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While there is some crossover between the disciplines of music and theatre—actors becoming singers, singers becoming actors—it’s fair to say that each makes very singular demands on the charisma of the performers.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on February 27th, 2014
Actress and comedian Dawn French (French and Saunders, The Vicar of Dibley) is gearing up for her first solo tour, which she says will be “somewhere between a monologue, a play, and an autobiographical slideshow,” reports BBC News. ...
The BBC is reporting that the actor Roger Lloyd-Pack has died, aged 69. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer.
Now here’s a thing we should have put in our things to look forward to in 2014 post. Jennifer Saunders has confirmed that she is working on an Absolutely Fabulous movie, and what’s more, if she doesn’t do it, she has ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 30th, 2013
As you’d expect of any show that has lasted as long as Doctor Who has, there have been no shortage of skits based on Time Lords, Daleks, TARDISes and regenerations over the years. In fact, there’s a fairly comprehensive list ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on October 7th, 2013
Dan Stevens, the blue-eyed British heartthrob whose departure from Downton Abbey at the end of last season left many fans feeling bereft, turns 31 this Thursday, Oct. 10.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on July 17th, 2013
Jean Marsh wants to be back in fashion. The 79-year old actress, who co-created the beloved original Upstairs, Downstairs TV series (1971-75) along with fellow thespian Eileen Atkins, now wants to revive The House of Eliott.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on March 14th, 2013
It’s Comic Relief time again, in the UK, and that means, among other things, a lot of money raised for charitable causes, a lot of awareness raised as to why that money needed gathering together, and a few old TV shows raised from ...
…in a new BBC comedy written by James and his Gavin & Stacey co-star Mathew Baynton (he played the magically stupid Deano, as seen in this clip here).
Dawn French’s astonishing weight-loss (100 pounds and counting) has been one of the more remarkable things to happen this decade, and it has resulted in quite a bit of newspaper moralising. Not that anyone is criticising one of ...