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Ayckbourn Pens Movie In Eight Hours

English playwright ALAN AYCKBOURN penned the screenplay to 1988 movie A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL in just one day. Director Michael Winner paid a visit to Ayckbourn's London home after acquiring the rights to the film...

Ayckbourn: 'Hollywood Stars Stifling London Theatre'

Acclaimed British playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has launched a stinging attack on Hollywood stars including MADONNA, DAVID SCHWIMMER and MATT DAMON for damaging the reputation of UK theatre. The 67-year-old dramatist fears young homegrown talents...

Ayckbourn Returns After Stroke

Playwright ALAN AYCKBOURN is returning to work to direct his new play IF I WERE YOU after recovering from a stroke. The stage star, who wrote the play prior to his ill health, suffered a...

Ayckbourn Suffers Stroke

Veteran playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has been hospitalised in Scarborough, England, after suffering a stroke. THE NORMAN CONQUEST writer, 66, is currently recovering, but fears the right-side of his body has been struck by...

Playwright Attacks Hollywood Theatre Stars

Celebrated British playwright SIR ALAN AYCKBOURN has slammed the Hollywood film stars who are becoming the main attraction on London's West End stages. The acclaimed scribe has pledged to quit his beloved art form...

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Prince's Paisley Park Estate To Opened For Public Tours

Prince's Paisley Park Estate To Opened For Public Tours

From October 6th, the public will be able to take guided tours of Prince's sprawling home and studio complex in Chanhassen, Minneapolis.

Kit Harington And Maisie Williams Tease 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

Kit Harington And Maisie Williams Tease 'Game Of Thrones' Season 7

Without giving away any spoilers, both the British actors hinted that season seven of 'Game of Thrones' would be eventful, shall we say.

Robin Thicke Launches Appeal Against 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Decision

Robin Thicke Launches Appeal Against 'Blurred Lines' Copyright Decision

Thicke and Pharrell were ordered to pay $5.3 million in March 2015 to Marvin Gaye's family after 'Blurred Lines' was found to have copied elements of...

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Johnny Depp Sends First Divorce Payment Straight To Charities

Johnny Depp Sends First Divorce Payment Straight To Charities

Depp cut the first installment of cheques in his divorce from Amber Heard, sending them directly to the charities she named.

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