Vivien Leigh's Love Letters to Laurence Olivier Set For London V&A Show

15th August 2013 -

 News

Love letters from Vivien Leigh to Laurence Olivier, her husband from 1940-61, will be exhibited as part of a new show at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. The V&A announced Wednesday that it had acquired...

Exhibition Of Never-Before-Seen Artefacts From Oscar Winner Vivien Leigh's Life To Go On Show At V&A

14th August 2013 -

 News

London’s world famous Victoria and Albert Museum will soon play host to a unique exhibition of letters from Vivien Leigh’s personal archive. The Gone With The Wind actress is one of the icons of the...

Kenneth Branagh? That's Sir Kenneth Branagh To You!

9th November 2012 -

 News

Kenneth Branagh has received his knighthood from the Queen at Buckingham Palace for services to drama and the community of Northern Ireland. The Oscar-nominated actor, director and screenwriter, is best known for his Shakespearean works...

Plowright's Failing Sight Cost Her Royal Role

20th February 2007 -

 News

Actress DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT missed out on a leading role in the Oscar-nominated movie THE QUEEN, because of her failing eyesight. Plowright, the widow of screen legend SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER, was due to play the...

Marathon Man

4th January 2007 -

 Movie Review

"Is it safe?"Brrrr... those words still chill me.Marathon Man (tagline: "A thriller") stands in the odd position of being one of Dustin Hoffman's finest performances while also being one of writer William Goldman's (Butch Cassidy...

Carrie (1952)

1st November 2005 -

 Movie Review

The people at the video store hadn't heard of this movie, naturally confusing it with Brian De Palma's hyperkinetic horror classic Carrie. They should know better. William Wyler's 1952 film is an intense, visual retelling...

Olivier Spent Last Days In 'Misery'

15th September 2005 -

 News

Legendary actor SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER reportedly spent the final days of his life in misery after his family conspired to deprive him of alcohol and wean him off his steroid medication. TERRY COLEMAN's authorised...

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