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Avatar Rules Empire Awards

29th March 2010

'Avatar' was the big winner at this year's Jameson Empire Film Awards 2010 last night (28.03.10). The 3-D sci-fi blockbuster picked up three prizes at the event, winning Best Film, Best Director for James Cameron...

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Jude Law's Theatre Honour

15th February 2010

Jude Law and Rachel Weisz have been named the Best Actor and Actress in a Play.The British stars are just two famous names who have been honoured at the annual Awards - which is...

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Stewart Lands Knighthood

19th December 2009

British actor PATRICK STEWART is to become a 'Sir' - he will receive a knighthood in QUEEN ELIZABETH II's New Year's Honours list.The 69-year-old star will be honoured by the British monarch for his 50-year...

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Law, Mirren, Weisz And Stewart To Compete For Theatre Awards

7th December 2009

JUDE LAW, DAME HELEN MIRREN, RACHEL WEISZ and PATRICK STEWART are among the stars competing at the upcoming Awards, which honour the best in London theatre.Law received a nomination in the Best Actor category...

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Stewart's Domestic Violence Tragedy

27th November 2009

Veteran actor PATRICK STEWART channels his traumatic childhood to deliver his most emotional performances, recalling the pain of seeing his father beat his mother.The X-Men star was deeply affected by the domestic violence he witnessed...

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Stewart Praises Star Trek Movie

15th June 2009

Former STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION actor PATRICK STEWART has praised director JJ ABRAMS for successfully resurrecting the franchise - insisting he "loved" the new movie.Abrams brought the sci-fi franchise back to cinemas this year...

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Stewart Rants At Theatre-goer

16th April 2009

British thespian PATRICK STEWART upset fans following a theatre performance in Scotland by launching a foul-mouthed tirade at a man who allegedly took a picture of him onstage, according to reports. The actor is currently taking...

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The Things They Say 11581

10th March 2009

"Filming X-MEN was amazing. Can you imagine what it was like starting your day walking into the make-up room and giving a good morning kiss to HALLE BERRY, REBECCA ROMIJN and ANNA PAQUIN? Can you...

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Stewart Wins Third Olivier Award

9th March 2009

Veteran actor PATRICK STEWART has won his third Laurence Olivier award for his stage portrayal of Claudius in Shakespeare's HAMLET. The X-Men star was handed the Best Performance in a Supporting Role accolade at the 33rd...

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David Tennant Out Of Hamlet 'Until Christmas'

10th December 2008

Back surgery means David Tennant will not be returning to play Hamlet "before Christmas", the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has confirmed.An "ongoing back injury" forced Tennant to withdraw from two performances this week and he...

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Tennant Pulls Out Of Second Hamlet Show After Back Injury

9th December 2008

An "ongoing back injury" has forced David Tennant to withdraw from a second performance of Hamlet, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS) at...

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Tennant Temporarily Out Of Hamlet After Back Injury

9th December 2008

An "ongoing back injury" forced David Tennant to withdraw from a performance of Hamlet on Monday night, it has been confirmed.The Doctor Who star is currently playing the Dane for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RCS)...

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Fascinating Fact 6282

1st November 2008

Former STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART has been honoured with the Samuel Beckett Award for his contribution to the arts at a ceremony at Dublin, Ireland's prestigious Trinity College. The star picked up the prize...

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X-men Pair Team Up On Stage

31st October 2008

X-MEN stars SIR IAN MCKELLEN and PATRICK STEWART are to team up again - this time on the London stage. The British actors have both signed up to appear in a new adaptation of Samuel...

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Mckellen And Stewart To Wait For Godot In 2009

31st October 2008

Sir Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will spend 2009 failing again and failing better in a new production of Waiting for Godot.The esteemed British actors, who appeared together in the X-Men films, will tour the...

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Spacey Goes Back To School

13th October 2008

KEVIN SPACEY has succeeded PATRICK STEWART as the new lecturer at the U.K.'s prestigious Oxford University. The American Beauty star will give his inaugural speech as a visiting professor at St Catherine's College in Oxford...

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David Tennant's Hamlet Sells Out In Less Than Three Hours

12th September 2008

Tickets to see Doctor Who star David Tennant as Hamlet have sold out in less than three hours, according to the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).Some 270 people camped outside London's Novello Theatre to purchase tickets,...

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Rsc Puts Doctor Who Signing Ban On David Tennant Fans

25th July 2008

Fans of David Tennant will be banned from having Doctor Who merchandise signed when the actor plays Hamlet for the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC).The Scottish star is to play the Dane in the RSC production...

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Star Trek Merchandise Banned From Stewart Play

25th July 2008

STAR TREK and DOCTOR WHO fans have been banned from asking PATRICK STEWART and DAVID TENNANT to autograph sci-fi merchandise while they star in a British production of HAMLET. Stewart and Tennant - currently performing...

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Stewart Awarded Professorship

14th July 2008

Actor PATRICK STEWART has been awarded a professorship at an English university. Stewart - who plays Professor Xavier in the X-Men franchise - took on the new role of Professor of Performing Arts at Huddersfield...

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Spacey Named Oxford University Professor

13th June 2008

KEVIN SPACEY is set to take over STAR TREK actor PATRICK STEWART's post as a visiting professor at the U.K.'s oldest university. The American Beauty star has been appointed the next Cameron MACkintosh Visiting Professor...

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62nd Tony Awards Nominees Announced

14th May 2008

The list of the nominees for the 62nd Tony Awards has been announced. They include Tom Stoppard for best play and playwright for "Rock and Roll".Laurence Fishburne, Rufus Sewell, Patrick Stewart and Mark Rylance are...

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Stewart + Fishburne Compete For Prestigious Tony Award

14th May 2008

PATRICK STEWART and LAURENCE FISHBURNE will go head-to-head for the Best Actor award at the annual Tony Awards in New York next month (Jun08). The ceremony will see stage actors, directors and performances compete for...

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Star Trek Jumpsuit Left Stewart In Pain

25th April 2008

British thespian PATRICK STEWART prompted STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION bosses to rethink the show's wardrobe when he threatened to sue them for spinal damage. The star played Capt. Jean-Luc Picard on the cult sci-fi...

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The Things They Say 7972

14th April 2008

"When I was very young and first lost my hair, I was traumatised. It went very quickly. So I wore a hairpiece at auditions." Bald actor PATRICK STEWART confesses he wore a wig in his...

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Stewart Learned Lines 50 Years Ago

14th April 2008

British actor PATRICK STEWART didn't have to learn a single line to play MACBETH on Broadway - because had already memorised the script as a schoolboy. The X-Men star learnt the famous Shakespearean prose more...

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Stewart Hated Painful Star Trek Costume

8th April 2008

Actor PATRICK STEWART hated his costume in sci-fi TV series STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION because it was so tight, it damaged his back. The star, who played Captain Jean Luc Picard in the show,...

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Stewart Worried He'd Be Arrested With Blood On His Hands

6th March 2008

Actor PATRICK STEWART was terrified he'd get arrested after leaving a performance of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's MACBETH with fake blood all over his hands. The Star Trek star had just finished starring as the tragic king...

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Stewart Returning To Broadway

4th March 2008

STAR TREK star PATRICK STEWART is returning to Broadway in a production of WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE's MACBETH. The thespian will star in the play at New York's Lyceum Theater from 8 April (08), six months after...

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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 previous record of nine nods for a single production in one year, shared by Carousel...

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