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Fry Replaces Attenborough On Theatre Trust

16th September 2010

Veteran British actor STEPHEN FRY has replaced LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH as chairman of a charity trust set up to protect a historic London theatre.The Criterion Theatre Trust was created in 1992 when a new property...

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Attenborough Dismisses Health Fears

15th May 2009

LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has downplayed reports his health is fading - insisting he has no plans to quit acting for good. The 85-year-old Oscar winner remains in hospital in London five months after a fall at...

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Sick Attenborough Quits Film

13th May 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has sparked fresh fears for his health after pulling out of his role in new movie IRONCLAD and putting his film career on hold. The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to...

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Attenborough Recovering Well For Film Role

24th March 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has vowed to regain his health in time to fulfil his summer (09) obligations to new film IRONCLAD. The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to St George's Hospital in Tooting, West...

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Attenborough Still Hospitalised After Fall

26th February 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is still recovering in hospital after suffering a knock to the head in December (08). The 85-year-old Oscar winner was admitted to St George's Hospital in Tooting, West London on 18...

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Attenborough Out Of Hospital

7th February 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering at home after spending over a month in hospital.The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He slipped into...

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More Awards Success For Oscar Hopeful Slumdog Millionaire

30th January 2009

Slumdog Millionaire has added to its haul of awards after winning four prizes at the Richard Attenborough Film awards.Danny Boyle's film - which won four Golden Globes earlier this month - was named film of...

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Attenborough 'Making Progress'

3rd January 2009

Veteran actor LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is recovering well despite spending the whole of the festive period in hospital. The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head on 18 December (08). He...

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Attenborough Stable In Hospital

21st December 2008

Veteran actor SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing at his home in Surrey, England. The 85-year-old Oscar winner fell and suffered a knock to the head last week (beg15Dec08)....

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Lord Attenborough Stable After Domestic Accident

21st December 2008

Lord Attenborough is in a stable condition in hospital after an accident at home.85-year-old Richard Attenborough was scheduled to unveil a plaque in honour of Brief Encounter actress Celia Johnson in Richmond-upon-Thames on Thursday but...

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The Things They Say 10563

16th December 2008

"I always remember how he screeched up on his 500cc Triumph (motorbike) and looked me straight in the eyes before saying, 'Hey DICkie, wanna go for a ride?' Steve was a speed freak and although...

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Barton Tops Movie Nudes List

2nd December 2008

MISCHA BARTON's nude scene in British moviemaker RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's romance drama CLOSING THE RING has been named the flesh-flashing clip of the year. Barton's big reveal beat Aussie model/actress' Sophie Monk's nude scene in Sex...

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Attenborough: Et Deserved More Oscars Than Gandhi

8th September 2008

ET should have been the big winner at the 1983 Academy awards rather than Gandhi, according to Lord Richard Attenborough.He claimed eight Oscars for his biopic of the Indian independence leader - including best picture...

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Attenborough Blames Violent Films For Youth Crime

25th July 2008

British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has called for an end to gratuitous violence on-screen - insisting graphic images in movies have led to a rise in youth crime. The Ghandi director, who starred as a...

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Bafta Award To Honour Minghella

11th April 2008

Late director ANTHONY MINGHELLA is to be honoured with a special BAFTA Award created in his name, according to British filmmaker LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH. Just three weeks after his untimely death, Minghella's peers at the...

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The Bourne Ultimatum Named Brits' Favourite Film Of 2007

29th February 2008

The Bourne Ultimatum has won the final accolade of the award season in being named Britons' favourite film of the year.The action sequel took the people's choice prize at the Richard Attenborough film awards after...

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Attenborough's Identity Issues

12th February 2008

British actor-turned-director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH basks in the attention he receives at movie awards ceremonies - because he's always mistaken for his brother outside the film industry. The 84-year-old Jurassic Park star is frequently accosted...

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Atonement Wins Big At Baftas

11th February 2008

British film Atonement took the best film prize at the Bafta awards ceremony on Sunday.Joe Wright's adaptation of the Ian McEwan bestseller defeated tough competition from the likes of No Country For Old Men and...

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Four Gongs For Atonement At Richard Attenborough Film Awards

31st January 2008

Oscar-nominated British movie Atonement has won four prizes at the Richard Attenborough film awards.Adding to its haul of Golden Globes, the period drama won film of the year, with director Joe Wright taking the best...

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Attenborough Desperate For Harry Potter Role

30th January 2008

British actor-turned-director LORD RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH regrets he was never offered a part in the HARRY POTTER films - despite his desperate attempts to be involved. The star saw the movie franchise as a global showcase...

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Harry Potter Author Jk Rowling Honoured At South Bank Awards

30th January 2008

JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of novels, has been honoured with an outstanding achievement prize at the South Bank Show awards.Rowling joins the illustrious company of the award's previous recipients, including Tom...

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Attenborough Tops Santa Poll

10th December 2007

Legendary British actor Richard Attenborough has topped a poll of filmgoers' favourite on-screen Father Christmas.Attenborough beat other rosy-cheeked, loveable Santas for his role in the 1994 remake of the classic Christmas feel-good movie Miracle on...

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Attenborough Tips Soccer Star For Movie Fame

23rd October 2007

Acting legend SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH is tipping England soccer captain JOHN TERRY to become a movie star after he retires from the sport - dubbing him 'the next Arnold Schwarzenegger'. Attenborough is the life vice...

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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 what would have been his 100th birthday. Lord Olivier's widow Dame Joan Plowright also attended...

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Attenborough To Headline Toronto Film Festival

23rd August 2007

Oscar-winning actor/director RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH's new movie will be premiered at the Toronto Film Festival next month (Sep07). Closing The Ring is directed and produced by 83-year-old Lord Attenborough and stars Shirley MACLaine, Christopher Plummer and...

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Attenborough Rubbishes Spitting Image Portrayal

4th March 2007

British director SIR RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH has rubbished claims he cried uncontrollably when movie GANDHI received a haul of Oscars in the early 1980s. The JURASSIC PARK filmmaker won the Best Director gong at the 1982...

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Attenborough Wins Icon Award

17th December 2006

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH was named Britain's Greatest Living Icon yesterday (16DEC06) after viewers voted for the British naturalist on the BBC's THE CULTURE SHOW. The veteran broadcaster beat former THE SMITHS frontman MORRISSEY and former...

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Webber And Attenborough Pay Tribute To Arnold

24th September 2006

LATEST: Acclaimed cellist JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER and director/actor RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH are among the first stars to pay tribute to late British composer SIR MALCOLM ARNOLD, who died in hospital following a chest infection. Arnold, who...

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Legendary Cinematographer Nykvist Dead At 83

21st September 2006

Oscar-winning cinematographer Sven Nykvist, best known for his collaborations with Ingmar Bergman, died Wednesday in Stockholm, his son told the Associated Press. He was 83 "He was called 'the master of light' because of the...

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