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Sheen To Play Brian Clough In Soccer Biopic

The British star who has portrayed TONY BLAIR and TV personality DAVID FROST on the big screen is to star in a new biopic about English soccer legend BRIAN CLOUGH. Michael Sheen, who played Blair...

London Film Festival Opens With Frost/nixon Premiere

The stars of Frost/Nixon have attended the film's world premiere in Leicester Square as the 52nd BFI London Film Festival got underway.Veteran broadcaster David Frost joined the man playing him on the big screen, Michael...

By on 16 October 2008

Blair To Appear On Daily Show

Former prime minister Tony Blair is to appear on the US satirical TV programme, the Daily Show with John Stewart.Mr Blair's appearance on the popular late-night show is due to be aired on Thursday and...

By on 17 September 2008

Knighthood For Tv Legend Michael Parkinson

Television great Michael Parkinson has been knighted by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.The talkshow legend, who received the honour for services to broadcasting in the New Year's honours list, said it was a "wonderful surprise"."I...

By on 04 June 2008

Sir Paul Mccartney Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Sir Paul McCartney has received an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the prestigious US university Yale.The former Beatle is an incomparable songwriter and has given a fresh sound to "rock, roll, rhythm and blues",...

By on 27 May 2008

Coldplay Release Spoof Video

British rockers COLDPLAY have released a second video for their new single VIOLET HILL - putting footage of U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH and former U.K. Prime Minister TONY BLAIR to music. The Trouble hitmakers...

Rea Hits Out At Blair

British rocker CHRIS REA has launched a scathing attack on former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - branding him a "bastard murderer". Blair - who left office last year (07) after 10 years as U.K....

Gruffud And Newton Set For Stone's W

Welsh actor IOAN GRUFFUD is set to play former British Prime Minster TONY BLAIR in the new OLIVER STONE movie W. The star is also joined by actress Thandie Newton in the film, based on...

Lennon In Police Drugs Blunder

JOHN LENNON was once escorted by police from a drug dealer's house with a pocket-full of marijuana, according to former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR's father-in-law. The late Beatle was discovered inside the den when...

Mills' Peerage Claims

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's estranged wife HEATHER MILLS once boasted to a journalist she was to be awarded a peerage by former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR. The former glamour model made the claims to reporter...

New Bond Villain Models Smile On Tony Blair

MATHIEU AMALRIC has drawn inspiration from an unlikely source for his forthcoming role as the new JAMES BOND villain - the former U.K. prime minister TONY BLAIR. Amalric, who is set to play evil Dominic...

Serkis Hits Out At Blair And Bush

British actor ANDY SERKIS has lambasted former U.K. prime minister TONY BLAIR and U.S. president GEORGE W. BUSH over the war in Iraq - insisting they span a web of "lies" to citizens of both...

Tony Blair Stars In T4 Film

Former Prime Minister TONY BLAIR recently starred as a guardian angel in a star-packed video.The film was made in honour of T4 presenter JUNE SARPONG who is leaving the show, reports the Mirror.The video, which...

By on 24 December 2007

Jackson + Blair Star In White House Dogs' New Film

Country star ALAN JACKSON and former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR are the unlikely co-stars of a quirky new White House video starring U.S. President GEORGE W. BUSH's dogs. In Barney Cam VI: Holiday In...

Polanski To Shoot Harris Novel

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski is to tackle British political intrigue in his new film The Ghost, he has confirmed today.Polanski is to work with author Robert Harris to adapt Harris' novel of the same name,...

By on 08 November 2007

Bono: `I Understand Blair's Terrorism Dilemma'

BONO has great sympathy for former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR - because he couldn't win the battle with terrorism. The outspoken Irish rocker insists Blair had no choice but to join President George W....

Brown To Follow Blair Into The Simpsons

British Prime Minister GORDON BROWN looks set to follow in his predecessor TONY BLAIR'S footsteps once more - by appearing in THE SIMPSONS. Blair taped his voiceover for the hit animated series in April 2003....

Sequel For The Queen?

A sequel for Oscar-winning film The Queen is in development, reports claim.Director Peter Morgan is to direct the final part of his 'Blair trilogy', which began with Channel 4 film The Deal in 2003, this...

By on 02 October 2007

Osbourne Surprised By Blair's Black Sabbath Confession

OZZY OSBOURNE was left amazed when he first met TONY BLAIR - because the-then British Prime Minister revealed he could never master the guitar riff to BLACK SABBATH anthem IRON MAN. The veteran rocker was...

Cherie Blair Is A Tarantino Fan

QUENTIN TARANTINO was thrilled to discover he had a fan in the wife of former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR. Cherie Blair requested an audience with the Reservoir Dogs director earlier this month (Sep07) and...

Slater To Present Fringe Comedy Prize

US actor Christian Slater will present the top comedy award at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.The True Romance star, who made his stage debut at the Fringe in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, said he...

By on 13 August 2007

The Queen To Be Screened On Itv

Academy award-winning film The Queen starring Dame Helen Mirren will be shown on ITV1 this autumn.The movie, which won Dame Helen an Oscar for best actress, was made by Granada Films and Pathe Pictures.The film...

By on 07 August 2007

Blairs Set For Christmas Millionaire?

Tony Blair and his wife Cherie are reportedly being lined up to appear in a special version of ITV1's Who Wants to be a Millionaire.The broadcaster is said to want the former prime minister and...

By on 21 July 2007

Murdoch's Influence In U.k. War Decision Told

As a decision was awaited on whether the Bancroft family, which holds the majority of voting rights in the company that publishes the Wall Street Journal, would approve a sale of the company to Rupert...

Killed Off? Am I Bovvered?

Catherine Tate will kill off the comic character Lauren in her hit BBC sketch show at the end of this year.According to media reports, Lauren meets a sticky end in a Christmas special and there...

By on 18 July 2007

Bbc Schedules Extra News Bulletin

The BBC has scheduled an extra news bulletin as part of new-look weekday evenings on BBC1.As a bridge between the Six O'Clock news and the Ten O'Clock news, an extra bulletin at 20:00 BST will...

By on 11 July 2007

Blair Encouraged To Pursue Acting Career

Former British Prime Minister TONY BLAIR has been urged to forget politics for good - and take up acting instead. THE SIMPSONS writer Al Jean was so impressed by the ex-statesman's guest performance on the...

Tate To Become Doctor's Sidekick

Comedian Catherine Tate has been named as Doctor Who's new assistant for the next series of the popular science fiction show.Tate is to reprise her role as Donna, the runaway bride who found herself transported...

By on 04 July 2007

Nearly 15 Million Tune In To Diana Concert

Nearly 15 million people tuned in to see a number of superstar acts perform at the Concert for Diana on Sunday.The show, which was organised by Princess Diana's sons, Princes William and Harry, was scheduled...

By on 03 July 2007

Diana Fondly Remembered At Wembley Concert

A host of artistes from music, theatre, comedy and television performed at Wembley in tribute to Princess Diana. Over 63,000 people, including celebrities such as David Beckham, were in attendance at the charity event which...

By on 02 July 2007

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