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Cultural Life: Mark Gatiss, actor

Theatre: 'Legally Blonde' is an amazing show. Slightly forgettable movies can sometimes make great musicals. The same thing happened with 'Hairspray', which is an ordinary film but a brilliant musical. 'Legally Blonde' has the perfect plot and Sheridan Smith is exceptional.

Pandora: Westwood Jnr plans his fashion week debut

Gentlemen, get ready. We have news of a surprising addition to the London Fashion Week schedule: Ben Westwood, son of doyenne designer Dame Vivienne, hopes to debut his menswear collection in the forthcoming February shows.

Films that have been turned into plays

The recent adaptation of 2001 film Legally Blonde for the stage has highlighted an unusual deviation from the common cross-over between plays and film.

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Blake Lively: 'I felt like I fooled them'

Blake Lively has graced the cover of American 'Vogue' and been voted one of America's 'most beautiful people'. In her new film, she acts alongside Keanu Reeves. So why does she still regard herself as shy? Gaynor Flynn meets a low-key star

Four Christmases defies critics at the box office

When Reese Witherspoon's new comedy Four Christmases lined up against Nicole Kidman's eagerly-awaited epic Australia at the Thanksgiving holiday weekend box office, virtually every critic in America predicted a bloodbath.