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Production house under fire for naming ugly sisters as ‘Beatrice and Eugenie’


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A production house has come under fire in the United Kingdom for naming two ugly sisters as Beatrice and Eugenie. In a Cinderella production playing at the ... Read more...

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McKellen wants pantomime comeback


August 26th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Veteran actor Sir Ian McKellen has revealed that he would like to star in another pantomime following his celebrated turn in "Aladdin"."I would like to do ... Read more...

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‘Are You Being Served?’ star Trevor Bannister dies aged 76


April 16th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): British television star Trevor Bannister - who played ladies' man Lucas in 'Are You Being Served?' - has died aged 76.His brother, John Bannister confirmed that the actor ... Read more...

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Is Lily Allen being lined up for the ‘X Factor’?


March 4th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): British pop singer Lily Allen is apparently in secret talks to replace Simon Cowell on the 'X Factor' judging panel in a megabucks deal.Big fan Cowell has told ... Read more...

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I was more afraid of being raped than shot, says female war correspondent


February 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): A day after it was emerged that CBS correspondent Lara Logan was sexually assaulted while covering the Egyptian protests, another female war correspondent has exposed life on the ... Read more...

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Lost Shakespearean play to return on stage after 200 yrs


January 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): 'Double Falsehood', a controversial lost play by Shakespeare will be shown at the National Theatre for the first time since the 18th century.The inclusion of the play in ... Read more...

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‘Lost’ Shakespeare play to be shown on stage again


January 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) "Double Falsehood", a Shakespearean play, reportedly lost after it was last played in 1793, is to be staged again.The play will be held by the Mokitagrit Theatre ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson left shaken by stalker


January 4th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson was left terrified after a crazy stalker confronted her on a train.Anderson was followed along a platform by the young man at Liverpool ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson’s train terror over fan arrest


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Liverpool, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pamela Anderson got scared on Sunday in Liverpool when a fan tried to board the same coach that she was taking to London. She was ... Read more...

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‘Lord of the Rings’ star Billy Boyd ties the knot


December 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Billy Boyd, best known as Pippin the Hobbit in 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, exchanged vows with his long-time sweetheart Ali McKinnon in Glasgow, Scotland on Wednesday.Rather than ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff to debut in British panto as Captain Hook


October 27th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff, is all set to make his debut in a British pantomine after being signed to star as evil Captain Hook in Peter Pan. ... Read more...

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Kylie Minogue tells Dannii ‘to end feud with Sharon Osbourne’


October 4th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 4 (ANI): Kylie Minogue has told her sister Dannii to get over her long-going feud with her nemesis Sharon Osbourne.The fight started on Simon Cowell's British talent show 'The ... Read more...

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Like humans, Orang-utans too can perform “pantomimes”


August 11th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 11 (ANI): Orang-utans have been caught on camera performing "pantomimes", behaviours that are exclusive to humans.Non-human great apes such as orang-utans and chimpanzees were already known to display meaningful gestures. ... Read more...

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No reality TV for Leona Lewis


July 6th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Leona Lewis has vowed not to return to reality TV.The 2006 X Factor winner said she would rather die than participate in shows like 'Big Brother' and ... Read more...

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Pammie to revive her genie role in panto ‘Aladdin’


June 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Pamela Anderson is all set to revive her genie role in pantomime 'Aladdin' in Liverpool.The Baywatch beauty will work her magic as the Genie of the Lamp, ... Read more...

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Reid showered with bottles and bananas!


June 1st, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Cage fighter Alex Reid claims he has been showered with bottles and bananas while walking down a street. "There were boos when I entered, but I thought: I can ... Read more...

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Disneyland comes up with talking Mickey Mouse meet-and-greet character


May 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, May 7 (ANI): American theme park Disneyland is testing a groundbreaking Mickey Mouse meet-and-greet character that talks to visitors while posing for photos.According to Walt Disney Imagineering officials, the talking ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson wants to move to London


April 13th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Hollywood actress Pamela Anderson is house hunting in London because she enjoyed her stay so much. "She loves it in England and is looking at buying two houses, one ... Read more...

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After drugs, Winehouse becomes addicted to undies!


January 6th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Move over drugs, as Amy Winehouse has now turned her attention to sexy knickers.The 26-year-old has reportedly splashed out 3,000 pounds a time on scanties, reports The ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson vows to take pantomime to America


January 5th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson has vowed to take pantomime to America for British citizens there. The actress had such a blast during her festive stint in "Aladdin" ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse on course to release new album


January 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Popstar Amy Winehouse is set to release a new album after writing a host of new songs over the festive period.The Back to Black hitmaker said she ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse ‘collapses at home’


December 28th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Amy Winehouse is said to be suffering from nervous exhaustion after she collapsed at her house in Barnet, North London.A doctor was reportedly called out over Christmas ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse ‘assaults theatre boss during Christmas show’


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 22 (ANI): Amy Winehouse assaulted a theatre boss at a Christmas show for kids, it has emerged.The singer may be booked for kicking the man in the groin after ... Read more...

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Pammie makes her panto debut


December 16th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Pamela Anderson has made her pantomime debut as the Genie of the Lamp.The ex-Playboy babe's outfit for her appearance in Aladdin at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London ... Read more...

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Pammie ‘axes debut pantomime performances’


December 11th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has cancelled her debut pantomime performances over unspecified "issues", it has emerged.The stunner was expected to start her two-week stint as the Genie ... Read more...

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Coach Flower finds it sad when fans boo greats like Ponting, KP


December 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Dec.1 (ANI): England cricket team coach Andy Flower has said that it saddens him when he sees fans and spectators booing great players like Australia's Ricky Ponting and ... Read more...

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‘Tarts’ drama group changes name after sexist complaints


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): An amateur dramatics group, known as the Tipton Amateur Repertory Theatre Society, had to change its abbreviated name 'Tarts', after critics deemed it sexist.The society has put on ... Read more...

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Pammie wants to walk down the aisle again!


October 16th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): After getting divorced from Tommy Lee and Kid Rock, annulling marriage to Rick Salomon, Pamela Anderson says she wants to walk down the aisle again.At the 6th Annual ... Read more...

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Pammie to play Genie in Aladdin pantomime


October 15th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 15 (ANI): Pamela Anderson will play the role of Genie in a pantomime production of Aladdin in London.The former Baywatch star will perform her two-week spell around Christmas at the ... Read more...

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Queen of drag Danny La Rue passes away at 81


June 2nd, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Danny La Rue, the world-class cabaret entertainer, stage legend and gay icon, died on Sunday night at his home in Kent. He was 81."Danny died peacefully in his ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell denies claims of slave labour on his TV shows


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has denied that contestants on his reality TV shows are being treated unfairly and paid poorly.Cowell, who hosts the show American Idol, insisted ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson wants to star in Brit panto


January 27th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Singer Jessica Simpson is keen to do a British pantomime.It seems that shes been persuaded by her Major Movie Star co-star Steve Guttenberg, who made several appearances ... Read more...

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Sharon Osbourne eyes Dancing With The Stars appearance


January 15th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): Sharon Osbourne is considering giving her legs a workout by participating in the U.K. version of hit reality show Dancing With The Stars.The former X Factor judge ... Read more...

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Jade Goody responding well to cancer treatment


December 22nd, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) British reality TV star Jade Goody is responding well to her latest cancer treatment, doctors have revealed. Consultants at the Royal Marsden here are delighted by her progress ... Read more...

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Brit bride gets her real-life fairytale wedding!


July 19th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 19 (ANI): Brit Sam Carpenter certainly had a fairytale wedding, what with her dressed as Cinderella, the groom as Prince Charming and the vicar as the Bishop from ... Read more...

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