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Imelda Staunton Wins UK Theatre Award For Her Performance In ‘Gypsy’

Imelda Staunton has won a UK Theatre Award for her performance in Gypsy. Staunton received the award for Best Musical Performance at the UK Theatre Awards 2015 at London’s Guildhall on Sunday (18th October).Imelda Staunton...

Woody Allen Announces Movie Title

Woody Allen's next movie will be called 'Magic in the Moonlight'.The notoriously-secretive filmmaker is keeping the plot of the film - which he will write, direct and produce - under wraps but he has begun...

Stunning 'Sam Wanamaker Playhouse' To Open In 2014 (Lit Entirely By Candles)

The new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor Jacobean counterpart to Shakespeare's Globe, will open to the public on January 9, 2014 with a season of plays, opera and one-off concerts. The opening of the visually...

Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Fought With Upstairs Downstairs Producers Over Monkey

Dame Eileen Atkins fought with the producers of revamped British period drama Upstairs Downstairs over her plans to "liven" up filming with a monkey.The actress co-created the original drama in the 1970s with fellow actress...

Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Put On A Drip During Movie Shoot

Dame Eileen Atkins was put on a drip during filming of new movie Beautiful Creatures when she began "hallucinating" due to dehydration.The British actress relocated to New Orleans, Louisiana to film the supernatural drama earlier...

Eileen Dame Eileen Atkins Snubbed Martin Scorsese Movie For London Play

Dame Eileen Atkins turned down the chance to star in Martin Scorsese's upcoming movie The Wolf Of Wall Street to rehearse for a new play in London.The actress takes the female lead in Samuel Beckett's...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Dame Eileen Atkins Leaves Upstairs Downstairs

Dame Eileen Atkins has quit her role on Upstairs Downstairs, the hit British period drama she helped create in the early 1970s.The actress played the part of Maud, Lady Holland in the revival of the...

Colin Farrell: Drinking Was Killing Me

Colin Farrell has admitted during an appearance on the Jonathan Ross show that his drinking habit was killing him.The Miami Vice star told the BBC host: "I'd been drinking since I was 14. I was...

By on 10 October 2008

Atkins Refused Farrell Sex Offer

British actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS once turned down the offer of sex with COLIN FARRELL - but confesses the proposition did her "the world of good". The 74-year-old was approached in a hotel room and...

Atkins Lands Cranford Award

British actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS has beaten competition from fellow Dames JUDI DENCH and MAGGIE SMITH to scoop the prize for Best TV actress at the U.K.'s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards. The 73-year-old took home...

Judi Dench Handed Record 24th Bafta Nomination

The 2008 British Academy television awards nominations include a record 24th Bafta nomination for Dame Judi Dench after her performance in Cranford.The Oscar-winning actress earned her 12th Bafta TV nomination to equal comedienne Victoria Wood's...

By on 18 March 2008

British Actress Regrets Farrell Revelation

Veteran British actress EILEEN ATKINS deeply regrets revealing that COLIN FARRELL once tried to seduce her. The 72-year-old shocked the world two years ago by speaking about the romantic advances made by Farrell, 42 years...

Producers Call On Understudies As Doubt Cast Falls Ill

The producers of Broadway, New York play DOUBT were forced to stage the show with understudies in all the lead roles on Tuesday night (10JAN06) after all three stars were struck down with the flu....

Mcgregor Earns Minimum Wage For Latest Role

EWAN McGREGOR is being paid just $510 (GBP285) a week for playing a gay man in his latest movie. The Scottish actor, whose last film THE ISLAND cost $122 million (GBP67.9 million) to make,...

Farrell Begged 70-Year-old Actress For Sex

Actor COLIN FARRELL has been left red-faced after 70-year-old actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS boasted she recently rejected his desperate requests for casual sex. COLD MOUNTAIN star, Atkins revealed the Irish lothario spent nearly three...

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