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Sir Tom Stoppard Says He Dumbs Down For Modern Audiences

Sir Tom Stoppard, considered by many to be Britain's greatest living playwright, says he is being forced to dumb down to that modern audiences understand his references. Stoppard, 77, said he had to change a...

By Michael West | 9th February 2015

Ewan Mcgregor And Maggie Gyllenhaal Draw Mixed Reviews For The Real Thing

Ewan Mcgregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal have split New York's tough theatre critics with their Broadway debuts in Tom Stoppard play The Real Thing, with some branding their performances "terrific", while others insist the revival falls...

31st October 2014

Judi Dench Joins Tulip Fever

Dame Judi Dench has been cast in 'Tulip Fever'.The veteran actress, 79, will be joined by 'Glee' star Matthew Morrison in the 17th century historical drama set in Amsterdam and this marks the tenth movie...

6th June 2014

Sir Nicholas Hytner Pulls Out Big Gun Tom Stoppard For Final Season

Sir Nicholas Hytner's final play before his departure from the National Theatre will be an as-yet untitled production written by Sir Tom Stoppard - one of Britain's stage greats.Sir Tom Stoppard Is Set For A...

By Michael West | 21st March 2014

Cynthia Nixon Returning To Play She Starred In 30 Years Ago

Sex & The City star Cynthia Nixon is returning to Broadway to revive a Tom Stoppard play she featured in 30 years ago.The Tony Award-winning actress will star opposite Ewan MCGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal in...

14th March 2014

Ewan Mcgregor Books Broadway Debut With The Real Thing

Scottish star Ewan Mcgregor is heading to the Broadway stage to make his debut in a revival of Tom Stoppard drama The Real Thing.The Star Wars actor will lead the cast as unhappily married Henry,...

1st November 2013

Tom Stoppard Pens Radio Play To Commemorate Pink Floyd’S Dark Side Of The Moon

The playwright Tom Stoppard was first asked to concoct a play based on Pink Floyd’s hit album Dark Side of the Moon but the 75 year-old claims he had no idea how to approach it,...

By Hayley Avron | 28th March 2013

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Hand 'Parade's End' Four Gongs

World War I drama, Parade’s End was the big winner at the Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, picking up four top honours, with ITV’s Jimmy Savile documentary picking up an award also. Parade’s End was named...

By Michael West | 14th March 2013

Hbo's 'Parade's End': Britain's Finest Living Playwright Returns To Television

The highly anticipated period-drama 'Parade's End' premiered on HBO Tuesday evening to pretty strong reviews from critics. The show - perhaps unfairly compared to Downton Abbey before its first airing - boasts a classy pedigree,...

By Michael West | 27th February 2013

Better Than Downton? Benedict Cumberbatch Drama 'Parade’S End' Is A Critical Hit

Benedict Cumberbatch’s new period drama Parade’s End depicts life in World War I England and the co-production between HBO and the BBC has so far impressed TV critics, with the first of five episodes, due...

By Hayley Avron | 26th February 2013

Fascinating Fact: 3451992

Revered playwright and screenwriter Tom Stoppard will be honoured with a Writers Guild of America lifetime achievement award. Stoppard will be presented with the Wga, West's 2013 Laurel Award for Screen in Los Angeles on...

14th January 2013

Keira Knightley's 'Anna Karenina' Rescued At The Eleventh Hour

Keira Knightley has been getting rave reviews for her performance in Anna Karenina. An article from The Telegraph today (September 7, 2012) reveals that that movie hit an enormous stumbling block before production had even...

7th September 2012

Keira Knightley: People May Hate My New Film

Keira Knightley is worried that her new film won't be to everyone's taste, and is even concerned that some may "hate" Anna Karenina, reports The Telegraph. You could have been forgiven for ignoring the 27-year...

5th September 2012

Joe Wright: Keira Knightley Is 'More Than A Muse'

Joe Wright thinks Keira Knightley is ''more than a muse''.The award-winning director - who has previously worked with Keira on 'Pride & Prejudice' and 'Atonement' - says it was a no brainer to cast the...

5th September 2012

Queen Mother Remembered In Memorial

Britain's late Queen Mother and Princess Margaret were praised for the way the ''significantly enriched'' people's lives at a memorial service yesterday (30.03.12).The two royals were honoured at Windsor Castle's St. George's Chapel in a...

31st March 2012

Stoppard To Revamp Shakespeare In Love For The Stage

Celebrated playwright Tom Stoppard has teamed with Disney bosses to adapt his Oscar-winning Shakespeare In Love script into a theatrical blockbuster.Stoppard, who dabbled with Shakespeare in his play Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, is to...

21st October 2011

Keira Knightley To Star In Tolstoy Epic

Keira Knightley has been confirmed in director Joe Wright's adaptation of the epic Leo Tolstoy novel, Anna Karenina. Filming will begin later this month (Sept. 2011) and the movie will also star Jude Law as...

9th September 2011

Jude Law For Anna Karenina Role?

Jude Law is in talks to play Aaron Johnson's love rival in 'Anna Karenina'. The 'Sherlock Holmes' star has reportedly been in discussions with director Joe Wright about taking on a role in his proposed...

18th March 2011

Keira Knightley In Talks For Anna Karenina

Keira Knightley is being lined up to star in 'Anna Karenina'.The actress has reportedly been in discussions with director Joe Wright - who she previously worked with on 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Atonement' - about...

19th November 2010

Stoppard Lands Prestigious Japanese Arts Award

Celebrated British playwright TOM STOPPARD has been awarded Japan's top arts prize, taking home a cheque worth $158,000 (£105,335).The star was named among five recipients of the Praemium Imperiale, alongside Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto, Austrian...

24th September 2009

The Coast Of Utopia Tops Drama Desk Awards

TOM STOPPARD play THE COAST OF UTOPIA is leading the charge at next month's (Jun07) Tony Awards, after picking up seven prizes at the 52nd Drama Desk Awards last night (20May07). Among the awards The...

21st May 2007

Stoppard Play Dominates Outer Critics Circle Awards

TOM STOPPARD's trilogy THE COAST OF UTOPIA is the big winner at the 2007 Outer Critics Circle Awards, picking up six prizes including Outstanding New Broadway Play. The Coast Of Utopia also collected Outstanding Director...

14th May 2007

Sewell Dating Actress Eve

British actor RUFUS SEWELL is dating up-and-coming actress ALICE EVE. The pair are currently starring in TOM STOPPARD's play ROCK 'N' ROLL together, and now share a house in west London. Sewell and Eve are...

8th November 2006

Thespian Easton Recovering After Stage Collapse

Veteran Broadway thespian RICHARD EASTON is recovering in hospital after collapsing onstage during a performance of TOM STOPPARD play VOYAGE last night (19OCT06). The Tony Award winner is in stable condition and undergoing tests. His...

20th October 2006

Connery To Return For Indiana Jones?

Hollywood veteran SIR SEAN CONNERY would only consider coming out of retirement for a fourth INDIANA JONES film. The JAMES BOND legend has discussed reprising his role as Indiana Jones' father in the blockbuster series...

27th August 2006

Zorro Star's New Love

Actor RUFUS SEWELL is smitten with a girl 16 years his junior. The 39-year-old LEGEND OF ZORRO star has fallen for British actress ALICE EVE, 23. The pair were seen tenderly kissing outside London's Royal...

16th July 2006

Greengrass To Helm Bourne Ultimatum

Hollywood movie-maker PAUL GREENGRASS has signed up to direct MATT DAMON in THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM - the third installment of the action franchise. Speaking at last night's (13MAR06) Empire Awards in London, the director, who...

14th March 2006

Sewell To Star In New Stoppard Play

British actor RUFUS SEWELL is to take the lead role in Oscar-winning writer TOM STOPPARD's new play ROCK AND ROLL. The 38-year-old LEGEND OF ZORRO actor will star as a young man caught between...

16th December 2005

Keira Knightley Joins Jude Law Flick

Sexy British actress KEIRA KNIGHTLEY is in negotiations to star alongside hunky JUDE LAW in new flick TULIP FEVER. The gorgeous PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL star will play...

10th July 2003

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'Child 44' Is Praised And Banned

As 'Child 44' opens in cinemas this weekend, novelist Tom Rob Smith is praising Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace as the...

'A Little Chaos' Brings British Humour To A French Tale

The new period drama 'A Little Chaos' may be set in France in the 17th century, but its...

'Furious 7' Sparks The Rumour Mill

As the seventh 'Fast & Furious' movie continues to dominate the global box office, rumours are swirling about where...

Live At Leeds 2015: Great For Music, Great For Life In General

So, Live At Leeds is but two weeks away from bringing some of the...

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