Articles Tagged 'Prince Charles'

Actor Tim Pigott-Smith takes a bow during curtain call for the Broadway Opening Night of “King Charles III” at the Music Box Theatre on November 1, 2015 in New York City.

Hit Broadway Play ‘King Charles III’ to be Adapted for TV

Just how well do you know the British royal family? That’s the question explored in King Charles III, a new 90-minute drama being made by Masterpiece on PBS and the BBC for U.S. television. Based on last year’s Tony-nominated Broadway play of the same name, it speculates about a possible “future history” when Prince Charles ascends to the throne after […]

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WATCH: Broadway Play Sees Charles Ascend the Throne

You feel as if you’re in the presence of Prince Charles as Tim Pigott-Smith strides across the stage in King Charles III playing a future version of Charles as the reigning king. In the play, which has been written in blank verse, Charles provokes a constitutional crisis because he uses his veto power to challenge […]

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9 Surprising Family Ties of British Celebrities (and an Urban Myth)

We already know about Benedict Cumberbatch being distantly related to most of the genuine people he plays (Alan Turing and Richard III in particular), and anyone that hasn’t spotted a distinct family resemblance between Joan Collins the actress and Jackie Collins the writer (clue: they both have their father’s surname) isn’t really paying attention. But here are […]

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Eddie Redmayne Tops GQ Magazine’s Best-Dressed List

The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne has topped GQ’s best-dressed list of 2015. And, we’re only a week into the year. Redmayne is followed by Benedict Cumberbatch, with Jamie Dornan rounding out the third spot … woah, woah, this list is seriously Britished-up. Okay, we need to “stop the presses,” or “slow the roll,” whichever […]

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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 voice—both on the page and out loud—that is strongly identified with Wales, not least because his […]

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Snapshot: 12 Vibrant Photos from Day One of the 2014 Royal Ascot

The 2014 Royal Ascot, held in Ascot, Berkshire, England, kicks off a five-day horse race attended daily by Queen Elizabeth II. Prince Harry joined his grandmother for the first time at the Royal Meeting, along with other royals, including Harry’s father Prince Charles and wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. The […]

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Watch: Prince Charles Joins Sword Dance in Saudi Arabia

No one ever said it is easy to be a royal. Prince Charles constantly finds himself having to don costumes, handle props and sample exotic gourmet treats while making official appearances. His latest public performance involved desultorily swinging a sword, but only for ceremonial and cross-cultural friendship purposes. On Tuesday (Feb. 18), he garbed himself in traditional […]

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WATCH: Adele Gets Her MBE From Prince Charles

Today, the popular singing star Adele went to Buckingham Palace to receive an MBE for services to music. Her most notable service being to sell bucketloads of her two albums to date—”19″ and “21”—all over the world. The latter has even been named as Amazon’s best-selling album of all time. You can see her with […]

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Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6. He has been in the news of late both because he has been giving interviews to publicize the long anticipated start ofLuther’s third season (which begins tomorrow, Sept. 3, on BBC America at […]

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Memorize the Last 1000 Years of Monarchs with a Song

Since the announcement of the royal birth, line of succession to the throne has been in the limelight. (At the center of focus was the change in succession laws, which now states that an older girl cannot be dropped down in line to the throne in place of a younger brother. The child of Catherine, […]

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