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Here Lies Love Musical To Close In New York

21st October 2014

A musical written by rocker David Byrne and dance star Fatboy Slim about the former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, will close in New York in January (15).Here Lies Love, a stage show...

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David Byrne And Fatboy Slim Musical To Open In London

4th May 2014

A musical written by British musicians David Byrne and Fatboy Slim about former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos is set to open in London later this year (14).Here Lies Love, the stage show based on...

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Reliably Unusual: David Byrne's Imelda Marcos Musical A Hit With The Critics

By Hayley Avron | 24th April 2013

David Byrne is a man known for pushing boundaries. Be it the stretching of the outer limits of art-pop, with Talking Heads, or, indeed, prodding at the concept of comfortable suit design (remember that over-sized...

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Cook And Byrne Search For Musical Marcos

5th October 2009

TALKING HEADS rocker DAVID BYRNE and DJ NORMAN COOK are on the hunt for a talented IMELDA MARCOS lookalike to star in a stage musical about the former Filipino first lady.The pair has collaborated on...

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Byrne And Fatboy Slim Write Imelda Marcos Tribute Album

27th October 2008

Rocker DAVID BYRNE and DJ FATBOY SLIM are collaborating on a new album, inspired by flamboyant former Philippines first lady IMELDA MARCOS. Byrne reveals the LP will be a "disco musical" about the early life...

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Critics Hail Vieira's Today Debut

14th September 2006

Critics have welcomed Meredith Vieira's debut on NBC's Today show with effusive praise. Alessandra Stanley in the New York Times wrote that "the staff of Today greeted its new co-anchor with the kind of relief...

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Fatboy Slim Rows With Imelda Marcos Over Musical

4th April 2006

DJ FATBOY SLIM is embroiled in a bizarre row with former Philippines First Lady IMELDA MARCOS over his plans to write a musical based on her life. Last year (05), the ROCKAFELLA SKANK hitmaker unveiled...

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Bono Suffers Eye Condition

19th October 2005

U2 singer BONO is never photographed without his trademark sunglasses because he suffers from an eye condition. The VERTIGO star is aware his ever-present shades have given him a reputation as a poser, while...

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Fatboy Writes Imelda Musical

15th October 2005

Dance impresario FATBOY SLIM is collaborating with TALKING HEADS star DAVID BYRNE to create a groundbreaking disco musical about IMELDA MARCOS, the wife of deposed Filipino dictator FERDINAND MARCOS. The PRAISE YOU hitmaker, real...

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Imelda Marcos Film Released

23rd July 2004

A documentary about IMELDA MARCOS has opened in the Philippines capital, after a court injunction against it was lifted. The widow of former President FERDINAND MARCOS complained the film made her look like an...

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Marcos Backs Down Over Documentary

13th July 2004

LATEST: Former Philippine first lady IMELDA MARCOS is prepared to drop her injunction banning the screening of film IMELDA - on condition the word "documentary" is not used in the title. Film-maker RAMONA DIAZ's...

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Imelda Blocks Unflattering Documentary

8th July 2004

LATEST: The Philippines former first lady IMELDA MARCOS has won a court order temporarily halting the release of an unflattering documentary about her in her native country. The acclaimed IMELDA - which was lauded...

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Marcos Fights Unflattering Film

21st June 2004

Former Filipino First Lady IMELDA MARCOS is fighting a movie company in a bid to keep an unflattering documentary about her from the public in her homeland. The socialite, who has become famous for...

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Gugino's High-heeled Shoe Fixation

29th January 2004

SPY KIDS star CARLA GUGINO has such an undying fixation with high-heeled shoes she's worried it's now developed into a fetish. The screen beauty admits her collection of elevating footwear has become so large,...

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