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

    Wednesday Jul 23 | 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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  2. Vena Portae Announce Debut Album Out 18th August 2014 Plus Uk Tour In AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | 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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  3. 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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  4. Timeless plays shifted to Victorian age, counter-culture movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | 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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  5. 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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  6. Watching the (flawed) detectivesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | 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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  7. BWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With Les MisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Christian Brothers High School, I had the experience and pleasure of teaching many versions of HAMLET - from Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to Richard Chamberlain to Mel Gibson to Sir Laurence Olivier to Ethan Hawke to Nicol Williamson : I've seen ...

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Sunny Afternoon To Transfer To Harold Pinter Theatre, Oct 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 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. Bravura hides Bard's ambiguity to conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... than stage productions, most specifically Laurence Olivier's 1944 film in which he played the title role and Kenneth Branagh's more recent film. "Olivier's version created a happy-go-lucky Henry who goes gloriously to war but it cut out all the ...

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  12. 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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  13. It's all connected part 4: 'Thor' (an 'Agents of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... one of the more unique Marvel superheroes. Accordingly, his debut movie follows suit. Directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh , best known for his Shakespearean adaptations and acting, fittingly directed Thor's cinematic inauguration. Oozing with a stiff ...

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  14. Immersive Production of Macbeth, With Kenneth Branagh, Closes at Park Avenue Armory June 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Playbill

    The Park Avenue Armory's immersive production of Macbeth , starring Kenneth Branagh , concludes its run in the Armory's expansive Wade Thompson Drill Hall June 22. Directed by Branagh and Tony winner Rob Ashford , the immersive staging of William Shakespeare 's tragedy officially opened June 5 following previews that began May 31. Upon closing, the ... (more)

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  15. Shakespeare's Bloody Problem: Why the Tragedies Almost Never Work AnymoreRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... wouldn't offer the same quartet so often. But with five major Macbeths in the past three years (including Kenneth Branagh's current one) as well as the adaptation Sleep No More, and four major Lears planned in 2014 alone (plus a goodly smattering of ...

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  16. 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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  17. Kenneth Branagh presents prestigious Shakespeare Medal to Richard EastonRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    On Monday, June 9, 2014, Sir Kenneth Branagh was a surprise guest at the New York-based Shakespeare Society's "Playing Shakespeare" celebration, where he presented the Shakespeare Medal to fellow actor Richard Easton .

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  18. Emma Thompson's mother Phyllida Law on why she can't feel proud of OBERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Ham and High

    ... in the 1996 Hollywood adaptation of Jane Austen's Emma, and with Emma in children's film Nanny McPhee, Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado About Nothing and 1992 comedy Peter's Friends. Ms Law has also been an active charity campaigner as president of the ...

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

    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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  20. Just in time for Father's Day -- "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" on Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Blu-ray widescreen, DVD widescreen and UltraViolet digital download, 2014, PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action and brief strong language Best extra: Commentary by director Kenneth Branagh and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura "SHADOW RECRUIT" is the latest big screen incarnation of Tom Clancy's character Jack Ryan.

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