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  1. Billy's US travels show his love of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... with his stand-up days behind him, but he has reinvented himself as both an actor (he was wonderful in the 2012 film Quartet and has shone in other movies) and a TV presenter. Billy is back on our screens on Fridays with his ITV series Billy ...

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  2. Easter Parade, Nanny McPhee, Identity Thief, Quartet, Hot Fuzz: films on TV todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Radio Times

    Now here's a real treat: a glorious musical set at Easter time and featuring star-crossed lovers and numerous songs by Irving Berlin, most memorably A Couple of Swells performed by Fred Astaire and Judy Garland. It's a backstage story with not much of a plot, largely involving Astaire trying to turn the ingnue Garland into a star as a way of getting back at his former dancing partner and girlfriend Ann Miller, who has split up with him.

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  3. Events and ActivitiesRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Lincoln County News

    ... a pleasant memory, this week we move back to visiting with some of our favorites: Maggie Smith, The DaPonte String Quartet, Luciano Pavarotti, and our own Jane Dahmen. This coming Wednesday also is the final night of our promotion with King Eider's ...

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  4. Events and ActivitiesRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Lincoln County News

    ... a pleasant memory, this week we move back to visiting with some of our favorites: Maggie Smith, The DaPonte String Quartet, Luciano Pavarotti, and our own Jane Dahmen. This coming Wednesday also is the final night of our promotion with King Eider's ...

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  5. Events and ActivitiesRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | Lincoln County News

    ... a pleasant memory, this week we move back to visiting with some of our favorites: Maggie Smith, The DaPonte String Quartet, Luciano Pavarotti, and our own Jane Dahmen. This coming Wednesday also is the final night of our promotion with King Eider's ...

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  6. Review: 45 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... longing and insensitivity, 45 Years great benefits from two veteran actors at the top of their game. Courtenay ( Quartet ) delivers a quietly powerful performance as a man who suddenly begins viewing his world with jaundiced eyes, flooded with ...

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  7. Maggie Smith, the magnificentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a chronically dissatisfied former domestic worker without, initially, a kind word for anyone; in the newly released "Quartet," she is an opera diva who brings her outsized sense of self to rest among a group of friends at a retirement community. ...

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  8. Aging: 'Dying Young Only Looks Good in the Movies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... years just so we could, for a few hours, relive our days as twenty-somethings? SEVERAL YEARS AGO Mrs. R. and I saw "Quartet," a thoroughly enjoyable British film about aging and the aged. (Films about old people, particularly those starring Dame ...

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  9. Sharon Playhouse Announces New Summer SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Patch.com

    February 2016 - Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, announces the 2016 summer season of musicals and plays Gypsy; Big River; Quartet; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; and the new musical, Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court. Gypsy kicks off the Mainstage season from June 16 - July 3, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford .

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  10. Sharon Playhouse's Summer 2016 Season to Feature Big River, Gypsy & MoreRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Sharon Playhouse, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Simpkins and Managing Director Justin Ball, announces the 2016 summer season of musicals and plays Gypsy; Big River; Quartet; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change; and the new musical, Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court. Gypsy kicks off the Mainstage season from June 16 - July 3, directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford .

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  11. QuartetRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2015 | Sounds & fury

    Set in a fictional English retirement home for musicians called Beecham House it stars Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, and Billy Connolly all of whom turned in touching performances in this touching little tale which film critic Stanley Kauffmann described in his review for The New Republic as being "a bit thin" but then went on to astutely observe that it really "doesn't matter. The important thing was to spend a hundred minutes or so [i.e., the length of the movie] with these people in that place," which people also included a singing cameo role for the great dramatic soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones who played Anne Langley, one of the resident guests of Beecham House.

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  12. Dad's Army movie review: Catherine Zeta-Jones stars in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | IcWolverhampton

    ... Wilson, Captain America's Toby Jones is Captain Mainwaring, Harry Potter's Michael Gambon plays Private Godfrey, Quartet's Tom Courtenay plays Lance Corporal Jones, Sherlock's Mark Gatiss plays Colonel Theakes and The Inbetweeners' Blake Harrison is ...

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  13. Billy Connolly puts a smile on his daughter Scarlett's face as they ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... introduced Billy to the stage during a moving speech. Dustin - who cast Billy in his directorial debut, 2012 film Quartet - declared: 'I'm delighted to be here tonight to pay tribute to a man whose work I've always admired and whose company I always ...

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  14. QuartetRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2015 | Sounds & fury

    Set in a fictional English retirement home for musicians called Beecham House it stars Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, and Billy Connolly all of whom turned in touching performances in this touching little tale which film critic Stanley Kauffmann described in his review for The New Republic as being "a bit thin" but then went on to astutely observe that it really "doesn't matter. The important thing was to spend a hundred minutes or so [i.e., the length of the movie] with these people in that place," which people also included a singing cameo role for the great dramatic soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones who played Anne Langley, one of the resident guests of Beecham House.

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  15. QuartetRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | Sounds & fury

    Set in a fictional English retirement home for musicians called Beecham House it stars Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, and Billy Connolly all of whom turned in touching performances in this touching little tale which film critic Stanley Kauffmann described in his review for The New Republic as being "a bit thin" but then went on to astutely observe that it really "doesn't matter. The important thing was to spend a hundred minutes or so [i.e., the length of the movie] with these people in that place," which people also included a singing cameo role for the great dramatic soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones who played Anne Langley, one of the resident guests of Beecham House.

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  16. National Television Awards honour Billy Connolly with the Special Recognition prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... Awards, held at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday Dustin - who cast Billy in his directorial debut, 2012 film Quartet - declared: 'I'm delighted to be here tonight to pay tribute to a man whose work I've always admired and whose company I always ...

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  17. Tom Courtenay on '45 Years', Andrew Haigh, Charlotte Rampling, Oscar Buzz, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Collider

    ... out of the blue, out of nowhere. There were other things. I was in the play Billy Liar . I was in the play Quartet . It was my idea because I'd seen the play, Ronnie Harwood's screenplay. With The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner , I'd met ...

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  18. The Quiet Greatness of Tom CourtenayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... has made elderly stars all the rage (Dame Maggie Smith-who acted alongside Courtenay in Dustin Hoffman's 2012 film Quartet -is one of the hottest actresses in Britain following her new movie, The Lady in the Van ). It's all very different to when ...

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  19. Newcastle company to take centre stage on festive TV with reworked Peter Pan filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Chronicle Live

    ... which employs six people and also has an office in London. The company is also behind the likes of Dustin Hoffman's Quartet, Ralph Fiennes' Invisible Woman and The Man in The High Castle. The latter, a hit series now available on Amazon Prime, was ...

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  20. Quartet, Heaven Knows Mr Allison, The Simpsons Movie, Twilight, All...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Radio Times

    ... with closure unless its annual concert can raise a lot of money. To ensure that, they need to reassemble the quartet that once recorded a legendary version of Rigoletto. Three of them - Courtenay, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins - are already ...

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