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Daniel Radcliffe Leads Tributes To Peter Shaffer

The writer, best known for productions Equus and Amadeus, passed away on Monday (06Jun16) at a hospice in Ireland, aged 90. He wrote the drama, about a teenage boy with a...

Stars Praise George Osborne's Theatre Tax Break

Stage stars including Hugh Bonneville, Simon Callow and David Suchet have praised U.K. chancellor George Osborne for announcing a tax break for British theatre companies.In a letter published in Britain's The Times newspaper, the group...

Simon Callow To Receive British Theatre Award

Actor Simon Callow is set to receive an award for outstanding contribution to the British stage at the U.K. Theatre Awards.The Four Weddings & a Funeral star will be feted on 20 October (13) at...

Orson Welles's First Film Found In Italy

Long-lost films keep turning up in garages, barns, and storage rooms all over the world, reviving significant parts of Hollywood history. The latest one is Too Much Johnson, a silent short directed by Orson Welles...

Simon Callow Narrates Bedtime Stories For Dogs

Veteran British actor Simon Callow has narrated the world's first bedtime stories for dogs in a bid to calm pooches during firework displays.The Shakespeare In Love star has recorded the free audiobook, titled Stanley's Tall...

Prince Charles Kicks Off Charles Dickens 200th Birthday Celebrations

Prince Charles led the celebrations on what would've been the seminal English novelist CHARLES DICKENS' 200th birthday. Charles was at a service held at Westminster Abbey to mark the anniversary and laid a wreathe at...

Simon Callow Slams 'Disappointing' Royal Wedding

Veteran British actor Simon Callow was left "disappointing" by Britain's royal wedding last month (Apr11) - because it wasn't the grand affair he was expecting.Prince William and his new bride Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge wed...

Iron Maiden Star To Unveil Film At Cannes

IRON MAIDEN singer BRUCE DICKINSON is set to unveil his new horror film at Cannes Film Festival.CHEMICAL WEDDING was co-written by the rock legend and stars SIMON CALLOW.The supernatural thriller sees Callow playing Professor Haddo...

By on 13 March 2008

Lily's "Seen It All"

LDN singer Lily Allen has said she's sure little brother Alfie's got what it takes for his biggest acting role yet, as she's seen it first-hand. Alfie – immortalised in song by his sister on...

By on 29 October 2007

Dylan Called To Save Poets' London House

BOB DYLAN and PATTI SMITH have been called upon to help save the former London lovenest of French poets PAUL VERLAINE and ARTHUR RIMBAUD - which is rapidly falling into disrepair. The rockers have both...

Callow Defends Ace Ventura Flop

British actor SIMON CALLOW insists starring in 1995 box office disaster ACE VENTURA: WHEN NATURE CALLS was worth the humiliation - as it gave him the chance to work with JIM CARREY. The distinguished...

Williams And John Unite For Britain

LATEST: Pop stars ROBBIE WILLIAMS and SIR ELTON JOHN have set aside their public feud to star in a charity episode of cult British TV comedy LITTLE BRITAIN. Williams and John - whose involvement...

Richard Curtis Needs Hugh Grant

British scriptwriter RICHARD CURTIS plans to keep using HUGH GRANT in his films - because the actor has the gift of being both dull and funny. Curtis is the brains behind FOUR WEDDINGS AND...

Fry's Waugh Film Under Fire

British funnyman STEPHEN FRY's new film adaptation of EVELYN WAUGH's classic novel VILE BODIES has come under fire from the novelist's grandson. ALEXANDER WAUGH admits he's none too pleased that PETER'S FRIENDS actor Fry...

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New Prince Album To Feature Unreleased Track 'Moonbeam Levels'

The Vault lets loose its first unreleased material.

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Ocean's two albums, ‘Blonde’ and ‘Endless’, both missed the Grammy deadline.

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