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Griffiths Slams 'Big Brother' Culture

British actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS is adamant he could never be a teacher in real life - because he believes most kids never aspire to more than starring on reality TV phenomenon BIG BROTHER. Griffiths, who...

Griffiths Tired Of Potter Fans

HARRY POTTER star RICHARD GRIFFITHS hates being pestered by young fans of the teenage wizard, but he gets away with being mean to them because they expect cruelty from his character. The HISTORY BOYS actor,...

Griffiths Slams Withnail + I Play

British actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS has branded the proposed stage adaptation of cult movie WITHNAIL + I "a crap idea". The 59-year-old, who played homosexual sexual predator UNCLE MONTY in the 1987 film, insists the play...

History Boys Reveal Classroom Pranks

The young cast of English play-turned-movie THE HISTORY BOYS terrorised their on-screen teachers with a string of childish pranks. The boys, who play Oxford and Cambridge University wannabes in the film, admit teachers RICHARD GRIFFITHS,...

Bennett: 'I'd Like Hector To Teach My Work'

Acclaimed British playwright ALAN BENNETT has tipped one of his fictional teachers as the perfect candidate to teach his work in UK schools. Bennett, whose collection of monologues TALKING HEADS has been on the country's...

Tony Winner History Boys Makes Command Performance As Movie

The film version of the Tony-award-winning play The History Boys received a command performance in London Monday night, just hours after the cast who appeared in both the play and the film made their final...

Griffiths' Mobile Phone Angst

Veteran actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS gets so infuriated with mobile phones his castmates are beginning to worry for his audience's safety. Griffiths, who recently toured the UK, New York, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Sydney with...

Margolyes Furious At Harry Potter Axe

British actress MIRIAM MARGOLYES has slammed HARRY POTTER movie bosses for dumping her from the next installment of the boy wizard tales. Margolyes, who played PROFESSOR SPROUT in HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS,...

Gay Is Not For Griffiths

British actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS fails to understand the attraction of being gay, despite his best known role as a homosexual in WITHNAIL + I. Griffiths, who also plays a gay teacher Hector in upcoming movie...

Grant Slams Theatre Phone Users

British actor RICHARD E GRANT has blasted theatre-goers who don't turn their mobile phones off, and believes they should be publicly humiliated. The star sympathises with RICHARD GRIFFITHS, who has twice in the last year...

History Boys To Receive Royal Treatment

The film version of playwright Alan Bennett's The History Boys, this year's winner of Broadway's Tony award for best play, will have its Royal World Premiere attended by Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, and...

Radcliffe To Bare All In Theatrical Debut

LATEST: HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE will bare all onstage in his West End, London debut. The teenager and his Potter co-star RICHARD GRIFFITHS have been confirmed as the stars of the revival of PETE...

Harry Potter Stars To Team Up For Equus?

HARRY POTTER star DANIEL RADCLIFFE and his villainous movie uncle RICHARD GRIFFITHS are set to team up on the London stage for a revival of PETER SHAFFER's EQUUS. Radcliffe will reportedly make his theatrical debut...

Tony Favours The Boys

Pop icon biopic JERSEY BOYS and British school drama THE HISTORY BOYS have dominated last night's (11JUN06) Tony Awards in New York City, snatching Best Musical and Best Play respectively. The History Boys won six...

Griffiths Fumes At Theatre Phone Interruption

English actor RICHARD GRIFFITHS exploded onstage during a Broadway production of his play THE HISTORY BOYS after he was interrupted by four ringing mobile phones. The actor stopped the scene dead and threatened to walk...

Drowsy Chaperone Dominates Drama Desk Awards

THE DROWSY CHAPERONE dominated the Drama Desk Awards on Sunday (21MAY06), winning seven awards, including outstanding musical. ALAN BENNETT's THE HISTORY BOYS won five awards, outstanding play among them. Other multiple winners included SWEENEY TODD,...

Griffiths Kicks Out Audience Member Over Phone Calls

HARRY POTTER star RICHARD GRIFFITHS was so angered by an audience member whose mobile phone kept ringing while he performed at a London theatre, he had her thrown out. Griffiths is starring in HEROES...

The Things They Say 390

"It occurred to me that JOHN HURT is about the weight of my left leg. So if I were to jump on his back, there could be a brittle snapping sound then he might die."...

The Producers Wins London Theatre Awards

American funnyman NATHAN LANE is celebrating after his starring role in musical THE PRODUCERS has helped the show score award successes on both sides of the Atlantic. Lane, MATTHEW BRODERICK and their New York...

Harry Potter Family Left Out Of Fourth Film

Boy wizard HARRY POTTER's evil uncle and aunt have been cut from the fourth movie in the fantasy series. British actors RICHARD GRIFFITHS and FIONA SHAW were shocked to discover scenes involving their characters...

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Get Your First Look At Jared Leto As The 'Suicide Squad's' Joker

Director David Ayer has shared the first official image of Leto as the DC villain.

Lady Gaga Receive Contemporary Icon Award Songwriters Hall Fame

Lady Gaga will be honoured by the Songwriters Hall of Fame when she receives their Contemporary Icon Award in a ceremony on 19th June.

Johnny Depp Shows Off Acting Talent In Monstrous 'Black Mass' Trailer [Pictures]

For anyone overtaken by Johnny Depp's recent filmography, the trailer for 'Black Mass' can serve as a great reminder that he is a phenomenal actor.

The Chemical Brothers Announce New Album With Lead Track 'Sometimes I Feel So Deserted' [Listen]

The Chemical Brothers are set to return with an all new studio album this Summer, 'Born In The Echoes', featuring eleven tracks of captivating...

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Circa Waves Reflect Upon Their Speedy Rise To Mainstream Attention

Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall and bassist Sam Rourke open up about their rise to success since they first set out to record together back in...

Pacific Rim 2 Set for August 4, 2017, Guillermo Del Toro Announces

Director Guillermo Del Toro has announced that his action sci-fi sequel Pacific Rim 2 will be moved from April 7, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

'The Falling' Is A New Step For 'Game Of Thrones' Star Maisie Williams

Now 18, Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams is making the leap to the big screen in Carol Morley's 'The Falling', the hugely acclaimed, artful drama...

Fifty Shades of Grey Sequels Set for 2017 and 2018

The sequels to Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, will hit theaters on February 10, 2017 and February 9, 2018,...

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