Kenneth Tynan

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Name: Kenneth Tynan
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 1 reports

Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criterion Collection

Violent, blood-soaked and filled with nudity, Roman Polanski's 1971 film version of "Macbeth" was intended to be a cinematic jolt -- a raw, realistic portrayal of medieval power plays that would be worlds away from the genteel restraint typically accorded ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 35 mins ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

What is it like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary?

Spare a thought for the one-hit wonder; the early achiever; the Infant Phenomenon; the enfant terrible who never quite became an adulte terrible. Offer your sympathy to the creative artists whom the Muse visited when they were 25 or 30, but never came ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Sandy Wilson

was a composer and lyricist whose frothy musical,The Boy Friend, broke West End records in the 1950s Sandy Wilson,the composer and lyricist, who has died aged 90, was best known for The Boy Friend (1953), a frothy and highly enjoyable musical tribute ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tennessee Williams’ biographer, John Lahr, to speak at Steppenwolf

John Lahr, the longtime New Yorker writer and theater critic, has penned a massive new biography — “Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh.” He will be in Chicago to talk about the book at Steppenwolf Theatre, joing artistic director Martha ... [Published Voices - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Elsbeth Juda

was a photographer who captured the drama of Fifties fashions and the twilight of Winston Churchill Elsbeth Juda, who has died aged 102, was a fashion photographer, design consultant, artist and collector. She was also one half of a devoted and glamorous ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Roger Mayne

was a photographer who captured the street urchins and squalor of poverty-ridden post-war London Roger Mayne, who has died aged 85, was a photographer who captured the squalor and spectacle of Southam Street, a pocket of North Kensington that was to become ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 15 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Rik Mayall's genius was one-off

Even if Rik Mayall had done nothing after The Young Ones, his name would endure, says Dominic Cavendish "To be famous young and to make fame last – the secret of combining the two is glandular: it depends on energy." So run the opening lines of a tribute ... [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Jun 08 2014 - Updated Jun 08 2014 - 1 reports

Richard Ingrams: 'I have lots of enemies, some of them enduring'

Once, in Fawlty Towers, Basil and Manuel were trying to hide a corpse in the hotel. They rushed into a room carrying the body, only to find a guest called Mr Ingrams sitting on the bed and blowing up an inflatable sex doll. They made their excuses and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 08 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

Charles Marowitz

was a provocative director of British avant-garde theatre of the 1960s who played fast and loose with Shakespeare Charles Marowitz, the American-born theatre director and playwright who has died aged 80, was a key figure, with Kenneth Tynan and Peter ... [Published Telegraph - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Best Shakespeare productions: what's your favourite Richard II?

Kenneth Tynan once referred to "an embarrassment of Richards". And so many fine actors have played the lead role, it's difficult to pick out a personal favourite. I'd start, however, with a game-changing production. John Barton in 1973 had the brilliant ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]

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Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth' revisited by Criteri... [Published Los Angeles Times - 35 mins ago]
What is it like to peak too soon and go on to l... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Tennessee Williams’ biographer, John Lahr, to s... [Published Voices - Aug 27 2014]
Sandy Wilson [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
Sandy Wilson obituary [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 27 2014]
Elsbeth Juda [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
Roger Mayne [Published Telegraph - Jun 15 2014]
Rik Mayall's genius was one-off [Published Telegraph - Jun 10 2014]
Richard Ingrams: 'I have lots of enemies, some ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 08 2014]
Charles Marowitz [Published Telegraph - May 08 2014]
Best Shakespeare productions: what's your favou... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
Kenneth Tynan on The Lovers: 'The three stars s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 14 2014]
Dreamy misfit who loved 'bravura acting' [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 17 2013]
Peter O'Toole [Published Telegraph - Dec 15 2013]
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