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  1. Playing Cilla was scary'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Northern Echo

    ... of Flare Path brought her to the attention of Dustin Hoffman, who offered her a part in his directorial debut Quartet, alongside Dame Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly. Since then, she's had leading roles in ITV's The Widower (based on the crimes of ...

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  2. smith has quality of merseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Evening Times

    ... of Flare Path brought her to the attention of Dustin Hoffman, who offered her a part in his directorial debut Quartet, alongside Dame Maggie Smith and Billy Connolly. Since then, she's had leading roles in ITV's The Widower (based on the crimes of ...

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  3. Dustin Hoffman and director Francois Girard noodle on piano during 'Boychoir'Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 6 | Weyburn Review

    ... come through the way that (he did)." "The Graduate" star - who also dabbled in music when he directed the 2012 film "Quartet" - said that piece wasn't originally in the script. He added it in himself, having learned it when he was 10. Still, Hoffman ...

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  4. Dustin Hoffman noodles with Francois GirardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Chilliwack Times

    ... come through the way that (he did)." "The Graduate" star - who also dabbled in music when he directed the 2012 film "Quartet" - said that piece wasn't originally in the script. He added it in himself, having learned it when he was 10. Still, Hoffman ...

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  5. Dustin Hoffman held piano jam sessions during filming of 'Boychoir'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | CTV

    ... through the way that (he did)." "The Graduate" star -- who also dabbled in music when he directed the 2012 film "Quartet" -- said that piece wasn't originally in the script. He added it in himself, having learned it when he was 10. Still, Hoffman ...

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  6. TIFF'14: Dustin Hoffman leads 'Boychoir'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Examiner.com

    ... Films About Glenn Gould," "Red Violin"). Academy Award-winner Hoffman made his directorial debut with the operatic "Quartet." In "Boychoir" their talents conspire to create a melodious movie that, as TIFF programmers declare, will have audiences ...

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  7. A magnificent year for grandes damesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... -arrived at his own 80th in May. An equally distinguished British dramatist, Sir Ronald Harwood, who wrote the play Quartet , in the film version of which Maggie Smith starred in 2012, also arrives at 80 in November. Who but Dame Maggie, on ...

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  8. BWW Profile: Dame Maggie Smith Emmy-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 20 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in next year's sequel. As a nice little piece of trivia, Dame Maggie has appeared in two unrelated films titled "Quartet." She earned a BAFTA nomination for the first in 1981, and a Golden Globe nom in 2012 for the second. Matt is BroadwayWorld's ...

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  9. In Harwood's "Quartet" at The globe the memories linger on and on.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... divas and crusty dirty old men all living under one roof? Ronald Harwood's ("The Dresser") quasi comedy, "Quartet" currently playing at the Old Globe's Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre through Aug. 24th was inspired by a documentary about Casa Verdi ...

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  10. Christopher Walken, 71, dances into new Captain Hook role for NBC's Peter Pan LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... that starred Carrie Underwood. Prolific career: The actor, who currently stars in Jersey Boys, attends the A Late Quartet Premiere at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2012 in Toronto, Canada The actor, who has also ...

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  11. Connolly to mount high horse for tour of ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    ... Glasgow in 2010 and was named Britain's most influential stand-up comic in 2012. Most recently, he has appeared in Quartet, directed by Dustin Hoffman, and blockbuster The Hobbit, and he will be seen in the upcoming What We Did on our Holiday ...

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  12. Quartet celebrates Verdi's birthday with panacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut, of the film Quartet which premiered at the London Film Festival is a story of a home for retired opera singers, where an annual concert set in the English countryside is given to celebrate Verdi's birthday.

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  13. Hoffman's - Quartet' in Friday seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    ... the Thomaston Academy Building, 60 Main St./Route 1. May movies celebrate Musical Lives. The May 16 film is 2012's "Quartet," rated PG-13 and running 119 minutes. A trio of retired opera singers' annual celebration of Verdi's birthday sours when ...

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  14. Stafford Players go for laughs to close anniversary seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2014 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... Players will bring the curtain down on their 70th anniversary season by bringing the house down with a comedy. Quartet, written by Ronald Harwood, was made into a film in 2012 which gave Dustin Hoffman his directorial debut and starred Billy ...

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  15. Thompson bemoans 'grey pound' filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2014 | BBC News

    ... huge return on an estimated $10m (A 6.2m) budget and a sequel is currently being filmed. Titles such as Last Vegas, Quartet and A Song for Marion have followed in its wake. They are said to be targeting the "grey pound" - targeting the ageing ...

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  16. Time Change For Billy Connolly TourRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2014 | Scoop

    ... ranging from Indecent Proposal (1993) to Mrs. Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA; the all-star Quartet (2012) through to Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Gulliver's Travels (2010) starring Jack Black, to ...

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  17. 'Quartet' hits mostly right notes at Birmingham Festival TheatreRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... they were in their prime. Unlike the movie version that starred Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay and a myriad of others, "Quartet" the play relies solely on the performances of its four opera singers. In this case, Jesse Bates steals the show as the ...

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  18. Four nations' folk is set to be showcased: North East roots music sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2014 | Chronicle Live

    ... five albums to his name, the last of which is Now But Not Yet. On Wednesday night, the Sage's Hall 2 has the Melrose Quartet in residence for the evening. The MQ actually comprises two duos - Nancy Kerr and James Fagan (fiddle and bouzouki, ...

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  19. Billy Connolly gets on 'high horse' for NZ tourRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Horsetalk

    ... ranging from Indecent Proposal (1993) to Mrs. Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA; the all-star Quartet (2012) through to Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004) and Gulliver's Travels (2010) starring Jack Black, to ...

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  20. Playing the dirty old man is enormous funRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Henley Standard

    ... But next week the classical guitarist will debut his comedy skills as Wilf in the Henley Players' production of Quartet at the Kenton Theatre. The play - about four retired opera stars limbering up for a production of Verdi's Rigoletto - was a big ...

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