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Saturday 13 October 2012
Who knew that George Lazenby quit James Bond after just the one film because he didn't believe the character could survive late-Sixties hippie culture? "Bond is a brute, and I will never play him again," he grandly announced soon after On Her Majesty's Secret Service was released in 1969. "Peace – that's the message now."
Tuesday 02 October 2012
Whether it was a genuine leak or a marketing teaser, James Bond fans today had their first taste of the latest blockbuster’s theme tune as sung by British golden girl Adele.
Friday 28 September 2012
Jon Snow once ate LSD-spiked flan, but he isn't the only establishment acid casualty. By Tim Walker
Saturday 26 May 2012
Saturday 12 May 2012
Wednesday 18 April 2012
James Bond has a new American publisher: Amazon.com.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
In Modern Spies, Peter Taylor was at pains to make it clear to us that contemporary intelligence work isn’t a bit like film and television fictions would have us believe. This will presumably come as a relief to the parents of young people who find themselves intrigued by the increasingly open recruitment procedures of the UK’s intelligence and security services. One British intelligence officer here revealed that when she’d told hermother what her new job was, she’d replied, “Oh my goodness, you’re going to end up with your head in a fat-fryer!” her knowledge of MI5 having been largely gathered from watching Spooks. Her daughter assured Taylor that it isn’t really like that, just a little wistfully, I thought: “Unfortunately, I’m not running around the streets of London, chasing terrorists, being nearly blown up every week,” she said. Apparently, there’s a lot of paperwork. But, despite such testimony, Taylor had a problem with his project of de-glamourisation, which was the deep devotion of television to the visual rhetoric of the spy movie.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Two winners shared Wednesday's Lotto jackpot of £2.3 million, Camelot said.
Sunday 12 February 2012
One ticketholder has scooped the £4.5m Lotto jackpot, Camelot said.
Friday 03 February 2012
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine
Sunday 22 January 2012
One ticketholder scooped the £4.4m jackpot in Saturday's National Lottery draw, Camelot said.
Sunday 11 December 2011
Bérénice Bejo has until now been restricted to minor mainstream roles and sidekick parts in French farces. But Oscar buzz is growing thanks,somewhat oddly, to a black-and-white throwback to Hollywood's silent era.
Sunday 27 November 2011
One lucky winner scooped Saturday's Lotto jackpot of £4.4 million, Camelot said.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Thirty-six-year-old Joshua Radin, in case you're bewildered by modern music's deluge of Joshes, is the singer-songwriter from Ohio who had a medium-sized hit last year with "I'd Rather Be With You".
Thursday 26 May 2011
One winner scooped Wednesday's Lotto jackpot of £2.4 million, Camelot said.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'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
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
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