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Billy Elliot Musical Keeps Margaret Thatcher Death Song In Monday's Performance

Following the death of Margaret Thatcher yesterday from a stroke, one of the West End’s biggest plays faced the decision as to whether it would have to cut one of the most impactful moments of...

Could 'Ding Dong! The Witch' Top The UK Singles Charts This Weekend?

The death of Margaret Thatcher might have been met with sadness at the top level of British politics, but reactions at a wider level were far more mixed, with as many of the general public...

Cher Fans Panic Over Death News Mix-up

Fans of pop superstar Cher flew into a panic on Monday (08Apr13) when a Twitter topic related to MARGARET THATCher led them to think their singing idol had died.The former U.K. Prime Minister passed away...

Ken Loach Blasts Plans For Margaret Thatcher's Costly Funeral

British director Ken Loach has criticised plans to hold a lavish funeral for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.Baroness Thatcher passed away after suffering a stroke on Monday (08Apr13), and British officials have granted her...

Billy Bragg: 'Margaret Thatcher's Death Should Not Be Celebrated'

Singer/songwriter Billy Bragg is urging his fans not to celebrate the death of Britain's former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher despite his hatred of the ex-leader's controversial policies.Baroness Thatcher passed away following a stroke on Monday...

Billy Elliot Audience Asked To Vote On Margaret Thatcher Song

Producers of West End show Billy Elliot The Musical asked the audience to decide whether a controversial song about Margaret Thatcher should be cut from the show in the hours after her death on Monday...

Morrissey Slams Thatcher After Learning Of Her Death

Morrissey has sent Margaret Thatcher to the grave with a lashing, refusing to offer her any tribute and instead condemning the former British Prime Minister as "barbaric" and "a terror without an atom of humanity".In...

Meryl Streep Praises Margaret Thatcher

Meryl Streep has hailed Baroness Thatcher as a ''pioneer''.The former British Prime Minister died at home from a stroke on Monday (08.04.13), aged 87 and Meryl - who memorably played her in the 2011 biopic...

Meryl Streep Remembers Margaret Thatcher As A Pioneer For Women In Politics

Meryl Streep has hailed former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher as a "groundbreaking pioneer" for women in politics following her death on Monday (08Apr13).Tributes from around the world have poured in for the U.K.'s first...

Margaret Thatcher Dead At 87: Harry Styles (Of All People) Lead Tributes

A website titled "Is Margaret Thatcher Dead?" has received a slew of criticism in recent years for its tasteless daily updates of whether or not the Baroness had passed away. Nevertheless, the website finally showed...

Margaret Thatcher Dies Aged 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died, aged 87.The veteran politician, who was portrayed by Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady, passed away on Monday (08Apr13) after suffering a stroke. Family spokesman Lord...

World Leaders Pay Tribute To Margaret Thatcher

World leaders, politicians and celebrities from U.S. President Barack Obama to British singer Harry Styles have remembered former U.K. Prime Minister (Pm) Margaret Thatcher following her death on Monday (08Apr13).The veteran Conservative leader passed away...

Margaret Thatcher Tribute Set For Helen Mirren Play

The cast of Dame Helen Mirren's West End play will pay tribute to late British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher during Monday night's (08Apr13) show in the hours after her death.The play features Mirren as Queen...

Margaret Thatcher Dies Aged 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died, aged 87.The veteran politician, who was portrayed by Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady, passed away on Monday (08Apr13) after suffering a stroke. Family spokesman Lord...

Margaret Thatcher Dies Aged 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died from a stroke on Monday (08Apr13) aged 87.Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died from a stroke on Monday (08Apr13) aged 87.For more information see here.

Andrea Riseborough: 'Margaret Thatcher Had Psychopathic Tendencies'

Actress Andrea Riseborough has called former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's morality into question, suggesting the controversial leader has "psychopathic tendencies".The W.E. star played a young Thatcher in acclaimed U.K. Tv drama The Long Walk...

Kevin Spacey Loved Working With David Fincher

Kevin Spacey found working with David Fincher ''sublime''.The 53-year-old actor stars as Francis Underwood in the remake of iconic 90s BBC political drama 'House of Cards' and although he and the director took influence from...

Adele Feels Like Meryl Streep After Oscar Nomination

Adele feels like Meryl Streep with her Oscar nomination.The British singer/songwriter in is the running for Best Original Song for her track 'Skyfall' from the same-titled James Bond film and she is so over-whelmed to...

Jane Fonda Lobbied Margaret Thatcher To End 1980s Hunger Strikes

Veteran actress Jane Fonda personally lobbied former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s in a bid to end hunger strikes in Northern Ireland.According to newly-released files from Belfast Public Records Office, the Barbarella...

Margaret Thatcher Released From Hospital

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has left hospital after undergoing surgery last week (ends23Dec12).The 87 year old, who was portrayed by Meryl Streep in 2011 movie The Iron Lady, was admitted to a medical...

Jimmy Savile Letters To Margaret Thatcher Intrigues Us To Censored Correspondence

A letter from Jimmy Savile to Margaret Thatcher - which is thought to be the beginning of a close relationship - has been released to the public for the first time. Part of a Savile...

Margaret Thatcher Hospitalised

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery.The 87 year old, who was portrayed by Meryl Streep in 2011 movie The Iron Lady, was admitted to a medical facility to...

Elle Fanning Found Ginger And Rosa A 'Challenge'

Elle Fanning found 'Ginger and Rosa' a ''challenge''.The 14-year-old actress plays British teenager Ginger in her new film, whose friendship with close pal Rosa (Alice Englert) is shattered by the onset of the Cold War,...

Jim Broadbent To Star In Le Weekend

Jim Broadbent is in talks to star in 'Le Weekend'.The 'Harry Potter' actor is in line for the lead role in Hanif Kureishi's bittersweet comedy about a professor who takes a romantic trip to Paris...

Russell Crowe To Play Rupert Murdoch

Russell Crowe is reportedly in line to play Rupert Murdoch in a film.The 'Gladiator' star is tipped to take on the role of the media mogul in a movie based on 'Good Times, Bad Times',...

Simon Cowell Has Second 'Most Recognisable Face'

Simon Cowell has been pitted to the ''most recognisable face in history'' title by Adolf Hitler.The 52-year-old music mogul and 'X Factor' judge has the second most famous face in modern history, coming a close...

Charlize Theron Loves Thatcher Comparison

Charlize Theron loved being described as ''Margaret Thatcher meets Kate Moss'' on the set of 'Snow White and the Huntsman'. The 36-year-old actress - who plays Queen Ravenna in the fantasy film - wants to...

War Horse Gallops To No. 1 On Dvd Chart

Walt Disney's War Horse came from behind in its second week to top the DVD sales charts last week after placing second in its first week on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart. However, The...

Meryl Streep Donates To Charity On Behalf Of Oscar-rival Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has been in good spirits this week - well you would be if you'd won an Oscar - and she clearly wants to spread that good will, with the news coming in that...

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