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Stephen Fry Pens Open Letter To Jailed Russian Band

British actor Stephen Fry has written an open letter to the imprisoned members of punk band Pussy Riot, offering his sympathy for their plight and calling for their release.Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alekhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich...

Tony Scott Dead At 68: Suicide Rocks Fellow Filmmakers

Tony Scott is dead at the age of 68 after throwing himself from a Los Angeles bridge in what is being investigated as suicide.A statement was released shortly after by Mr Scott's spokesperson...

Stephen Fry Delights Sick Teen With Tv Meeting

British actor Stephen Fry made a teenage fan's dream come true by inviting the cancer sufferer to a recording of his TV show.The funnyman was touched to hear his memoirs helped a 15-year-old named Ted...

Clive Owen And Stephen Fry Sign Up For Olympics Festival

British actors Clive Owen and Stephen Fry have signed up for an arts festival in conjunction with the London 2012 Olympics.Owen will interview Rwanda's first ever Olympic mountain biker, Adrien Niyonshuti, as part of Playing...

'One Of The Greats' Eric Sykes Passes Away Aged 89

Legendary British comedian Eric Sykes has passed away aged 89 and it's not taken long for tributes to pour in for one of the country's finest stars. Sykes made his name during somewhat of a...

Legendary Eric Sykes Remembered By Comedy Luminaries

Eric Sykes has passed away at the age of 89 and a number of British film and television stars have been paying tribute to the man they considered to be a legend. Sykes made his...

Tributes Pour In For Eric Sykes

British entertainment icons including Sir Bruce Forsyth and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to legendary comedy star Eric Sykes following his death on Wednesday (04Jul12).Sykes, who enjoyed a 60-year TV and radio career in his...

Stephen Fry Backs Appeal Over Twitter Conviction

British funnyman Stephen Fry headed to London's High Court on Wednesday (26Jun12) to support a Twitter user attempting to overturn his conviction for joking online about blowing up an airport.Last year (11) Paul Chambers was...

Stephen Fry Advised To Lose Weight For The Sake Of His Health

British writer/funnyman Stephen Fry has been given a new course of medication and advised to lose weight in a bid to tackle his chronic acid reflux.Fry has a hiatal hernia in his torso which causes...

Ruby Wax Launches Charity Book Drive

Comedienne Ruby Wax and British actor Stephen Fry teamed up to launch Oxfam's biggest ever campaign for book donations on Monday (04Jun12).The stars hosted a Great British tea party at the the Hay Festival in...

Critics Less Than Jubilant About Jubilee Coverage

Television broadcasters in the U.K. came under withering criticism from several commentators today (Monday) for Sunday's coverage of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee pageantry that included an estimated 1,000 boats accompanying the Royal Barge along the...

Stephen Fry Pays Tribute To Dietrich Fischer-dieskau

British actor Stephen Fry has paid tribute to Dietrich Fischer-dieskau, hailing the famed German classical singer/conductor as "simply remarkable".The baritone, once called the "most influential singer of the 20th Century", died in his sleep at...

House Finale Recap: Did Dr House Survive?

Hugh Laurie appeared in his finale of House last night (May 21, 2012). The award winning US medial drama ended its eight-year run on US TV. The episode began with his character, the enigmatic Gregory...

Hugh Laurie And Stephen Fry Reunite For New Project

British actor Stephen Fry is reuniting with his comedy partner Hugh Laurie for a new mystery project.The stars found fame as comedy double act Fry and Laurie and they co-created sketch show A Bit of...

Nicki Minaj 'To Teach Stephen Fry To Rap'

Nicki Minaj wants to teach Stephen Fry how to rap.The 54-year-old 'Sherlock Holmes: A game of Shadows' actor recently came to Nicki's attention after he recorded a version of her hit 'Super Bass' and posted...

Stephen Fry's Joy Over Double Bungee Jump

Actor Stephen Fry enjoyed a hair-raising break from filming The Hobbit in New Zealand by taking part in two terrifying bungee jumps.The British funnyman headed Down Under to shoot scenes for his role as Master...

David Tennant Adopts Wife's Son

David Tennant has adopted his stepson. The 'Fright Night' star has legally become the father of 10-year-old Tyler, his wife Georgia Moffett's child from a previous relationship and he is thrilled he has been able...

Sir Ian Mckellen And Stephen Fry Help Save Hobbit Pub

Sir Ian Mckellen and Stephen Fry appear to have been successful in their campaign to save a British pub, called The Hobbit - and the two actors have offered to help the owners pay a...

Apple-y Ever After: 'Gay' Ben & Jerry's Hits Shelves

Ben and Jerry's have thrown their support behind gay marriage by renaming their bestselling flavoured ice cream. The iconic ice cream makers have teamed up with the gay rights charity Stonewall to campaign for marriage...

Stephen Fry Backs The Hobbit Pub Campaign

Actor Stephen Fry has backed a campaign to save a British pub called The Hobbit after the owners were threatened with a copyright lawsuit.Lawyers representing the Saul Zaentz Company (Szc), the American firm which owns...

David Gilmour, Fry & Jones Remember Adams At Concert Benefit

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour and British actors Stephen Fry and Terry Jones teamed up to pay tribute to late author Douglas Adams at a special benefit show on Sunday (11Mar12).The renowned sci-fi writer was...

Stars Get Arty For Literacy Campaign

Stars including Coldplay, Dame Helen Mirren and Stephen Fry have designed and decorated envelopes for a U.K. literacy campaign.Dame Shirley Bassey, Star Trek's Simon Pegg and Dame Judi Dench also tapped into their creative sides...

Stephen Fry To Make Stage Return In All Male Twelfth Night

Stephen Fry is to return to the stage after a seventeen year absence. The Blackadder actor will star as Malvolio in the Globe's revival of its all-male version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in September 2012....

Stephen Fry To Make Major Stage Return In Twelfth Night

British actor Stephen Fry is set to make his big London stage return 17 years after he walked out of a West End play at the beginning of its run.The funnyman will tackle Shakespeare at...

Naomie Harris Doing Her Own Bond Stunts

Naomie Harris is doing all her own stunts in the new James Bond movie.The actress plays special agent Eve in the next 007 adventure 'Skyfall' and she has been relentlessly hitting the gym to ensure...

Peaches Geldof Shows Off Baby Bump At Muppets Premiere

At the London premiere of the new Muppets movie, Peaches Geldof told reporters how she and her fiance Thomas Cohen have been enjoying the quiet life since she discovered that she was pregnant with her...

John Hurt Wins Bafta Contribution Award

John Hurt is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema award at the BAFTAs. The 'A Man For All Seasons' star - whose career has spanned six decades - will join the likes of...

Stephen Fry Urges Fans To Block U.k. Health Bill Proposal

British funnyman Stephen Fry has urged his fans to sign a petition calling for a proposed new health bill in the U.K. to be scrapped.The actor is not a fan of the country's Conservative/Liberal Democrat...

Stephen Fry Undergoes Dental Surgery

British actor Stephen Fry underwent dental surgery during a mammoth three-hour session on Friday (20Jan12).The funnyman had a temporary triple crown put in his mouth, but is returning to his specialist next week (begs23Jan12) to...

Meryl Streep 'Thrilled' At Bafta Nomination

Meryl Streep is "thrilled" to have been nominated for a BAFTA. The Hollywood actress has been given a nod for the Leading Actress award for her performance as former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in...

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