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Wednesday, July 5, 2023

London theatre show’s cake poster falls foul of junk food ad rules by Matthew Weaver

Theatre boss calls TfL decision ‘ridiculous’ after poster found to breach rules aimed at tackling obesity London’s transport network has defended a decision to ban a theatre poster fea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:13AM
Friday, June 10, 2022

Mark Rylance pulls out of three Jerusalem shows after brother’s death by Matthew Weaver

Oscar-winning actor to attend funeral of brother Jonathan Waters who was hit by vehicle in California The Oscar-winning actor Sir Mark Rylance has pulled out of three performances of the Wes…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:37PM
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Choreographer killed himself after sexual misconduct claims, inquest hears by Matthew Weaver and Agency

Liam Scarlett, 35, was suspended from Royal Ballet in 2019 over allegations and died in April 2021 A former Royal Ballet choreographer killed himself after feeling “humiliation” over all…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18PM
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

UK performers raise alarm as Brexit deal threatens EU touring by Matthew Weaver

Actors, musicians and comedians sign petition urging Britain to negotiate free culture work permit Actors, musicians and comedians have reacted with alarm to provisions in the Brexit trade d…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:58AM
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Jonathan Miller, writer and director, dies aged 85 by Matthew Weaver

Polymath also had career in medicine and was member of Beyond the Fringe comedy team Jonathan Miller, the writer, theatre and opera director, and member of the Beyond the Fringe comedy team,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:18AM
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Kevin Spacey: Old Vic accused of ignoring sexual misconduct allegations by Mark Brown and Matthew Weaver

Numerous stories emerge saying London theatre paid no heed to allegations of groping and inappropriate sexual behaviour by the actorActors and former staff at the Old Vic have accused the th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:12PM
Friday, December 20, 2013

Apollo theatre collapse: investigation begins into why roof caved in by Matthew Weaver

Witnesses say West End theatre was gripped by 'chaos and panic' as ceiling collapsed 45 minutes into playSeven people are being treated for serious injuries following the collapse of a ceili…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:17AM
Monday, January 3, 2011

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies by Matthew Weaver

Oscar nominee dies peacefully in hospital at age of 64 after long struggle with cancerThe actor Pete Postlethwaite has died at the age of 64. Friends said he passed away peacefully in hospit…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:25AM

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