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Who got shot in EastEnders? Ted Murray appeared to shoot Johnny Carter – but could it be another character?
Judi Dench rules the Venice waves in 'Victoria & Abdul'
Take a look inside the 'ghost town' left behind by doomed BBC soap opera Eldorado
Helen Flanagan brushes up on her acting skills at RADA - could she be preparing to leave Corrie?
Emma Stone tops list of best paid actresses
Eagle-eyed Coronation Street fans spot a new Hope on the soap
When does The Bill return on UKTV Drama, what do the cast look like now and which A-list stars appeared on the show?
Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich dies aged 68
2017-12-26 10:00:16 Sound of Music actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who became famous after playing Louisa von Trapp, has died aged 68. The Canadian-born actress was diagnosed with brain cancer a month ago and died on Christmas Eve surrounded by her family, her son Ryan confirmed. Menzies-Urich was just 14 years old and had no acting experience when she landed the role of the third-oldest von Trapp child in 1964 movie starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer   Read More ...
Touring thespian Tom Burke embraces acting outside London
2017-12-06 13:06:43 "Strike" actor Tom Burke - who has set up his own theater company Ara with Israeli theatre director Gadi Roll - says theater culture in the U.K. is too London-centric. (Dec. 6) Subscribe for more Arts and Entertainment News Get fast, accurate coverage of every arts and entertainment story making headlines worldwide, from festivals and premieres to births, deaths, scandals and arrests, plus celebrity reactions to news events. The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. AP’s commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots   Read More ...
Verdi's Masked Ball is a timeless classic - musica
2017-10-21 04:02:54 A three act tragedy sprinkled with comedy, Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera - or masked ball - is one of the Italian composer's most acclaimed masterpieces. At Barcelona's Liceu theatre, Polish tenor Piotr Beczala embodies brilliantly the main character, Riccardo, Boston's governor. "_It's a pleasure to sing this music, because Verdi wrote the score for my character Riccardo in an incredibly interesting way, says Beczala. "One goes from tragic to almost amusing moments._" "_There's a wide range o… READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews   Read More ...
Will & Grace target Donald Trump in comeback episode after 11 years away
2017-09-29 16:34:09 US TV sitcom Will & Grace has returned after 11 years away, and immediately split opinion with an episode heavy on jokes about President Donald Trump. The comeback saw Grace, an interior designer, consider a job renovating the White House. Judging by Twitter, many fans lapped it up, but some objected to Mr Trump being lampooned - while others said they were simply bored of politics in everything   Read More ...
Ina Garten Claims She Has Never, Ever Watched Her Own Show
2017-09-29 02:11:55 We could spend hours (days?) binge-watching episodes of Barefoot Contessa—is there anything more soothing than listening to Ina Garten's voice explaining how to make French apple tarts? But after 23 seasons of filming her hit show, Ina admits she hasn't seen a single episode. In fact, she doesn't like watching cooking shows at all. "I never watch cooking shows, certainly not mine," she toldPeoplein this week's new Food Faves issue   Read More ...
James Norton to star in UK premiere of play 'Belleville'
2017-09-29 00:24:30 LONDON (AP) — James Norton and Imogen Poots are set to play American newlyweds in Paris in the British premiere of U.S. playwright Amy Herzog's acclaimed "Belleville." London's Donmar Warehouse theater announced Thursday that the play will run Dec. 7-Feb. 3, starring the two British actors and directed by Michael Longhurst. First produced in 2011, Herzog's play centers on a young couple — a doctor and an actress — who are apparently living the bohemian dream but whose relationship dramatically unravels   Read More ...
James Norton to star in UK premiere of play 'Belleville'
2017-09-28 19:12:50   Read More ...
Anti-acne advert featuring actress Jorgie Porter banned from children's TV
2017-09-27 14:02:54 Anti-acne adverts featuring actress Jorgie Porter can't be shown during children's programmes any more. It's after the advertising watchdog found that it implied teenagers who have bad skin but don't use Proactiv+ are more likely to be bullied. In the ads, the former Hollyoaks actress tearfully describes bullying she received in high school when another student called her "oi spotty". Jorgie describes how the insult left her "gutted"   Read More ...
Liz Dawn dies: Tributes to Corrie's Vera Duckworth
2017-09-26 12:38:16 In a statement, the 77-year-old's family said the actress died peacefully at home with relatives around her on Monday night. It read: "We are devastated and heartbroken at the passing of our much-loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother, the incredible Liz Dawn. "She has been the love, light and inspiration in our lives and we are bereft at her passing   Read More ...
Netflix pulls Maya the Bee episode after obscenity complaint
2017-09-21 11:33:48 Streaming service Netflix has removed an episode of animated series Maya the Bee after a viewer complained it contained an explicit drawing. A screen grab of the offending scene appears to show an outline of a penis etched on a log in the background. The 35th episode of the show's first season was pulled after US mother Chey Robinson posted a clip on Facebook, Netflix - which does not make the show - has yet to comment or provide an explanation for the episode's removal   Read More ...
Blake Lively plays a blind woman in All I See Is You
2017-09-19 17:41:02   Read More ...
Elisabeth Moss had a secret message 'to the patriarchy' in her Emmys outfit
2017-09-19 11:32:33 Elisabeth Moss's stylist has revealed there was a hidden message "to the patriarchy" in the actress's Emmy Awards outfit. Moss won best actress in a drama series for The Handmaid's Tale on Sunday. But what no-one noticed was the message written on the bottom of her shoes. Stylist Karla Welch posted a photo of one shoe with "Off" written on the sole   Read More ...
Jennifer Lawrence plans on taking break from acting
2017-09-14 21:13:39   Read More ...
Georg Nigl
2017-09-14 06:13:36 (born 1972) is an Austrian baritone in opera and concert, and a professor of voice at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. Performing internationally, he is known for roles in contemporary operas, such as creating the title role in Pascal Dusapin's at the Berlin State Opera. He names as his favourite roles Monteverdi's Orfeo, Mozart's Pagageno and Alban Berg's Wozzeck   Read More ...
JJ Abrams returns to direct Star Wars: Episode IX
2017-09-12 22:40:50 Abrams will co-write Episode IX, which is due to be released in 2019, with Argo screenwriter Chris Terrio. It will be a return to the Star Wars universe for the director, who oversaw the launch of the new era of the film series in 2015 when he directed The Force Awakens. "With The Force Awakens, JJ delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for, and I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy," said Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy   Read More ...
JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX
2017-09-12 17:07:26 JJ Abrams, who launched the new era of Star Wars films with The Force Awakens in 2015, is returning to the series as writer and director of Star Wars: Episode IX. "With The Force Awakens, JJ delivered everything we could have possibly hoped for," Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy said. "I am so excited that he is coming back to close out this trilogy   Read More ...
Angelina Jolie reveals she only got into acting for mom
2017-09-11 16:40:42   Read More ...
New film starring Jim Caviezel, James Faulkner and Olivier Martinez to be shot in Malta
2017-09-09 20:00:33 Photo: Variety/Affirm Films James Faulkner, Jim Caviezel, Olivier Martinez, Joanne Whalley, and John Lynch are starring in historical drama “Paul, Apostle of Christ” with shooting starting in Malta, Variety has revealed. According to Variety, the film is being produced by Sony through its faith-based Affirm Films label and directed by Andrew Hyatt from his own screenplay. Producers are David Zelon (“Soul Surfer”) and T   Read More ...
Stephanie Davis wows fans with revealing bathroom selfie
2017-09-09 16:34:39 Stephanie Davis has wowed fans by sharing a revealing bathroom selfie. The former Hollyoaks actress has jetted off on holiday with her eight-month-old son Caben-Albi. And the raven-haired actress was flooded with compliments after sharing a new photo of herself on Instagram wearing only a hotel bathrobe with her large breastbone tattoo clearly on show. Steph, who played Sinead O’Connor in the Channel Four soap Hollyoaks, quoted a famous Oasis song as she captioned the revealing photo with the words: “What’s the story morning glory   Read More ...
Star Wars actor McDiarmid takes on immigration row role
2017-09-08 03:03:57 A single controversial speech probably made Enoch Powell the most admired and the most detested British politician of the 1960s. In 1968 his intervention in Britain's policies on migration ended his career as a shadow minister - but it made him known around the world. Chris Hannan's play What Shadows, starring Star Wars actor Ian McDiarmid, looks at Powell's motives then and at his legacy today   Read More ...
Lynda Bellingham honoured with Aylesbury road named after her
2017-09-07 15:34:42 A new road has been named in honour of the late actress Lynda Bellingham in the town where she went to school. Bellingham Way, on the Kingsbrook development in Aylesbury, has been unveiled to acknowledge her connections to the Buckinghamshire town. The actress, who died of cancer aged 66 in October 2014, grew up in the nearby village of Aston Abotts and attended Aylesbury High School   Read More ...
Who got shot in EastEnders? Ted Murray appeared to shoot Johnny Carter – but could it be another character?
2017-09-06 15:35:25 EASTENDERS fans have been tearing their hair out after a character got shot on a recent episode - but viewers weren't shown who it was. Frightened Ted Murray shot someone he thought must be an intruder during the giant gas explosion in Walford - but who actually was it he hit through the door? Here's our analysis... Who got shot by Ted Murray in EastEnders? All viewers saw as the episode concluded was Ted firing his gun, a bullet hole cracking glass and the silhouette of whoever got shot falling down behind - presumably about to die   Read More ...
These Games of Thrones characters were recast during filming and you probably didn’t even notice
2017-09-06 11:06:19 GAME of Thrones wouldn’t have enjoyed any of its enormous success if not for its varied and vibrant characters – and the gifted actors who brought their roles to life. But a few big names in Westeros underwent very drastic transformations between series, when the actors playing them were changed suddenly. Among them are major characters like former-king Tommen Baratheon and his sister Myrcella, who were both recast when their roles became more important   Read More ...
Director Colin Trevorrow exits Star Wars: Episode IX
2017-09-06 11:05:49 Director Colin Trevorrow has dropped out of Star Wars: Episode IX because he and Lucasfilm have differing "visions". Episode IX is expected to star Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and is due out in May 2019. Lucasfilm will now seek a replacement for Trevorrow, who is best known for directing Jurassic World. His departure comes less than three months after a Han Solo spin-off film also lost its directors   Read More ...
Star Wars: Episode IX director Trevorrow quits
2017-09-06 06:38:26 Lucasfilm said Trevorrow would not be working on the movie franchise's next instalment due to "differing visions". A statement on the official Star Wars website said: "Lucasfilm and Colin Trevorrow have mutually chosen to part ways on Star Wars: Episode IX. "Colin has been a wonderful collaborator throughout the development process but we have all come to the conclusion that our visions for the project differ   Read More ...
Emmerdale wins big at TV Choice Awards taking best soap, actor and actress
2017-09-05 08:02:57 Emmerdale has won every major soap prize at this year's TV Choice Awards. The ITV series was voted best soap, while Ryan Hawley and Charlotte Bellamy were named top soap actor and actress. Sally Dexter was announced as the best soap newcomer at London's Dorchester Hotel. ITV crime series Broadchurch picked up three awards, including best drama, and best actor and actress for lead pair David Tennant and Olivia Colman   Read More ...
Hugh Jackman and Lady Gaga pay tribute to acting coach
2017-09-04 13:32:53 Hugh Jackman and Lady Gaga have paid tribute to acting coach Elizabeth Kemp, following her death from cancer at the age of 65. Gaga dedicated a song to her tutor at a concert in Boston on Saturday. The singer - who was taught by Kemp for her upcoming role in A Star is Born - called her "strong, wise and cool"   Read More ...
Adele in talks for her first Hollywood movie role in new film adaptation of the hit musical Oliver!
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Judi Dench rules the Venice waves in 'Victoria & Abdul'
2017-09-03 19:41:20 VENICE, Italy — It was a day of queens at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday — a real British monarch on the screen and two queens of acting, Judi Dench and Helen Mirren, on the red carpet. Dench plays long-reigning Queen Victoria in Stephen Frears' "Victoria & Abdul," which charts the relationship between the monarch and Abdul Karim, an Indian man who became her servant and teacher   Read More ...
Judi Dench rules the Venice waves in 'Victoria & Abdul'
2017-09-03 18:34:02 VENICE, Italy (AP) — It was a day of queens at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday — a real British monarch on the screen and two queens of acting, Judi Dench and Helen Mirren, on the red carpet. Dench plays long-reigning Queen Victoria in Stephen Frears' "Victoria & Abdul," which charts the relationship between the monarch and Abdul Karim, an Indian man who became her servant and teacher   Read More ...
Lost Crossroads soap episodes found in TV vault
2017-09-01 19:04:39 Lost episodes of Birmingham-based TV soap Crossroads will be shown for the first time in 50 years. It was thought the programmes had been wiped after broadcast, but they were found in an ITV vault in Leeds by Kaleidoscope - an organisation that specialises in locating missing television footage. The footage will now be aired at Birmingham City University on Saturday 2 September as part of Kaleidoscope's K-2   Read More ...
Karl Stefanovic does Star Wars role play with Ben Fordham
2017-09-01 13:08:37   Read More ...
The Simpsons producers say 'fired' composer Alf Clausen still has a role on the show
2017-09-01 12:32:16 The Simpsons composer Alf Clausen, who says he has been sacked after 27 years, is to have an "ongoing role" on the show, according to its producers. The Emmy award-winning composer had confirmed on Twitter he was told they wanted "a different kind of music". Show bosses told Deadline they were "committed to the finest in music for The Simpsons, absolutely including orchestral   Read More ...
Star blames 'racist' Hollywood for name change
2017-08-31 17:08:04 Actress Chloe Bennet claims she was forced to change her surname because "Hollywood is racist" and producers "wouldn't cast me with a last name that made them uncomfortable". The 25-year-old, best known for her role in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, changed her surname from Wang to Bennet after struggling to secure roles in the early part of her career. Bennet spoke of her experiences in an Instagram post about British actor Ed Skrein, who has stepped down from his role in Hellboy after his casting prompted claims of whitewashing   Read More ...
Take a look inside the 'ghost town' left behind by doomed BBC soap opera Eldorado
2017-08-30 14:35:43 It's been 25 years since the BBC's "Euro-Eastenders" aired its last episode. Eldorado was pitched to viewers as an 'antidote' to the much-loved British soap - but despite ploughing more than £10million into the show it only lasted for 156 episodes. Left in its wake is a run-down purpose-built set that lays abadoned in the hills of hills of Marbella, in Spain's Costa del Sol   Read More ...
GBBO: How viewers reacted to the first Channel 4 episode
2017-08-29 23:34:33 The Great British Bake Off's first episode on Channel 4 has gone down well with viewers - although some took time to adjust to the new line-up and advert breaks. The new series sees Paul Hollywood joined by fellow judge Prue Leith, with Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig on presenting duties. We'll find out how many people watched the show on Wednesday morning   Read More ...
When is Game of Thrones season 8 release date? Season 7 ending, episodes, theories and how it will all end
2017-08-28 10:03:12 We may be in the middle of season seven, but people are still eager for details on Game of Thrones season eight. We already know a bit about the final series of the hit show - and if we don't know we can hazard a good guess. The upcoming season will be shorter than normal but producers have taken the same amount of time as they would to film a ten episode season - so expect grand scenes and big special effects   Read More ...
‘Destiny 2’ European Dead Zone Characters, Activities, And Enemies Revealed
2017-08-25 02:42:12 The largest new area in was given a deep dive in several videos released Thursday. The European Dead Zone awaits PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC Guardians when the game launches on September 6 complete with some new characters, familiar enemies, and all new activities. In addition to an official video covering the European Dead Zone, , and were given early access to   Read More ...
Aronofsky praises girlfriend Jennifer Lawrence's acting
2017-08-23 21:41:12   Read More ...
Geordie Shore stars compare appearing on the reality show to being in ‘prison’
2017-08-23 19:36:17 STARS of Geordie Shore have compared appearing on the show to being in “prison” because of the strict rules they are under. Cast members have their phones taken away from them during filming and are only allowed one call every three days. Nathan Henry, 23, and Sophie Kasaei, 27, revealed that the cast film for five week straight and aren't allowed to leave the Geordie house unless they work or go out clubbing   Read More ...