Peter O’Toole movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ ‘The Lion in Winter,’ ‘My Favorite Year’

Peter O’Toole movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ ‘The Lion in Winter,’ ‘My Favorite Year’ On August 2, the legendary Peter O’Toole would have turned 86. One of the most esteemed actors of his generation, he also holds the dubious record of earning the most Best Actor Oscar nominations ...

"The Ruling Class" Screening, L.A., April 25

By Todd Garbarini The Royal Theatre in Los Angeles will be presenting a 45th anniversary DVD screening of Peter Medak’s 1972 film The Ruling Class. The 154-minute film, which stars Alastair Sim, ...

Nicole Kidman, James McAvoy Take Top Acting Prizes At London Evening Standard Awards

Nicole Kidman, James McAvoy Take Top Acting Prizes At London Evening Standard Awards Actors known more for their Hollywood work than for the stage took best performance honors Sunday at London’s Evening Standard Theater Awards with Nicole Kidman and James McAvoy taking the top prizes. ...

Turn off the TV, political drama happens offscreen now | Mark Lawson

In the run-up to 7 May, British TV will become a no-go area for plays relevant to the election. Thankfully, theatre has the courage to provide our fix Today’s scenes of tears, jeers, scowling and ...

Photo Flash: James McAvoy-Led The Ruling Class Opens in the West End

Ron Cook Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps as Grace Shelley, ...

The Ruling Class Revival, Starring James McAvoy, Begins Previews in the West End

Ron Cook Mr Selfridge, Henry V, King Lear, Hot Fuzz as Sir Charles Gurney, Kathryn Drysdale Suspects, Love's Labour's Lost, Tripping Over, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps as Grace Shelley, ...

The Antic Visions of Herbert Achternbusch

Das Gespenst (1982) “I always have a simple story, but I tell it so fanatically and wildly and tenderly and cursingly and on fire and in need of being loved that you’ll find a slice of life in front ...

Recently Deceased O'Toole Holds an Academy Award Record of Sorts

Peter O’Toole movies and Best Actor Oscar nominations (photo: young Peter O’Toole in the early ’60s) (See previous post: "Peter O’Toole ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Actor: Eight-Time Oscar Nominee Dead at ...

Jonathan Cecil obituary

Versatile actor and writer often called upon to play toffs and bumbling clerics The actor Jonathan Cecil, who has died of pneumonia aged 72 after suffering from emphysema, spent much of his career ...

Valerie Jarrett To Fox Business: Job Bill Will Be Paid For By ‘Closing Loopholes’

Speaking with Fox Business Network ahead of tonight's speech, Senior Obama Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, told Peter Barnes that the President will "close loopholes" in his much anticipated jobs bill. "We ...

Sheila Burrell obituary

A striking stage presence for more than 60 years and a familiar face on TV Sheila Burrell, who has died aged 89 after a long illness, was a cousin of Laurence Olivier, and a similarly distinctive and ...

Sheila Burrell obituary

A striking stage presence for more than 60 years and a familiar face on TV Sheila Burrell, who has died aged 89 after a long illness, was a cousin of Laurence Olivier, and a similarly distinctive and ...

McM Expo Manchester Comic Con Preview

Finally, the north of England has a Comic Con of its very own, and next weekend (July 30th) sees the inaugural McM Expo event at Manchester Central, with a veritable smorgasbord of geek-tastic content ...

Nicholas Selby obituary

A familiar face on TV and a stage actor at the cutting edge Nicholas Selby, who has died aged 85, was, in many ways, the archetypal supporting actor: dependable, grave and imposing while emitting a ...

Greta Van Susteren Has Near Death Experience Holding Up Massive Tax Code

How did you celebrate tax day? Greta Van Susteren decided to haul out the tax code in an attempt to understand just how the rules work, except the entirety of the tax code appears several feet long ...

Stossel, Cavuto, Napolitano and more FBNers cover the State of the Union

John Stossel, Neil Cavuto, Judge Andrew Napolitano: The Fbn crew post mortem's President Obama's State of the Union airs Tuesday January 25. But will we hear from the ladies of Fbn? Tracy Byrnes, Liz ...

Graham Crowden obituary

Actor with great stage presence who found his metier in comic and satirical roles There was something extra-terrestrial about the character actor Graham Crowden, who has died aged 87 – a mix of the ...

Their Best Role: Peter O'Toole

Their Best Role: Peter O'Toole Peter O'Toole is instantly recognizable by his stage-trained voice and immaculate diction, regal bearing, and piercing blue eyes. Known mostly, if not primarily, for his role in David Lean's (Passage ...

Strawdog Completes Its 21st Season W/ Barnes' Red Noses

Strawdog Theatre Company completes their 21st season with Peter Barnes' dark comedy "Red Noses," directed by House Theatre's Matt Hawkins. In Barnes' 1985 Olivier Award-winning play, the Black Plague ...