is inspired by her parents' marriage.
Monday 25 April 2011
While most of the nation relaxed, and some of the populace ate their own body weight in chocolate at the Easter weekend, Michael Sheen endured incarceration in a police cell, slept rough up a mountain, and was crucified, then resurrected in front of hundreds of onlookers.
Friday 22 April 2011
Joseph Kosinski's revamp of Disney's 1982 hit has all the potential to make children raised in the age of a real "grid" excited by a digital neverland – namely the return of Jeff Bridges, stunning 3D CGI, a grinning cameo by Michael Sheen and even a Daft Punk soundtrack.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
Russian 'aggression' sees Poland rearm its military as minister warns: 'We must be ready'
- 2 California man brutally beat 82-year-old Sikh grandfather he mistook for 'one of those people'
- 3 School kitchen manager 'fired from Colorado school for giving hungry students free lunches'
- 4 Amy Schumer: 'I'm 160lbs and can catch a d**k any time I want'
- 5 Isis executes three gay men by dangling them from top of 100ft building and letting go