Tag Archives: Shirley Bassey

Academy Awards Recap: Daniel Day-Lewis, ‘Skyfall’ Make Oscar History

The biggest British-related award of the evening was the one that, as was widely expected, went to Daniel Day-Lewis as best actor in the title role of Lincoln.

The James Bonds Who Won’t Be at the Oscar Tribute

After weeks of speculation that all six James Bonds might appear at the Oscars, the latest word is that there will not be a 007 reunion this Sunday.

News Roundup: Dominic Cooper Chased By Littering Thugs, Adele’s Country Ambitions, and ‘Sherlock’ Returns in 2012

He may play the empirically evil son of Saddam Hussein (and his doppelgänger) in the film The Devil’s Double, but actor Dominic Cooper is no baddie in real life. In fact, he’s so civic-minded that, as a firm opponent of ...

Top British Musicians We’re Thankful For, Part 1

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Anglophenia will return with normal posts on Monday, November 30th. For now, enjoy a few British musicians we’ve been thankful for over the years.

Illness Updates: Amy Winehouse, Shirley Bassey

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Anglo For Your Ear: Dame Shirley Bassey’s “Diamonds Are Forever”

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Glastonbury 2007: Shirley Bassey Narrowly Escapes Death!

Gliding across the stage in diamond Wellingtons, Dame Shirley Bassey looked elegant and winning as she performed before an enraptured audience at this weekend’s Glastonbury. The Welsh songstress may have been safe from the ...

Joss Stone or Anne Hathaway: Who’s the Bigger Wackadoo?

After Joss Stone turned up two hours late for her gig, The Daily Mail began to fear she could become another “Lauryn Hill, high priestess of flakiness.” But they dig her new material.