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  1. 'Wallander' to be filmed in Cape TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Iol.co.za

    The new season of the hit British crime series Wallander, starring Sir Kenneth Branagh, will be filmed partly in Cape Town, the BBC announced this week. In the fourth and final season of the series, adapted from the Wallander series of novels by Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell, Branagh returns in his award-winning role as the brooding and introspective Inspector Kurt Wallander.

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  2. The Killing effect: how four major crime series are shooting in Copenhagen this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Copenhagen Post

    ... more major TV series to its streets. Both the BBC's adaptation of the Swedish series 'Wallander' starring Kenneth Branagh and the third season of successful Swedish-Danish co-production 'Broen' ('The Bridge') are heading here this autumn. Final ...

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  3. Final "Wallander" Season Begins FilmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Dark Horizons News

    BBC One has announced production is set to begin on a final three-part series of the Sir Kenneth Branagh-led detective drama "Wallander". Filming will commence shortly on a trilogy of 90-minute episodes which will adapt the two remaining works by Henning Mankell featuring the character.

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  4. Off the Quill set to wrap up production of a oeHamleta this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Gazette.net

    Hamlet, played by Michael J. Dombroski, and Ophelia, played by Chelsie Lloyd, dance in the Off the Quill production of “Hamlet.” It's true that William Shakespeare's “Hamlet” has been performed more times than there are people in Norway, but that's what truly makes the Bard's classic tale so great - it can be performed so many different ways, it's almost impossible to get it wrong. Well, the Mel Gibson and Ethan Hawke versions of the show missed the target, but productions such as Kenneth Branagh's or Sir Laurence Olivier's are really spot on.

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  5. Kenneth Branagh Begins Filming Final Wallander EpisodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | ComingSoon.net

    The BBC has announced that its multi-BAFTA-winning "Wallander" has begun filming the final three 90-minute feature-length episodes in the series, with Sir Kenneth Branagh returning as existentialist Inspector Kurt Wallander operating in the small town of Ystad, Sweden. The first film, "The White Lioness," adapted from creator Henning Mankell's third novel, is written by James Dormer and directed by Jonathan Van Tulleken and takes place in Cape Town, South Africa where it will be filmed.

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  6. Dad's Army film cast announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | BBC News

    ... lm will be directed by Oliver Parker, who made Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian's and Othello starring Sir Kenneth Branagh. The film, which will begin shooting this month in Yorkshire, has been supported by Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund.

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  7. 'Macbeth' Adaptation Takes Over Niwot HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | CBS Local

    ... right look, too. A short film from an adaptation of "Othello" by Volk and Martin was recently selected for Kenneth Branagh's Shakespeare on Film Festival in Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace in England. Volk hopes to get "Heat of Deeds" ...

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

    Sep 18, 2014 | 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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  9. Off The Quill brings new take on a oeHamleta to Greenbelt Arts CenterRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | 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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  10. Sunny Afternoon Extends Run at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Through Jan 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | 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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  11. The last word on Kurt WallanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | 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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  12. Steampunk takes over Port Adelaide's National Rail Museum this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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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  13. Armory commissions Douglas Gordon, H l ne Grimaud on major new workRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | 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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  14. The Best of 2009 - The Honorable MentionsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | 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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  15. The Best of 2007: 'Sleuth'Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | 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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  16. The Best of 2006: 'Stranger Than Fiction'Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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