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Photo Coverage: Drama League Red Carpet Fashion Bonanza - Patina...
The Drama League announced today the winners for the 79th Annual Drama League Awards: Distinguished Production of a Musical, Kinky Boots; presented by Diane Paulus ; Distinguished Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, presented by Pam MacKinnon ; Distinguished Revival of a Musical, Pippin, presented by Alex Timbers ; Distinguished Revival of a ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Derek Jacobi wants to press ahead with second series of Vicious
Critics ripped apart the new comedy, about a bickering elderly gay couple living in London, when it aired on ITV earlier this month, with reviewers branding it "lame" and "the least funny new comedy in recent memory". Viewing figures for the show have also significantly plummeted since it was first aired, but veteran star Jacobi is still convinced ... (more)
Blueray review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3D
'All good stories deserve embellishment,'' Gandalf the Grey tells Bilbo Baggins in the opening scenes of Sir Peter Jackson's first movie based on The Hobbit.
Mon May 13, 2013
X-Men: Days of Future Past Offers a Look at Wolverine and Beast in 1973
Hugh Jackman and Nicholas Hoult are the featured players today on the set of Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past .
Fri May 10, 2013
Could This Be A First Look at Smaug from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug?
Here's what appears to be a first look at Smaug from the upcoming film "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" by director Peter Jackson and starring Cate Blanchett, Richard Armitage, Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving and Andy Serkis.
Wed May 08, 2013
Sydney Star Observer
Magda announced for Aurora Ball
Australian comedian and television star Magda Szubanski has been announced as the keynote speaker for the Aurora Group's Annual Ball in June.
London theatre venue opens doors
London's newest theatre, backed by Sir Ian McKellen, opens later with a performance of Melanie Marnich's These Shining Lives.
Tue May 07, 2013
Small faces make for big picture
LANDSCAPE IN PORTRAITS: Wellington photographer Brady Dyer's composite image of Cuba St's Bucket Fountain will be sold to raise money for the Christchurch earthquake appeal.
Mon May 06, 2013
ArtsBeat: Two Actors Join Pinter and Beckett Repertory Run on Broadway
Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley have been added to the cast for the two-play repertory of Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" coming to Broadway this fall, the producers said Monday.
Sun May 05, 2013
Willie Nelson's Audition for 'The Hobbit 2' Will Give You Chills
Step aside, Sir Ian McKellen. Your role as Gandalf is about to be taken by an unexpected enemyfamed country singer/songwriter, Willie Nelson! In a recent Web exclusive produced by the folks at TeamCoco , Willie Nelson shows off his questionable acting skills in an audition reel for Peter Jackson's upcoming ' Hobbit ' sequel.
Sarah Hadfield proved that she can do comedy in The Job Lot, despite previously appearing on Miranda
Least original show of the year? C5's Big Fat Gypsy rip-off, The Truth About Travellers, with cut-and-paste merchant Henry McKean: "Marrying within the traveller community is encouraged.
Sat May 04, 2013
Nathan Bevan: Vicious might have good lines... but it doesn't make it good television
Stephanie Timbrell, whose son Liam and grandson Charlie, were killed in a fire in Prestatyn that killed five members of the same family spoke to Darren Devinep Campo reckons Gatland's party lacks the X-Factor and even argues the Welsh domination will work against the Lions because Australia have the Indian sign on the men in red anyway.
Vicious: Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi tried far too hard to make...
Because it was hard to raise so much as a smile as luvvies of the realm Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi tried far too hard to make their criminally old-fashioned pet project, Vicious, funny.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ellen Page's Kitty Pryde Spotted on the X-Men: Days of Future Past Set
Bryan Singer has shared, via his Twitter feed, an exciting new behind-the-scenes photo from his upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past .
Wed May 01, 2013
Hurrah for these vicious old queens! Too many peddling cliches? What...
When Sir Derek Jacobi and Sir Ian McKellen took the roles of a bickering gay couple with theatrical tendencies in ITV's new sitcom, Vicious, it might have fulfilled a long-standing ambition.
Rupert Everett curses on live TV
SIR IAN MCKELLEN and SIR DEREK JACOBI's new sitcom about an elderly gay couple has been branded "lame" and "a let down" in scathing reviews by TV critics.
The Village Voice
Bad Reviews For Sitcom About Two British Queens! Check It Out
This might be your only chance to get a glimpse at Vicious , the Britcom with Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi as squabbling old lovers with arms flailing and pinkies up.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Willie Nelson Gunning For A Role InThe Hobbit? Faux-Audition Clip From 'Conan' Goes Viral
Willie Nelson may be 80-years-old now, but he recently showed that regardless of his age that he is still as sharp as a knife's edge when it comes to tickling our collective funny-bones. The veteran country singer made a fake audition tape for Conan , in which he pleads his credentials for the role of Gandalf in the upcoming Hobbit sequel, or The ... (more)
Reader reviews: What YOU thought of Vicious
We asked you to tell us what you thought of new ITV sitcom Vicious, and you ardent telly fans certainly didn't hold back.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Willie Nelson Gandalf: Country singer angles for wizard role
Singer Willie Nelson as Gandalf? Willie and crew have cooked up an audition tape for the 80-year old country star to take on a new screen persona - that of Gandalf the Grey, in "Hobbit 2," reports the Inquisitr on Monday, April 29.