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  1. Nobby Dimon tells Helen Brown about the Richmond churchyard inspiration for his playRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Northern Echo

    ... which was original published as a novel in 1980. The book was made into a film in 1987 with Colin Firth, Kenneth Branagh and Natasha Richardson in the starring roles. Wensleydale actor Mark Cronfield will lead the five-strong cast in North Country's ...

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  2. Off The Quill brings new take on a oeHamleta to Greenbelt Arts CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Gazette.net

    ... many adaptations are out there of the play. The movie version by Sir Laurence Olivier is exceptional. So is Kenneth Branagh's version, which uses Shakespeare's entire folio. The Ethan Hawke and Mel Gibson versions ... well ... let's just pretend ...

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  3. Sunny Afternoon Extends Run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Through Jan 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Other theatre work includes A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (National Theatre); Edmond with Kenneth Branagh (National Theatre); Macbeth with Sean Bean (Albery); The Constant Wife (Apollo); Julius Caesar (RSC); Henry V (RSC) and The ...

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  4. The last word on Kurt WallanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | South China Morning Post

    ... was published in 2004. The BBC then adapted the story for its hugely popular television series, starring Kenneth Branagh. Mankell watched the episode and found it "still felt alive and relevant": the story was then published in Swedish and, finally, ...

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  5. Steampunk takes over Port Adelaide's National Rail Museum this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | ABC News

    ... genre has been more recently on display in the 1999 movie Wild Wild West, starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline, Kenneth Branagh and Selma Hayek. Surrounded by the cold steel of the National Rail Museum's classic trains and an operational 1919 Scottish ...

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  6. Armory commissions Douglas Gordon, H l ne Grimaud on major new workRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Art Daily

    ... intimate concerts by the xx; the critically acclaimed production of Macbeth as envisioned by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh; and The Passenger, Mieczyslaw Weinberg's epic opera and a co-production with Lincoln Center Festival. tears become. . . ...

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  7. The Best of 2009 - The Honorable MentionsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    Nicely constructed and engaging TV movie mystery starring the great Kenneth Branagh who was nominated for a Golden Globe for his performance in this episode.

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  8. The Best of 2007: 'Sleuth'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... at the end of the book. The case for retelling it through the brilliant direction of Shakespearean prodigy Kenneth Branagh (known for his glorious adaptations of England's most famous playwright's works: Henry V (1989), Much Ado about Nothing ...

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  9. The Best of 2006: 'Stranger Than Fiction'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... quirkiness and cleverness. Emma Thompson (sometimes really weird in other films that are not directed by Kenneth Branagh is subdued like Farrell) is good, Dustin Hoffman is a loveable literature professor helping Farrell, and Maggie Gyllenhaal is ...

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  10. Maxine Peake overcomes her fear of Shakespeare for new Hamlet roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... last year's The Masque of Anarchy. Speaking of tackling the role, previously played by actors including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Richard Burton and David Tennant, Maxine added: "It's a he. We're calling it a he but it is a she. "And sitting down and ...

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  11. BWW Reviews: Sights and Sounds Compete with Boomerang Theatre's Love's Labour's LostRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... this Shakespearean version of the he-man woman-haters club and Jason Loughlin , who seems to channel a young Kenneth Branagh as Biron, the last to sign the oath and the first to fall. Jared Reinmuth as the bombastic Spaniard, Don Adriano de Armado ...

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  12. Shakespeare's tale of war spans the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... and "band of brothers", as well as spawning notable film versions starring Laurence Olivier (in 1944) and Kenneth Branagh (in 1989). Bell Shakespeare's production add a framing device by setting it among a group of school kids hiding in a bunker ...

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  13. David Olney calls on Shakespeare for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... after last week's premiere performance. He recalled becoming initially interested in The Bard after seeing Kenneth Branagh's 1995 film adaptation of Othello . "I realized while watching it that I understood everything going on," he said. "I had ...

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  14. Kunio plays 'Hamlet' fast and looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Japan Times

    How do you imagine the Prince of Denmark? Perhaps as one of the famed portrayals by Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh, Mel Gibson or Ethan Hawke - or simply as a weak-willed bore forever agonizing over "To be or not to be" and all that.

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  15. Vena Portae Announce Debut Album Out 18th August 2014 Plus Uk Tour In AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Barker is the BAFTA award-winning writer and performer of the theme to BBC TV crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. With her band The Red Clay Halo, she also provided the atmospheric theme to highly acclaimed noir thriller The Shadow Line. ...

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  16. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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  17. Timeless plays shifted to Victorian age, counter-culture movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... Hamlet, which has been tackled by the world's greatest actors, including John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, and Kenneth Branagh. Usher believes Koett shows great insight into Hamlet's duality as a young man who is stymied by indecision. Torn between ...

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  18. U.K.'s National Theatre Live presents Shakespeare Classics at Music Box TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Manchester International Festival, stars one of the great Shakespearean interpreters and BAFTA Award-winner Kenneth Branagh ( Wallander on PBS, My Week with Marilyn, Hamlet ) in the role of the Scottish king. Branagh last performed Shakespeare in ...

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  19. Watching the (flawed) detectivesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... are several television adaptations that feature this famous Swedish detective, but in the BBC production Kenneth Branagh plays the role in a subdued and humane way. Each episode would not be out of place in an Ingmar Bergman film, with the silences ...

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  20. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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