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Patrick Stewart & Ian Mckellen Caught Chatting About Catheter Use Onstage

The two friends were chatting onstage before their first act and became so engrossed in the conversation, they missed the curtain-up call and found themselves acting out the insertion of a catheter for...

Thom Yorke Onboard To Score Broadway Revival Of Old Times

Sin City's Clive Owen and True Detective actress Kelly Reilly will make their Broadway debuts in the Roundabout Theatre Company production, and now the British rocker has agreed to write songs for the...

Clive Owen Books Broadway Debut In Old Times

British actor Clive Owen is set to make his Broadway debut in a new production of Harold Pinter's Old Times.The Closer star will hit the stage in September (15) for the Roundabout Theatre Company play,...

Two Rediscovered Harold Pinter Film Scripts Adapted For Radio Plays

British actor Mark Strong and Game Of Thrones actress Rose Leslie have helped to turn two forgotten film scripts by the late Harold Pinter into radio plays.Victory, a film adaptation of the 1982 Joseph Conrad...

Danny Dyer Joins Soap-opera. It's Neither Of The Ones You're Thinking Of.

Danny Dyer, the actor once branded one of the most promising young actors in Britain after his excellent turn in Human Traffic, has joined the cast of Hollyoaks, Later. The new series of the raunchier...

Mike Nichols Confirmed For Much-anticipated Broadway Play Betrayal

Mike Nichols will direct real-life couple Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig in a revival of Harold Pinter's Betrayal on Broadway.The moviemaker has been linked to the project for weeks and his participation was confirmed on...

Rachel Weisz And Daniel Craig To Star In Broadway Play

Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig will star on Broadway together.The British stars - who tied the knot in 2011 - will play a married couple in a new production of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' on the...

Rafe Spall Cast As Rachel Weisz's Lover In Broadway's Betrayal

Rachel Weisz will cheat on her real-life husband Daniel Craig with actor Rafe Spall - the One Day star has been cast as the 'other man' in a forthcoming Broadway production of Harold Pinter's Betrayal.The...

Rachel Weisz Confirms Broadway Role

British actress Rachel Weisz has signed up to make her Broadway debut in Harold Pinter's Betrayal later this year (13).The Hollywood star was rumoured to be in talks to appear opposite her real life husband...

Thandie Newton On Movies, "It's Like Interrupting An Orgasm"

Thandie Newton, the British Bafta winning actress, is about to make her stage debut in a West End run of 'Death and the Maiden' at the Harold Pinter theatre. Speaking to the UK's Guardian newspaper,...

John Malkovich To Direct Harold Pinter Play

John Malkovich has signed up to direct a new play celebrating the life of legendary writer Harold Pinter.The Being John Malkovich star will direct his The Killing Fields co-star Julian Sands in A Celebration of...

Ian Mckellen's Gay Motivation

Sir Ian McKellen became an actor to meet men.The 70-year-old actor - who announced he was homosexual in 1988 - admits he felt isolated when he was younger, but thought he would meet other gay...

Pinter Leaves Fortune To Estranged Son

Late playwright HAROLD PINTER left a huge chunk of his fortune to his estranged son, even though the pair had not spoken for 15 years before his death.The legendary writer passed away on 24 December...

Writer Harold Pinter Dead At 78

Harold Pinter, who wrote 32 stage plays, 22 screenplays, numerous TV plays and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, died on Wednesday after an eight-year battle with cancer He was 78. His...

Tributes Flood In For Pinter

Tributes are pouring in for legendary British playwright HAROLD PINTER, who died on Wednesday (24Dec08) aged 78. The writer, who penned classic plays including The Birthday Party and The Dumb Waiter and was awarded the...

Tributes Paid To Harold Pinter

Tributes have been flooding in from the worlds of politics and entertainment following the death of Harold Pinter on Christmas Eve.The 78-year-old Nobel Prize-winning writer, who was known as a playwright, poet, actor and director,...

By on 26 December 2008

Harold Pinter Dead At 78

Acclaimed British playwright Harold Pinter has died at the age of 78, his agent has confirmed.The Nobel prize laureate died on Christmas Eve after losing his battle with cancer.More to follow.25/12/2008 15:12:50

By on 25 December 2008

French Author Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has been announced as the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature.The 68-year-old becomes the first French author to win the award since Claude Simon in 1985.A statement announcing Le...

By on 09 October 2008

French Author Wins Nobel Prize For Literature

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio has been announced as the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Literature.The 68-year-old becomes the first French author to win the award since Claude Simon in 1985.A statement announcing Le...

By on 09 October 2008

Walliams Takes To The Stage

LITTLE BRITAIN star DAVID WALLIAMS is to make his West End debut - the comic has signed to star in a new production of HAROLD PINTER's NO MAN'S LAND. The star will appear alongside acting...

Harry Potter Author Jk Rowling Honoured At South Bank Awards

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement prize at the South Bank Show awards.Rowling joins the illustrious company of the award's previous recipients, including Tom...

By on 30 January 2008

Library Gets Pinter Collection

The British Library has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning writer and playwright Harold Pinter.A collection of more than 150 boxes containing letters, manuscripts, scrapbooks, emails and photographs belonging to Pinter has been purchased by...

By on 12 December 2007

Pinter Slams Bourne Director

British playwright HAROLD PINTER has slammed director PAUL GREENGRASS for his "totally unreal" film THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM. The 77-year-old Nobel Prize winner praised the filmmaker's earlier dramas Bloody Sunday and United 93, but said he...

Caine: It's Tough For Jude

Sir Michael Caine has admitted that while he admires Jude Law's talent he does not envy the tabloid pressure faced by his Sleuth co-star.Caine and Law star opposite each other in the new movie, with...

By on 19 November 2007

Jude Law Cleared Of Paparazzo Assault

Jude Law is to escape prosecution for allegedly assaulting a paparazzi photographer.The Closer star was arrested last month after an incident outside his London home and was released on bail after being questioned by police.However,...

By on 12 October 2007

Lessing Wins Nobel Prize

British author Doris Lessing has won this year's Nobel Prize for Literature.The annual award is presented to the writer considered to "have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work of an idealistic...

By on 11 October 2007

Pinter Accepts Honorary Doctorate

Legendary English playwright HAROLD PINTER received a honorary doctorate from Britain's respected Leeds University on Friday (13Apr07). The 76-year-old writer, author and actor became a Doctor of Letters at a ceremony in Leeds, Yorkshire. Pinter's...

Playwright Pinter Hailed By French Government

Acclaimed British playwright HAROLD PINTER has received France's highest accolade from the country's Prime Minister DOMINIQUE DE VILLEPIN. Pinter, famed for dramas including THE CARETAKER and THE HOMECOMING, was presented with the French Legion d'Honneur...

Branagh, Caine + Law Team Up For Sleuth Remake

KENNETH BRANAGH will direct MICHAEL CAINE and JUDE LAW in the remake of classic movie SLEUTH. Caine, who played MILO TINDLE in the 1972 thriller will play co-star LAURENCE OLIVIER's part in the remake -...

Evans Signs Up For Pinter Play

British funnyman LEE EVANS is embracing a departure from comedy to star in dark HAROLD PINTER play THE DUMB WAITER. The THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY star has appeared on stage before, wowing audiences in SAMUEL...

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