Articles Tagged 'Queen'

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WATCH: Ballet Dancers Re-Imagine ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Queen celebrates the 40th anniversary of their song “Bohemian Rhapsody” this year. As part of the festivities, two dancers from the English National Ballet have executed a carefully choreographed routine for the longstanding international hit, originally sung by the late Freddie Mercury. Sure, when you hear the soft, drawn-out lyrics you may sway your shoulders while sitting in […]

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10 British Events to Look Forward to in 2015

2014 was a busy year for anyone interested in British culture and news — and the same looks set to be true of 2015, with all manner of exciting events set to take place. Here’s our look at ten of the most notable likely stories of the year, including several events you might want to consider checking […]

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Ring in the New Year with Queen Fronted by Adam Lambert

Are you already stressing over how to spend your New Year’s Eve and the best way to kick off 2015? This Anglophile/British hybrid might be the ticket. American singer Adam Lambert, who found fame as a runner-up on American Idol in 2009, will be fronting the iconic British band Queen, who was most notably led […]

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This is No Game: The Queen Meets the Iron Throne

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are currently on the second day of a three-day tour of Northern Ireland, and stopped off for a visit to Paint Hall Studios in Belfast, to take a look at some of the interior sets for Game of Thrones. Filming on Season Four has finished now, which gave […]

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Five Things That Happened In The Year The Queen Was Born

Today (April 21) is HM Queen Elizabeth’s 88th birthday, an event that has been marked with the kind of ceremonial events one would expect—guards firing cannons—and some that could only have happened in the modern era. For example, yesterday a new portrait, taken by David Bailey, was unveiled from HM’s Twitter feed: David Bailey photographed […]

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WATCH: How To Stop An Argument With Queen And Technology

Political journalism is a terribly serious business. There is no scope, in the middle of an angry row about, say, Prime Minister’s Question Time, for any form of levity, in case it looks as though you are mocking the very strongly-held and passionate feelings that your interviewee either genuinely has or is pretending to have […]

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It’s True! Ben Whishaw IS Playing Freddie Mercury

About six weeks ago, we ran a story claiming that Queen’s Roger Taylor had set his heart on getting Ben Whishaw to play Freddie Mercury in the biopic of his band’s lead singer. At the time, it seemed like a fanciful idea, given that the previous lead actor in the film had been Sacha Baron […]

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Queen Wants Ben Whishaw To Play Freddie Mercury

Hands up who thought the Freddie Mercury movie was doomed from the moment Sacha Baron Cohen walked out? And for those of you with your hands up, how many of you assumed he was the only performer with the precise skillset required to play one of the most singular – in the sense of being […]

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Teach Yourself Physics, With ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Songs that can be rewritten in order to express some of the latest research in physics are few and far between. One Direction’s ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ would probably struggle to match, in scansion as well as tone, the full majestic sweep of human understanding of the universe as it currently stands. ‘I Will Wait’ […]

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