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Hairspray Best New Musical At Laurence Olivier Awards

10th March 2008

Hairspray was the big winner at last night's Laurence Olivier awards after claiming victories in four of the 11 categories...

Record Noms For Hairspray

7th February 2008

West End musical Hairspray has earned a record 11 nominations for the Laurence Olivier awards.The 60s-set hit has beaten the...

Record Award Noms For Hairspray

7th February 2008

West End musical Hairspray has earned a record 11 nominations for the Laurence Olivier awards.The 60s-set hit has beaten the...

Library Gets Pinter Collection

12th December 2007

The British Library has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning writer and playwright Harold Pinter.A collection of more than 150...

Caine: It's Tough For Jude

19th November 2007

Sir Michael Caine has admitted that while he admires Jude Law's talent he does not envy the tabloid pressure faced...

The Things They Say 5856

15th October 2007

"If you think about it, in all his best film roles, he has a putty nose or a wig or...

Stars Attend Olivier Tribute

24th September 2007

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH, DAME MAGGIE SMITH and SIR ANTHONY SHER have paid tribute to late acting great SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER, on...

Olivier The Secret Agent?

16th July 2007

British thespian SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER was an English spy during World War II, a new biography claims. Author Michael Munn...

The Things They Say 4746

25th May 2007

He was a cheeky imp. While I'd be doing my soliloquy as Edmund, he'd be standing behind the Stonehenge set...

Fascinating Fact 3270

22nd May 2007

London's Westminster Abbey will today (22May07) play host to a private memorial service for legendary thespian SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER. He...

Cannes To Celebrate Olivier Birth Centenary

11th May 2007

Cannes Film Festival is to celebrate 100 years since the birth of SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER by screening a trilogy of...

Olivier Set For London Theatre Honour

8th May 2007

Late British acting legend SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER will be honoured this month (May07) with a statue at the Royal National...

Plowright's Failing Sight Cost Her Royal Role

20th February 2007

Actress DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT missed out on a leading role in the Oscar-nominated movie THE QUEEN, because of her failing...

Curtain Falls For London's Theatre Museum

8th January 2007

London's legendary Theatre Museum has closed down after 20 years because of lack of finances to fund a major refurbishment....

Branagh, Caine + Law Team Up For Sleuth Remake

6th January 2007

KENNETH BRANAGH will direct MICHAEL CAINE and JUDE LAW in the remake of classic movie SLEUTH. Caine, who played MILO...

Witherspoon To Star In Bunny Lake Remake

7th December 2006

Oscar winner REESE WITHERSPOON is set to star in the remake of director OTTO PREMINGER's classic thriller BUNNY LAKE IS...

Jacobi: 'Real Fame Is Being Anonymous'

17th November 2006

Veteran English actor SIR DEREK JACOBI has blasted celebrities who go out their way to be recognised, insisting real fame...

Blessed Slams Theatre

25th October 2006

Veteran actor BRIAN BLESSED has blasted the state of contemporary theatre as "boring" and is shunning the stage until the...

Hasselhoff Eyes Shakespeare

22nd September 2006

DAVID HASSELHOFF is desperate to prove he's more than just a TV and pop star - by trying his hand...

50 Year-old Olivier Recording Finally Released

15th September 2006

A lost audio tape featuring the late SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER starring in theatrical production THE ENTERTAINER has been discovered nearly...

Branagh To Remake Sleuth With Caine And Law

7th September 2006

KENNETH BRANAGH will direct the remake of SLEUTH featuring fellow British stars JUDE LAW and MICHAEL CAINE. This is the...

Olivier's Widow Clashes With Son

3rd September 2006

LATEST: SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT has angered the late actor's son by publicly refusing to deny her...

Film Great Glenn Ford Dead At 90

31st August 2006

Glenn Ford, who appeared in his first film in 1939 and his last in 1991, making 82 films between those...

Olivier Had 'Demons', Says Widow Answering Gay Question

28th August 2006

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT dodged a question about the late actor's rumoured homosexual affairs yesterday (27AUG06) by...

Olivier Widow Denies Affair

27th August 2006

SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER's widow DAME JOAN PLOWRIGHT insists she did not begin her relationship with the legendary actor while he...

Ratner To Remake Boys From Brazil

10th August 2006

Movie maker BRETT RATNER has signed up to revamp cult 1978 thriller THE BOYS FROM BRAZIL. The original film, based...

Caine And Law To Team Up

4th July 2006

Screen veteran SIR MICHAEL CAINE is planning to team up with JUDE LAW to remake classic 1972 movie SLEUTH. Caine...

Olivier And Leigh's House For Sale

22nd May 2006

Late acting couple SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER and VIVIEN LEIGH's English country home is up for sale. The imposing Notley Abbey...

Actors Campaign For London Theatre Museum

22nd March 2006

DAME JUDI DENCH, DAME DIANA RIGG and VANESSA REDGRAVE are among the actors calling for London's Victoria And Albert Theatre...

O'toole's Lawrence Tops Movie Performances Poll

15th March 2006

PETER O'TOOLE's portrayal of TE LAWRENCE in DAVID LEAN epic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has topped a new list of the...

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