Richard Burton

In Celebration of Dylan Thomas

This week, the world celebrates the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas, a poet whose work spoke of universal things and local things, of noble emotions and minor pettiness, of harsh truths and longing sensuality. His is a …

WATCH: Cumberbatch Reads Kurt Vonnegut Letter

It has been a busy Hay literary festival for Benedict Cumberbatch. On Friday (May 30), he appeared onstage with Hugh Bonneville reading the winning entries in a BBC Radio 2 children’s story competition, and over the weekend he …

Emma Watson And The Nine Scary Waxworks Of Doom

This week, a new waxwork of Emma Watson was revealed at the world famous Madame Tussaud’s in London. She looks, as a lot of waxworks do, not entirely unlike herself, but also not unlike someone else wearing an Emma Watson …

Richard Burton Finally Makes It In Hollywood

I don’t wish to appear cynical about kind-hearted gestures, or long-standing historical wrongs that have finally been put right, but the news that Richard Burton is to be awarded a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame on …