Tag Archives: Richard Griffiths

WATCH: All British Actors Ever Help Celebrate 50 Years of the National Theatre

On Saturday night, BBC TV ran an all-star gala event from London’s National Theatre, to help celebrate 50 years of wonderful productions.

Five Curiously Neat Theatrical Double-Headers

We’ve all experienced that curious jolting sensation when a beloved actor from a TV show or movie franchise we’re really into suddenly appears in something else. “What,” we ask ourselves, “is Voldemort ...

RIP Richard Griffiths: Five Of His Greatest Hits

Richard Griffiths OBE, the Tony-winning star of stage and screen, has died at the age of 65. He had suffered complications following heart surgery.

Martin Freeman Feels Left Out

Martin Freeman is quite popular these days starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the critically acclaimed Sherlock; and, of course, he is Bilbo Baggins in the forthcoming The Hobbit. Yet, he’s whinging about not making the cut ...

Do British Actors Keep Hollywood Franchises Like ‘Pirates’ Afloat?

Hollywood is addicted to the British.

While much has been written of late about all the comic book superhero roles being nabbed by English or Commonwealth-born actors, it’s the casting of supporting roles in blockbuster film series that is really keeping talented Brits ...

Classic Trailer: Withnail & I

This is a cult classic 1986 British comedy, featuring Paul McGann, who would go on to helm the TARDIS a decade later…