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Sir Derek Jacobi To Play George Bernard Shaw In A New Movie

Sir Derek Jacobi will play George Bernard Shaw in a new film.The 83-year old actor will be joined by Dame Eileen Atkins – who will star as the playwright's wife and key collaborator Charlotte –...

Imelda Staunton Wins UK Theatre Award For Her Performance In ‘Gypsy’

Imelda Staunton has won a UK Theatre Award for her performance in Gypsy. Staunton received the award for Best Musical Performance at the UK Theatre Awards 2015 at London’s Guildhall on Sunday (18th October).Imelda Staunton...

Stunning 'Sam Wanamaker Playhouse' To Open In 2014 (Lit Entirely By Candles)

The new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, an indoor Jacobean counterpart to Shakespeare's Globe, will open to the public on January 9, 2014 with a season of plays, opera and one-off concerts. The opening of the visually...

James Earl Jones 'Gobsmacked' By Oscar Honour

James Earl Jones was "gobsmacked" to receive an honorary Oscar on Saturday (12.11.11). The 80-year-old actor - who is best known as the voice of 'Star Wars' villain Darth Vader - revealed his delight at...

Dame Eileen Atkins Leaves Upstairs Downstairs

Dame Eileen Atkins has quit her role on Upstairs Downstairs, the hit British period drama she helped create in the early 1970s.The actress played the part of Maud, Lady Holland in the revival of the...

Atkins Refused Farrell Sex Offer

British actress DAME EILEEN ATKINS once turned down the offer of sex with COLIN FARRELL - but confesses the proposition did her "the world of good". The 74-year-old was approached in a hotel room and...

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