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Stars Praise George Osborne's Theatre Tax Break

24th March 2014

Stage stars including Hugh Bonneville, Simon Callow and David Suchet have praised U.K. chancellor George Osborne for announcing a tax break for British theatre companies.In a letter published in Britain's The Times newspaper, the group...

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Simon Callow To Receive British Theatre Award

10th October 2013

Actor Simon Callow is set to receive an award for outstanding contribution to the British stage at the U.K. Theatre Awards.The Four Weddings & a Funeral star will be feted on 20 October (13) at...

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Orson Welles's First Film Found In Italy

8th August 2013

Long-lost films keep turning up in garages, barns, and storage rooms all over the world, reviving significant parts of Hollywood history. The latest one is Too Much Johnson, a silent short directed by Orson Welles...

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Simon Callow Narrates Bedtime Stories For Dogs

1st November 2012

Veteran British actor Simon Callow has narrated the world's first bedtime stories for dogs in a bid to calm pooches during firework displays.The Shakespeare In Love star has recorded the free audiobook, titled Stanley's Tall...

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Prince Charles Kicks Off Charles Dickens 200th Birthday Celebrations

7th February 2012

Prince Charles led the celebrations on what would've been the seminal English novelist CHARLES DICKENS' 200th birthday. Charles was at a service held at Westminster Abbey to mark the anniversary and laid a wreathe at...

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Simon Callow Slams 'Disappointing' Royal Wedding

23rd May 2011

Veteran British actor Simon Callow was left "disappointing" by Britain's royal wedding last month (Apr11) - because it wasn't the grand affair he was expecting.Prince William and his new bride Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wed...

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Iron Maiden Star To Unveil Film At Cannes

13th March 2008

IRON MAIDEN singer BRUCE DICKINSON is set to unveil his new horror film at Cannes Film Festival.CHEMICAL WEDDING was co-written by the rock legend and stars SIMON CALLOW.The supernatural thriller sees Callow playing Professor Haddo...

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Lily's "Seen It All"

29th October 2007

LDN singer Lily Allen has said she's sure little brother Alfie's got what it takes for his biggest acting role yet, as she's seen it first-hand. Alfie – immortalised in song by his sister on...

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Fascinating Fact 2395

7th November 2006

British actor SIMON CALLOW has stepped in to play cowardly knight SIR JOHN FALSTAFF in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of MERRY WIVES THE MUSICAL next month (DEC06) after original star DESMOND BARRIT injured his...

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Dylan Called To Save Poets' London House

19th March 2006

BOB DYLAN and PATTI SMITH have been called upon to help save the former London lovenest of French poets PAUL VERLAINE and ARTHUR RIMBAUD - which is rapidly falling into disrepair. The rockers have both...

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Callow Defends Ace Ventura Flop

29th August 2005

British actor SIMON CALLOW insists starring in 1995 box office disaster ACE VENTURA: WHEN NATURE CALLS was worth the humiliation - as it gave him the chance to work with JIM CARREY. The distinguished...

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Williams And John Unite For Britain

2nd February 2005

LATEST: Pop stars ROBBIE WILLIAMS and SIR ELTON JOHN have set aside their public feud to star in a charity episode of cult British TV comedy LITTLE BRITAIN. Williams and John - whose involvement...

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Richard Curtis Needs Hugh Grant

23rd September 2003

British scriptwriter RICHARD CURTIS plans to keep using HUGH GRANT in his films - because the actor has the gift of being both dull and funny. Curtis is the brains behind FOUR WEDDINGS AND...

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Fry's Waugh Film Under Fire

20th August 2003

British funnyman STEPHEN FRY's new film adaptation of EVELYN WAUGH's classic novel VILE BODIES has come under fire from the novelist's grandson. ALEXANDER WAUGH admits he's none too pleased that PETER'S FRIENDS actor Fry...

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