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  1. Meryl Streep to Star as Opera Diva Florence Foster Jenkins; Hugh Grant to Co-StarRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... heim 's musical Into the Woods, The Homesman, and The Good House. Her past movie credits include Hope Springs, The Iron Lady, It's Complicated, Julie & Julia, Doubt, Mamma Mia!, The Devil Wears Prada, The Hours and many more.

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  2. Shakespeare actor Michael Pennington to perform his one-man show, 'Sweet William'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    ... the Death Star Commander in "The Return of the Jedi" (1983) and as Michael Foot opposite Meryl Streep in "The Iron Lady" of 2011. Pennington, who has written several books on Shakespeare and acting, estimates his Shakespeare performances add up to ...

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  3. Books: Through the glass, darklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... her lifetime." However, Mantel admits some sympathy for Thatcher because of how she was depicted in the film The Iron Lady , for which Meryl Streep won Best Actress at the 2011 Academy Awards. "I hated it," she says. "I almost felt angry on her ...

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  4. Failure to hold their feet to the fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Examiner.com

    ... of Philosophy at the University of the Basque Country about the European Union and its shortcomings. I think "The Iron Lady", Margaret Thatcher said it best... "What we should grasp, however, from the lessons of European history is that, first, ...

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  5. Out in Theaters: Matthew Warchusa s Pride is the Most Enjoyable LGBT Film of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Phillymag.com

    While many of us were gaga over Meryl Streep's performance of Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady , that film did little to shine a critical light on the real-life Maggie. Her conservative clutches kept much of Great Britain in a state of crisis for years, something that came to a head during the U.K. miners strike of 1984 and 1985.

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  6. Top ten films under the rule of The Iron LadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    As Pride, a new film about Britain's influential and infamous 1984 miners' strike opens in Kiwi cinemas this week. James Croot picks out his 10 favourite of movies which focus on the United Kingdom under the rule of The Iron Lady - Margaret Thatcher.

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  7. Cameron reveals pain of seeing Thatcher 'slip away' as she...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Mail on Sunday

    ... year after long battle against dementia; a fight which was vividly brought to the screen by Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady. Speaking to BBC Radio Oxford, Mr Cameron said: 'It was very noticeable and obviously having seen her at the height of her ...

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  8. Meryl Streep to Portray Opera Singer Florence Foster Jenkins in New Film?Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... dheim's musical Into the Woods, The Homesman, and The Good House. Her past movie credits include Hope Springs, The Iron Lady, It's Complicated, Julie & Julia, Doubt, Mamma Mia!, The Devil Wears Prada, The Hours and many more.

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  9. Review: James Corden Sings a Familiar Tune in 'One Chance'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Examiner.com

    ... voice and capturing his warm-hearted spirit. Some may recognize Roach as the teenaged Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady , and she shows a different sort of strength and sturdiness here. In a film that doesn't stretch much beyond formula, their ...

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  10. Capitol Source: The Iron Lady's 'Seductive' LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Townhall

    October 13th marks the birthday of Margaret Thatcher, the first woman to be elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In this week's episode of "Capitol Source," author and journalist Gail Sheehy shares her story of meeting this powerful woman for an interview with ' Vanity Fair ' magazine.

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  11. This Weeks New Movies - 10/7/2014 - 10/10/2014Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... CARIBBEAN), Colm Meaney (GET HIM TO THE GREEK), Jemima Rooper (KINKY BOOTS) and rising star Alexandra Roach (THE IRON LADY). Directed by David Frankel (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, MARLEY & ME, HOPE SPRINGS) and written by Justin Zackham (THE BUCKET ...

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  12. The UK's New Iron Lady in Kitten HeelsBy Nico Hines, Tom SykesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Daily Beast

    ... stage on Wednesday, May was described in words that cannot be bettered in Conservative Party folklore: "The Iron Lady." She is the first serious contender to emulate Margaret Thatcher and become Britain's second woman Prime Minister. She may even ...

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  13. The War of the Worlds live with HG WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

    ... companies, Coulier Creatures FX. Mark's work has included transforming Meryl Streep into Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron Lady', projects such as 'Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Event Horizon, Alien III, Star Wars: Episode 1, The Mummy and The Fifth ...

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  14. Thatcher remained calm and cancelled a hair appointment amidst chaos of Brighton bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | The Argus

    MARGARET Thatcher took time to cancel a hair appointment amid the chaos caused by the Brighton bombing, documents have revealed. The Iron Lady was calm under pressure in the wake of the attack at The Grand Hotel on Friday, October 12, 1984, research has suggested.

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  15. Five people died in the bombing at the Grand Hotel, Brighton in October 1984Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | Fermanagh Today

    The Iron Lady showed calm under pressure in the aftermath of the Brighton Bomb - taking the time to cancel a hair appointment in the midst of the chaos. Margaret Thatcher quickly made the decision that the Conservative Party conference on Friday October 12 1984 would go ahead despite the attack on the Grand Hotel in Brighton, which killed five people and injured 31 others.

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  16. Papers show Thatcher's personal sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | BBC News

    The Margaret Thatcher Foundation has released its latest batch of the late prime minister's papers. They show a decidedly more personal side of The Iron Lady.

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  17. Iron Lady foresaw her downfall to 'men in grey suits' seven years...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Mail on Sunday

    ... husband Denis, she declared: 'we're happy to leave the UK in a very much better state than when we came here'. The Iron Lady then wept as she was driven to Buckingham Palace to formally tender her resignation to the Queen.

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  18. Oscar Season Gift From The Academy As Stunning Hollywood Costume...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Deadline

    ... from The French Lieutenant's Woman to Out Of Africa to It's Complicated to her recent Oscar winner , The Iron Lady in which she played Margaret Thatcher. "I thought it was just as important to me to know what was in the purse I carried as Thatcher ...

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  19. Women scarce in films abroad, USC study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Los Angeles Times

    Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing a steely yet faltering Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 British film "The Iron Lady." The role also warrants another distinction, according to a team of researchers at USC: Streep was the rare female to portray a high-profile politician in a popular film.

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  20. Geena Davis Institute New Research Shows That Girls and Women Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Forbes.com

    ... executives. The only female politician that was powerful in the whole data set was Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady . And forget seeing women in STEM jobs. When characters held those positions, 88.4% were men and 11.6% were women. This calculates ...

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