Entertainment

03
Jun
Big names give boost to West End plays

The number of people to go to West End theatres to watch plays, as opposed to musicals, has risen over the last few years, and the trend does not seem to stop. More theatregoers have chosen plays over musicals in 2010, compared to 2009. Stars like Oscar-nominated actress Keira Knightley and television star Kim Cattrall seem to be the reason why play attendance has gone up.Figures released by the Society of London Theatre showed that the number... [read news]

31
May
"The Hobbit" film titles and release dates revealed

The release dates and titles of Peter Jackson's "The Hobbit" films have been announced. Warner Bros. has revealed that the first of the two films would be released in December of next year, while the other will hit movie theatres a year later. Both movies will star British actors Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage, and will be filmed in 3D.The two films will be named  "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" and "The Hobbit: There and... [read news]

23
May
"Sherlock" wins two Bafta TV Awards

BBC drama "Sherlock" has won two Bafta TV Awards, which honour achievement in British television. The ceremony took place Sunday evening in London. Other winners included reality show "The Only Way Is Essex", Danish series "The Killing" and game show "The Cube". BBC One's "Sherlock" won the award for best drama series, triumphing over the equally popular "Downton Abbey", "Misfits" and "Being Human". "Sherlock" actor Martin Freeman, who plays the... [read news]

19
May
Rapper Plan B wins three Ivor Novello awards

Rapper and singer Plan B was the top winner at the 2011 Ivor Novello awards, which took place on Thursday night in London. The British musician, born Benjamin Drew, went home with a small collection of three awards, including the one for best album. The Ivor Novello Awards have taken place annually for the last 55 years. The purpose of the awards is to honour the songwriting achievements of British and Irish musicians. Villagers, Tinie Tempah... [read news]

17
May
Improved "Spider-Man" musical back on Broadway

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has had a successful return to Broadway, after getting rid of all the technical glitches that almost turned the show into a disaster. The new and improved musical was re-launched last week, after a break of three weeks, and features several changes, meant to make it more appealing to the audience, but also more safe for the cast and crew. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" is the most expensive Broadway musical of... [read news]

11
May
Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" opens Cannes Film Festival

"Midnight in Paris", Woody Allen's latest film, opened the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday, May 11.  The film's premiere was the first of many at the 12-day-long festival, which is expected to attract extensive media attention."Midnight in Paris" stars American actor Owen Wilson as time-travelling screenwriter Gil. Actresses Rachel McAdams and Marion Cotillard are also part of the cast. The romantic comedy has an original plot. Owen's... [read news]

09
May
"Downton Abbey" and "Human Planet" win Bafta TV Craft Awards

Television programmes "Human Planet" and "Downtown Abbey" were the top winners at the Bafta TV Craft Awards this weekend. They each received two awards.The British Academy Television Craft Awards were presented in a ceremony that took place on Sunday. "Downtown Abbey", a period drama airing on ITV1, won the awards for best fiction director and for best sound. The series, starring Dame Maggie Smith and written by Julian Fellowes, follows the... [read news]

20
Apr
Pirates Movie Set for Cannes Debut

"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" will have its first international screening at the Cannes Film Festival in May. The film is the latest instalment in the popular adventure series starring Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow. His co-stars in the previous films, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley, didn't join him for this project. Instead, Depp's new partner-in-crime is Spanish actress Penelope Cruz. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On... [read news]

20
Apr
The Foo Fighters Hit No. 1 in UK Charts

Britain's new top-selling album this week is the latest effort by successful rock band the Foo Fighters. The American band have managed to knock singer Adele off the top spot in the British Album Chart. "Wasting Light" is the seventh studio release by the Foo Fighters and the third to top the UK charts. Released on April 12th, the album features 11 tracks and was recorded with the help of noted producer Butch Vig. The reviews have been mostly... [read news]


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