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  1. 7 Shakespearean actors who became famous for easier rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Post

    ... in "The Marathon Man." Ian McKellen is one of the great Shakespearean actors of his generation. His portrayals of Macbeth, King Lear, Iago and Prospero are legendary in theater circles. And yet most of the world knows him as Gandalf, the wizard in ...

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  2. Performance will make you go jump in the nightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Henley Standard

    ... story follows three actors, Matt, Philip and Olly, who are booked to perform their abridged version of Shakespeare's Macbeth at the theatre. They arrive to find the auditorium out of order, so they are forced to perform the play from the venue's ...

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  3. Paul Almond: Film and television director who made more than 120 TV...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Independent

    ... He began working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (including directing Sean Connery in a 1961 production of Macbeth); then back in the UK, Seven Up! was conceived during a pub discussion between Almond and the maverick Australian journalist ...

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  4. Kenneth Branagh Launches New Theatre Company; Judi Dench, Rob Brydon, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | PRWeb

    ... reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan. In this rarely seen comic gem, a classical theatre company attempts to produce The Winter's ...

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  5. Branagh unveils new theatre companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | BBC News

    ... Kenneth's former collaborators, including US director Rob Ashford, who worked with him on the recent production of Macbeth at the Manchester International Festival, and composer Patrick Doyle. "I wanted to have a place and a space, and a building, ...

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  6. Sean Connery on TV: How His Star Power Went Beyond the Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | News Max

    ... series that linked Shakespeare's historical plays documenting the monarchs between Richard II and Richard III. 6. "Macbeth": Continuing with the theme of Shakespeare plays, Connery portrayed the title character in this TV movie in 1961. 7. ...

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  7. Sir Kenneth Branagh interview: 'My bones are in the theatre'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Independent

    ... has been filming the final episodes of detective drama Wallander and is in talks with Martin Scorsese over a film of Macbeth inspired by his 2013 production in Manchester. At the Garrick, Sir Kenneth will star alongside Dame Judi in The Winter's ...

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  8. Judi Dench to Star in the Winter's Tale as Part of Kenneth Branagh's...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... AS YOU LIKE IT. The ambitious thesp is also in talks to bring his Manchester International Festival production of MACBETH (which ran recently in New York City at the Park Avenue Armory) to London and to the big screen with Martin Scorsese . BWW ...

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  9. Skye-set Macbeth film up for Cannes Palme d'OrRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Scotsman.com

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A NEW blockbuster movie version of Macbeth filmed on the Isle of Skye has landed one of the most prestigious slots at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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  10. Trevor Project Will Honor Ian McKellen at Trevorlive New YorkRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... since 1961 has worked non-stop in the British theatre. Among his countless accolades, he has won Olivier Awards for "Macbeth," "The Alchemist," "Beny," "Wild Honey" and "Richard III." In 1991 Sir Ian was knighted for his outstanding contribution to ...

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  11. Paul Almond, Director of the Groundbreaking Seven Up! Documentary, Dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    ... lm and the novels he wrote later in life. He directed several episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and a version of Macbeth for Canadian TV in 1961, which starred a young, virtually unknown Sean Connery.

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  12. Seven Up! director Paul Almond diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BBC News

    ... his second wife Genevieve Bujold to whom he was married to from 1967 to 1973. He had also directed a version of Macbeth starring a young Sean Connery for Canadian television in 1961 and episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. The director - who ...

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  13. Paul Almond, Director of - Seven Up!,' Dead at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... - that starred his second wife GeneviA ve Bujold. The couple divorced in 1973. Other directorial work included "Macbeth" in 1961 for Canadian television, starring a young Sean Connery , and episodes of " Alfred Hitchcock Presents." Almond is ...

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  14. TV best bets: Sat., April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | NorthJersey.com

    ... and emotions were at the time. 9 p.m., STARZ: Outlander - Taking its title from a famous line in Shakespeare's "Macbeth" the new episode "By the Pricking of My Thumbs" finds Jamie (Sam Heughan) hoping the Duke of Sandringham (Simon Callow) can help ...

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  15. Sean Connery on TV: How His Star Power Went Beyond the Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | News Max

    ... series that linked Shakespeare's historical plays documenting the monarchs between Richard II and Richard III. 6. "Macbeth": Continuing with the theme of Shakespeare plays, Connery portrayed the title character in this TV movie in 1961. 7. ...

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  16. EastEnders' Shane Richie will star as Dick Whittington at the Orchard ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Kent Online

    ... his theatre and television career with film roles that include Porter in a special Channel 4 film version of Macbeth alongside Greta Scacchi; Dead Clean and Distant Shadow. Alongside the TV career, he has enjoyed high-profile stage roles as Danny ...

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  17. Kelsey Grammer & Matthew Morrison Return to Broadway For 'Finding Neverland'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | ETonline

    ... landing his role as Will Schuester on Glee . Likewise, Kelsey Grammer made his Broadway debut in 1981 as Lennox in Macbeth before going to work as Dr. Frasier Crane on Cheers in 1982. While the project is clearly familiar ground for the two leads of ...

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  18. We Can't Wait #3: MacbethRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... proposition, with Snowtown 's eerie form promising a take on the greed, manipulation and psychological demonics of Macbeth that doesn't skimp on the utter blackness at its heart. Add two of the world's finest not to mention most beautiful performers ...

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  19. Tom Leggett Joins Colin Callender's Playground Television UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Deadline

    ... for The Weinstein Co. His credits at Film4 include '71 , The Riot Club , High-Rise , Cuban Fury , Black Sea , Room , Macbeth , Mr Turner and 12 Years A Slave . At The Weinstein Co, he worked on such titles as My Week With Marilyn , Submarine , The ...

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  20. 13 Celebrity Superstitions for Friday the 13thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... you just did that!' I've never walked under a ladder, ever." "I come from the theater, and you never say the word Macbeth in the theater," Wilson says. "I believe in that because I said it once and a light fell from the ceiling and crushed my foot." ...

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