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Tuesday Jul 15 | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Snowdon gives 130 photos to gallery

Celebrated photographer Lord Snowdon has donated more than 100 portraits, featuring subjects from Dame Maggie Smith to David Bowie, to the National Portrait Gallery.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Maggie Smith

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Mail

An entertaining odd couple: Patrick Marmion reviews Miss Julie/Black Comedy

New York's Nordstrom Tower set to become tallest residential structure in the world at 1,775ft Hi-Ho! Astronomers find cluster of seven dwarf galaxies with 'Frankenstein' telescope - and say they could shed new light on dark matter The first is Strindberg's bleak Swedish parable of the sex war, the second is Peter Shaffer's Sixties farce about a ... (more)


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Rebecca, Celebrities

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Radio Times

Martin Freeman shows his nasty side in a tight, taut, chilling Richard III

Some of our greatest actors have taken on the role of Shakespeare's cruellest, nastiest English King.


Related Topix: Richard III, History Movies, War Movies, Drama Movies, Sherlock, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Office, Martin Freeman, Celebrities

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Roger Forbes, Elizabeth Franz, Robert Foxworth and Jill Tanner to...

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the third production of the 2014 Summer Season, Ronald Harwood 's comedy Quartet, directed by Richard Seer .


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Death of a Salesman, Publishing, Media, Forbes, The Dresser, Celebrities

Sun Jul 06, 2014


'Vicious': Ian McKellan admits his schoolboy crush on Derek Jacobi

There may be some scenario where two people are more arch than Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as longtime lovers, but it would require a screenplay, Bette Davis, George Sanders and pitchers of martinis.


Related Topix: Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Celebrities, X-Men, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Ian McKellen, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, King Lear

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans to Lead Miss Julie and Black Comedy at...

Rosalie Craig and Shaun Evans lead the cast of Miss Julie / Black Comedy at Chichester, a new production of an acclaimed double bill which celebrates a key moment in this Theatre's history, and its long association with playwright Peter Shaffer .


Related Topix: Shaun Evans, Peter Sellers, Animation Movies, Short, Hamlet, Music!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Rebecca, Celebrities, Comedy Movies, Much Ado About Nothing


Peter Cowie on Laurence Olivier

Laurence Olivier rehearses his role of Archie Rice in John Osborne's play 'The Entertainer'.


Related Topix: The Entertainer, Music!, Drama Movies, Celebrities

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Michael Lear: Part One

Now is as good a time as any to announce the appearance, on this 26th day of June, 2014, the disturbingly powerful presence in my life of one Michael Lear .


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Othello, Celebrities, Theater, Arts

Wed Jun 25, 2014


NZSO celebrates Shakespeare's 450th birthday

It is 450 years since William Shakespeare was born so the NZSO is bringing to life his fairies and kings, and lovers and plotters in an irresistible evening of music inspired by the great bard.


Related Topix: Classical, Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Walton, Celebrities, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England