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Stephen Fry Joins '24' New Season, As British Prime Minister

By Michael West | 27th January 2014

24's new series will feature Stephen Fry as the British Prime Minister. Fry confirmed the news on Twitter, posting a link to the story on and writing, "Well, this particular cat is out of...

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Tributes Flood In For The Late Peter O'toole

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2013

The acting great Peter O'Toole has tragically passed away after lossing a long battle with illness. The actor passed away in hospital on Saturday, 14 December, having retired from acting a little over a year...

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Tributes Pour In For Peter O'toole

16th December 2013

Tributes have flooded in for Peter O'Toole. The eight-time Oscar nominated actor passed away in London yesterday (14.12.13) aged 81, and many have expressed their sadness at the loss of the great Hollywood star.His agent,...

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Orlando Bloom Parties With Co-star

13th December 2013

Orlando Bloom skipped the after party for his movie's premiere to attend his Broadway co-star's birthday.The newly single actor, who announced his split from Australian supermodel, Miranda Kerr, after three years of marriage in October,...

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John Galliano Confirmed To Design Costumes For Stephen Fry

11th December 2013

John Galliano has been confirmed to design the costumes for Stephen Fry's new play.The disgraced fashion icon - who was fired from Christian Dior after a racist slur in a Parisian bar in 2010 -...

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John Galliano Designing Costumes For Stephen Fry's West End Play

11th December 2013

Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano has landed a new job creating the costumes for Stephen Fry's West End production of The Importance Of Being Earnest.The style mogul lost his position as head designer at Christian...

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'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Premiere Brings Together All-star Cast [Pictures]

By Victoria Pavlova | 3rd December 2013

Last night (December 3) saw the premiere for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theater. While the final Hobbit film wrapped filming back in summer, the production team and cast, including...

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Fascinating Fact: 3964587

21st November 2013

British actor Stephen Fry will host the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards for the ninth time in February (14). Fry first hosted the ceremony between 2001 and 2006 and returned to...

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Hugh Laurie Gives In To Twitter

30th October 2013

Hugh Laurie has been uncovered on Twitter.The former 'House' star appeared on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' alongside Celine Dion on Tuesday (29.10.13) and the chat show host found out he had joined the micro-blogging...

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Elton John Praises Harry Styles

13th September 2013

Sir Elton John paid tribute to the ''fabulous Harry Styles'' at his gig in London last night (13.09.13). The 66-year-old music legend paused midway through his iTunes Festival performance at the Camden Roundhouse in north...

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Stephen Fry And Michael Parkinson Among Mourners At David Frost's Funeral

12th September 2013

Comedians Stephen Fry and Ronnie Corbett and revered British talk show host Sir Michael Parkinson were among the mourners who turned out on Wednesday (11Sep13) to attend the funeral of legendary broadcaster Sir David Frost.The...

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Rob Brydon Jokes About Stephen Fry's Suicide Attempt

5th September 2013

Rob Brydon risked upsetting fellow British funnyman Stephen Fry at the GQ Men of the Year Awards with a controversial joke about his suicide attempt last year (12).Writer/actor Fry tried to end his own life...

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Russell Brand Slams Hugo Boss As 'Nazis'

4th September 2013

Russell Brand hit out at the GQ Awards sponsors Hugo Boss claiming the company's founder was a ''Nazi''. The 38-year-old star picked up the Oracle of the Year award at the ceremony at the Royal...

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Prison Break's Wentworth Miller Comes Out To Protest Russia's Regime

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd August 2013

From the outside looking in, Russia have forged a rather unwelcome reputation as a homophobic nation, probably due to their extremist, homophobic laws, which can also see people improvised for speaking out against the regime....

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Rupert Everett Backs Stephen Fry's Russian Olympics Campaign

20th August 2013

British actor Rupert Everett has backed Stephen Fry's campaign against the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia, condemning the country's stance on gay rights issues.The My Best Friend's Wedding star is outraged by the treatment of...

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Stephen Fry Underwent Hypnosis To Sing Live

14th August 2013

British actor Stephen Fry underwent hypnosis to help him keep time during a musical performance with his long-time collaborator Hugh Laurie.House star Laurie, who has a sideline as a blues musician, reveals his friend does...

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Stephen Fry And Ben Elton Fight To Save War Memorial

12th August 2013

British actor Stephen Fry and writer Ben Elton have thrown their support behind a campaign to save a local town hall and war memorial in England.The stars, who collaborated on comedy Tv show Blackadder, have...

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The Things They Tweet: 3807213

10th August 2013

"Thank you for your note Stephen Fry. I share your deep concern about the abuse of gay people in Russia... However, I believe we can better challenge prejudice as we attend, rather than boycotting the...

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Bravo Stephen Fry, May Your Open Letter Herald Change

By Jack de Aguilar | 8th August 2013

If you haven’t read Stephen Fry’s eloquently written, emotionally charged open letter to the Prime Minister, M Rogge, Lord Coe and Members of the International Olympic Committee, then you can do that here. If you...

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Stars Back Stephen Fry's Call For Russian Olympics Ban

8th August 2013

Stars including Lily Allen, Alan Cumming and Sophia Bush have thrown their support behind British actor Stephen Fry as he campaigns to have the upcoming Winter Olympics moved from Russia over gay rights issues.Fry has...

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Stephen Fry Demands Russian Winter Olympics Ban Over Anti-gay Laws In Letter To Pm

By Lauren James | 7th August 2013

TV presenter and comedian Stephen Fry has spoken out against the Russian Federation's new harsh anti-Gay law that even forbids the discussion of homosexuality around young people under 18. In an open letter to UK...

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Stephen Fry Writes To U.k. Prime Minister Over Russian Olympics

7th August 2013

British actor Stephen Fry has written an open letter to U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to enforce a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Russia.The funnyman is concerned about gay rights...

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Stephen Fry Invests In Talking Teddy Bear

30th July 2013

A Welsh entrepreneur is desperate to recruit Stephen Fry as the voice of his talking teddy bear after the actor/funnyman pledged financial support to the fledgling project.Ashley Conlan asked Fry to back his SuperToy invention...

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Tributes Pour In For Late Comic Mel Smith

21st July 2013

Britain's leading comedy stars including Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to British funnyman Mel Smith following his death on Friday (19Jul13).The 60-year-old comedian passed away at his home in north-west...

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Body Of Eastenders Actor Paul Bhattacharjee Has Been Identified

By Victoria Pavlova | 18th July 2013

The body of EastEnders actor Paul Bhattacharjee was found last week, after a two-day disappearance. He was found at Splash Point cliffs in Seaford, East Sussex. Yesterday (Wednesday, June 17th) the body was finally identified...

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Paul Bhattacharjee's Death Confirmed Prompting Twitter Tributes

By Elinor Cosgrave | 18th July 2013

Paul Bhattacharjee, the actor best known for his role as Inzaman on EastEnders, has died. The 53-year-old actor went missing on Wednesday 10th July. A body found in East Sussex on 12th July has been...

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Where Is Paul Bhattacharjee? Actor's Disappearance Sparks Fears For Safety

By Lauren James | 17th July 2013

Paul Bhattacharjee was in high spirits after he left rehearsals at London's Royal Court theatre at approximately 6.15pm on Wednesday 10th July. His girlfriend received a text from the James Bond actor at 9pm but...

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The Things They Tweet: 3765602

17th July 2013

"Working on Volume 3 of my autobiography. I wish the great (Vladimir) Nabokov hadn't grabbed 'Speak, Memory' as a title... so sums up what I'm thinking." British actor Stephen Fry is busy writing his latest...

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John Galliano To Design Costumes For Stephen Fry?

15th July 2013

John Galliano is thought to be in talks to design stage costumes for Stephen Fry's new theatre production.The British actor is reportedly eager for a top fashion designer to create outfits for him when he...

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Stephen Fry Battling Sinusitis

1st July 2013

British actor Stephen Fry battled through a painful bout of sinusitis to attend an engagement at a school in London on Monday (01Jul13).The Harry Potter star attended a reading session with children at a school...

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