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  1. Kenneth Branagh reuniting with 'Cinderella' Lily James in theater seriesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Actress Lily James and director Kenneth Branagh, who hit box-office gold with "Cinderella," will be reunited for a staging of "Romeo and Juliet" at London's Gerrick Theatre next year. Actress Lily James and director Kenneth Branagh, who hit box-office gold with "Cinderella," will be reunited for a staging of "Romeo and Juliet" at London's Gerrick Theatre next year.

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  2. Kenneth Branagh launches West End theatre companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The First Post

    Sir Kenneth Branagh is launching a new theatre company with a season of West End plays starring Dame Judi Dench, Lily James and Rob Brydon. The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company will be based at London's Garrick Theatre from October, and will keep the director away from Hollywood for at least a year.

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  3. Simon Stephens' Carmen Disruption Opens Tonight at the AlmeidaRead the original story

    Friday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... by Katie West , who recently performed opposite Maxine Peake in Hamlet at the Royal Exchange and appears in Kenneth Branagh 's film remake of Cinderella, Jamie Cameron who just finished a run in Once the Musical in the West End, and Harry Napier who ...

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  4. Kenneth Branagh sets up theatre companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salisbury Journal

    Sir Kenneth Branagh has set up his own theatre company to perform a season of plays featuring stars including Dame Judi Dench, Lily James, Rob Brydon and Richard Madden. The group will be in residence at London's Garrick Theatre for a year from October with planned performances of plays including Romeo and Juliet, The Winter's Tale and The Entertainer.

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

    Friday | BBC News

    Sir Kenneth Branagh is setting up a theatre company, with Dame Judi Dench, Rob Brydon and Lily James among stars set to perform in a season of plays. The Cinderella director said he wanted "to have a creative home where you could do a programme of work, rather than just one-offs".

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  6. New ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Philly.com

    Reviewers: S.R., Steven Rea; D.D., Dan DeLuca; T.D., Tirdad Derakhshani; M.E., Molly Eichel; W.S., Inquirer wire services. Cinderella A winning redo of Disney's 1950 animated classic, directed by Kenneth Branagh with a sprinkling of stardust, dashes of good humor, and a respect for the corniest kinds of romance.

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  7. Capsule reviews of feature filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... themes) - Steven Rea CINDERELLA. 3 stars. A winning re-do of Disney's 1950 animated classic, directed by Kenneth Branagh with a sprinkling of stardust, dashes of good humor and a respect for the corniest kinds of romance. Lily James (Downton Abbey) ...

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  8. The group established by Kenneth Branagh will be in residence at London's Garrick Theatre for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gazette Series

    Theatrical knight Kenneth Branagh has set up his own theatre company to perform a season of plays featuring stars including Judi Dench, Lily James, Rob Brydon and Richard Madden. The group will be in residence at London's Garrick Theatre for a year from October with planned performances of plays including Romeo and Juliet, The Winter's Tale and The Entertainer.

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

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Independent

    ... your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Sir Kenneth Branagh has gone from treading the boards of the West End to being an internationally acclaimed director, in demand in Hollywood ...

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  10. Three great artists lined-up for Penarth Songwriters' CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Penarth Times

    ... Emily Barker is the award-winning songwriter and performer of the theme to BBC TV's Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. Her music is a blend of roots influences from country to English folk via 60s pop, usually wrapped in the rich string ...

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  11. 'Marilyn' actor Branagh parallels his characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2011 | Times-Herald

    Long before Kenneth Branagh stepped into the role of Sir Laurence Olivier in My Week With Marilyn, there already were strong parallels between them.Both are synonymous with film adaptations of William Shakespeare, delivering lines with implausible realism, and earning accolades for their troubles. Each starred and directed their own successful adaptations of Hamlet, and Henry V, that earned Oscar nods for their work on both sides of the camera.

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  12. Beauty And The Beast Has Found Its CogsworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Cinema Blend News

    ... to an already expertly picked cast. It looks like Bill Condon might be following in the footsteps of Kenneth Branagh before him, as Beauty And The Beast seems poised to follow in the footsteps of this year's smash hit Cinderella . Casting McKellen ...

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  13. New ReleasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Philly.com

    ... profanity, adult themes) - S.R. Cinderella A winning redo of Disney's 1950 animated classic, directed by Kenneth Branagh with a sprinkling of stardust, dashes of good humor, and a respect for the corniest kinds of romance. Lily James ( Downton Abbey ...

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  14. Who are the forgotten Shakespearean actors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | OUPblog

    Many of you will have heard of Lord Laurence Olivier and Sir Kenneth Branagh and will be able to recognise the names of other famous Shakespearean actors. But how much do you know about Edmund Kean, Charlotte Cushman, or Tommaso Salvini? Below, Stanley Wells reveals some of the lesser remembered actors of the past that he would have loved to have seen perform live on stage.

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  15. Jason Baughan and Jo Servi to Join West End's Sunny Afternoon This WeekendRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | 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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  16. Cinderella: Inspirational fairy tale for the Katy Perry generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Mail & Guardian

    Cinderella is constructed as a fable that's evergreen-familiar but slightly modernised and much more English in tone than the animated original. I wonder what old dead Walt Disney might have made of Kenneth Branagh's live-action remake of his classic animated 1950 version of Cinderella .

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  17. Branagh: From the bard to the ballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Newsday

    If you know the films of Sir Kenneth Branagh there is something familiar about Cinderella's ballroom dance scene, when the Prince swirls her round in a glow of colour and light, all captured in bold, sweeping camera movements. Branagh used a similar visual style in his big-budget 1994 film Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, in which he also starred as the overambitious scientist.

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  18. Disney Developing Live-Action Adaptation of MULANRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    With its live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST adaptation shaping up and the success of Kenneth Branagh 's CINDERELLA, Disney is moving on to another property. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the studio is working on bringing the beloved animated musical MULAN back to the big screen.

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  19. Watch! TEN talks Cinderella with Holliday GraingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | RTE.ie

    TEN caught up with Holliday Grainger who plays the not-so-ugly stepsister in the movie adaptation to find out what it was like playing a double act, which she admits was a "bit weird and odd." Watch the full interview below.

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  20. Cinema review: CinderellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Galway Advertiser

    KENNETH BRANAGH'S career continues to mystify me. In the early 1990s he was the poster boy for the RADA's new wave, his peers included Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, and Jonathan Pryce, but it was Branagh who catapulted to fame first through adapting, directing, and acting in big budget adaptations of Shakespeare.

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