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Rhys Ifans And Super Furry Animals To Perform For Howard Marks Fundraiser

Welsh actor Rhys Ifans and his rocker pals Super Furry Animals are to take part in a special concert next month (Feb15) to raise money for author Howard Marks' cancer treatment.Ifans portrayed the former drugs...

Howard Marks Has Inoperable Bowel Cancer

Drugs baron-turned-author Howard Marks is battling inoperable bowel cancer.The Mr. Nice writer was diagnosed with the disease last autumn (14) and doctors told him nothing can be done to stop its spread. He tells...

Rhys Ifans' Emotional Role

Rhys Ifans cried like a "little girl" after seeing his new movie 'Mr Nice' for the first time. The actor admits it was such an emotional experience to portray his friend, cannabis smuggler Howard Marks,...

Rhys Ifans Defends Marijuana Use

Rhys Ifans thinks marijuana is "one of life's little pleasures".The 'Mr Nice' actor - who portrays his pal, drug smuggler Howard Marks, in the movie - admits he has indulged in the illegal substance with...

Marks Denies Biopic Celebrates Crime

Former drugs baron HOWARD MARKS is adamant a new biopic of his life doesn't glamourise smuggling - he hopes the movie will turn gangsters away from a life of crime.The Welsh writer built up a...

Grant Wanted Drugs Baron Role

HUGH GRANT wanted to ditch his onscreen image as a typical English gentleman to play notorious Welsh drugs baron HOWARD MARKS.The Hollywood star is well known for his posh accent and bumbling demeanour in movies...

Ifans Was Drug Smuggler Marks' Prison Pen Pal

Welsh actor RHYS IFANS was thrilled when he landed the chance to play British drug smuggler HOWARD MARKS in new movie MR. NICE - because he used to write to the lovable rogue when he...

Peter Hook's Freebass Favours

Peter Hook couldn't find a singer for Freebass so asked his famous friends to take it in turns.When the former New Order bassist - who has teamed up with Stone Roses bassist Mani and Andy...

Gael Garcia Bernal Wants Legal Drugs

Gael Garcia Bernal has called for drugs to be legalised.The Mexican actor says the trade of illegal substances is the cause of the majority of problems in his home country and believes if they were...

Kasabian And Enemy Named In Full Camden Crawl Line Up

The Enemy, Madness and Kasabian have been revealed as the final headlining acts of the 2009 Camden Crawl.The two-day event takes in a host of venues across the north London district, including Koko, the Electric...

By on 16 April 2009

Stereophonics Searched After Drugs Baron Joke

Rockers STEREOPHONICS were chased by cops for two miles (3.2 kilometres) and had their tour bus searched on Sunday (21Sep08) - after joking that they were pals with legendary drugs baron HOWARD MARKS. The Welsh...

Frost Sacked By From Talk Show

Actress SADIE FROST has been sacked from her British talk show WHAT SADIE DID NEXT after viewing figures plummeted. JUDE LAW's ex-wife hoped the series on satellite channel E4 would be a springboard to...

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