Slowly, the stigma of mental illness is falling away. Lunacy, as it was then called, used to rank alongside imprisonment and bankruptcy as automatic grounds for disqualifying an MP from remaining in the Commons.
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Wednesday 11 April 2012
The British film and television production industry is dominated by the middle-classes who “hoard” opportunities and benefit from family ties, new research has found.
Sunday 08 April 2012
Your weekly guide to what's really going on inside the world of books
Saturday 07 April 2012
In these austere times, it won't only be residents of Port Talbot who recognise the description of "a town with low self-esteem" where it "felt like there was little going on". But not every industrial town has a son like Michael Sheen to do something about it.
Friday 30 March 2012
A West End star lost part of the £1.7m settlement he was awarded following the break-up of his civil partnership, after the Court of Appeal ruled that his "home-making" role did not entitle him to a larger slice of the couple's assets.
Friday 16 March 2012
Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the sort of play that benefits from a pertinent revival. Rarely has his take on the hollow heart of the American Dream seemed more relevant as American self-belief continues to falter amid economic fragility and continued job insecurity.
Sunday 11 March 2012
'Homeland' star is just one OE invited to dine with the President
Friday 09 March 2012
"Trying to teach Marilyn how to act is like trying to teach Urdu to a badger," rages Laurence Olivier in Simon Curtis's frivolous drama about the brief relationship between third assistant director Colin Clark (Eddie Redmayne) and Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams) on the set of Olivier's stinker The Prince and the Showgirl.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Simon Callow – actor, director and writer – doesn’t have many regrets, but he says he would love to have joined a circus. He would be “a clown of course.”
Sunday 26 February 2012
I've always loved the idea of playing an inspiring, rabble-rousing teacher I had an amazing teacher at my school called Alastair Langlands, who introduced me to my first love: storytelling. He made language, words and poetry magical, which has stayed with me. It's what attracted me to the role of a drama teacher in [my new film] Hunky Dory.
Friday 24 February 2012
Fighting off the men on screen is one thing, says Reese Witherspoon. But real-life, modern dating? You can keep it, she tells Gill Pringle
Friday 24 February 2012
Fighting off the men on screen is one thing, but real-life, modern dating? You can keep it, she tells Gill Pringle
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