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Stars Wars Theme Is Officially The Best, According To Radio 3 Listeners Anyway

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th September 2013

The iconic Star Wars theme was voted by BBC Radio 3 listeners as the UKs favourite from a selection of twenty classics. Star Wars dominated nearly a quarter of the vote, with Ennio Morricone's The...

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John Williams Confirms His Place On Upcoming Star Wars: Episode Vii

By Joe Wilde | 29th July 2013

Last Saturday (27 July), John Williams became the latest name to be tied down to the upcoming re-boot of the beloved Star Wars franchise. The composer, who has written the score for all six of...

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John Williams To Score Upcoming Star Wars: Episode Vii & Fans Get First Glimpse At New Animated Series In An Eventful Star Wars-themed Weekend

By Joe Wilde | 28th July 2013

There is still an air of apprehension surrounding the planned re-boot of the Star Wars franchise - which is now owned by Disney - however a recent interview with the great John Williams has given...

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Barry Manilow & Neil Diamond Win Hearts In A Glittering July Fourth Dc Performance

By Lauren James | 5th July 2013

In a display of unrivalled patriotism, timeless icons Barry Manilow and Neil Diamond graced Washington DC's National Mall to help celebrate Independence Day, performing in front of thousands of fans and TV viewers.Singer Barry Manilow...

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John Williams To Score New Star Wars Movie? Jj Abrams Suggests It May Be So

By Hayley Avron | 1st May 2013

JJ Abrams – like many a Star Wars fan – is struggling to envisage a Star Wars movie without the music of John Williams, the Hollywood Reporter have revealed. During a press conference in Berlin...

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Stunning 'Sam Wanamaker Playhouse' To Open In 2014 (Lit Entirely By Candles)

By Michael West | 23rd April 2013

The new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor Jacobean counterpart to Shakespeare's Globe, will open to the public on January 9, 2014 with a season of plays, opera and one-off concerts. The opening of the visually...

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