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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...

David Tennant Marries Georgia Moffett

David Tennant has tied the knot with Georgia Moffett.The former 'Doctor Who' co-stars - who have a nine-month-old daughter Olive together - got married in an intimate ceremony in London before throwing a huge party...

Chris Martin Chose Stephen Fry For Sherlock Sequel

Coldplay's Chris Martin suggested Stephen Fry for a role in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'. Director Guy Ritchie cast the British star as Sherlock's intelligent brother Mycroft in the sequel, and he admits it...

Movie Reviews Sherlock Holmes Game Of Shadows

Although Arthur Conan Doyle would probably not recognize the characters he created if he returned from the grave today, the new Sherlock Holmes, played by Robert Downey Jr., and Dr. Watson, played by Jude Law,...

Sherlock Stuntman Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. did most of his own stunts in 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows'.The 46-year-old actor reprises his role as the fictional British sleuth in the crime thriller and he was keen to...

Stephen Fry To Snub Social Networking For New Amnesty International Campaign

Actor/author Stephen Fry is turning his back on his beloved Twitter.com blog to pen a poignant letter to mark Amnesty International's new campaign.The star is a prolific social networking user, and keeps his fans up...

Stephen Fry Backs Campaign To Save China's Tigers

British actor Stephen Fry has urged his fans to back a campaign to stop the trade of tiger skins in China.The comedian has joined Ricky Gervais, Sir Roger Moore and Susan Sarandon by voicing his...

Christopher Hitchens Battling Pneumonia

Veteran British author Christopher Hitchens has pulled out of a show with Stephen Fry after he was diagnosed with pneumonia.The two stars were set to stage an interview session at London's Royal Festival Hall on...

Stephen Fry Reunited With Lost Wallet During Nightmare Journey

British actor Stephen Fry is breathing a sigh of relief after airline bosses returned the wallet he lost during a nightmare journey from Australia to London.The veteran star has been Down Under for several weeks...

Stephen Fry Suffers Travel Nightmare

British actor Stephen Fry experienced a nightmare journey as he made his way from Australia to London on Friday (04Nov11) - his plane was grounded in Dubai and he lost his wallet.The actor has been...

Stephen Fry Campaigns For Crab Company

British funnyman Stephen Fry has thrown his weight behind a campaign to halt the closure of a crab factory in his native U.K.The TV star was outraged when he heard bosses at the Young's Seafood...

Hugh Laurie Talks About Hit Show House

Hugh Laurie star of hit medical show House has said that rumours of the show ending are a little exaggerated.The British born actor was speaking to Zap2it.com and said "Nobody has pounded the table and...

Emma Watson & Stephen Fry Honoured By Scout Association

Actress Emma Watson, British funnyman Stephen Fry and beloved author Sir Terry Pratchett have been honoured by the British Scout Association for their inspirational charity work.The trio was among the group of heroes who received...

Stephen Fry Urges Fans To Honour Norway Dead

British funnyman Stephen Fry is leading fans in a tribute to the victims of the twin attacks on Norway with a minute of silence on Monday (25Jul11).Norwegian citizens are in mourning after a bomb ripped...

Stephen Fry Named Charity President

British actor Stephen Fry has been named the new president of a U.K. mental health charity.The funnyman, who suffers from bipolar disorder, will takeover as the boss of Mind from Lord Melvyn Bragg, who has...

Stephen Fry's Travelling Dilemma

British actor Stephen Fry avoids travelling on planes with his poorer friends - as he doesn't want to embarrass them by flying first class.The TV funnyman insists on booking the best seats when he flies,...

Stephen Fry Used Cocaine To Calm Down

British actor Stephen Fry has opened up about his cocaine use, insisting he used the drug to calm him down when he was feeling "hyper".The TV star, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, took...

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