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Exhibition at Royal Opera House telling stories behind the Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Behind the great spectacle of the Olympic Games lie many a human tale of personal triumph and inspirational achievements -- and the Royal Opera House and ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was named the best film, while Michel ... Read more...

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‘The Artist’ wins top honours at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) The black-and-white silent movie "The Artist" swept away top honours at the Orange British Academy Film Awards - it was was named the year's best film, ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wins best actress trophy at BAFTA


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep won the best actress trophy for playing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" at the the Orange British Academy ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor thrilled about BAFTA


February 8th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor, who is set for his third outing at the prestigious BAFTA ceremony, says he is extremely delighted to be part ... Read more...

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Clooney gets challenged for wrestling match


February 7th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has been challenged for a wrestling match by Muppet character Miss Piggy at the British Academy of Film and Telivision Arts (BAFTA) Awards ... Read more...

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George Michael sings for Elton John’s charity


November 8th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer George Michael organised a star-studded charity bash to help raise funds for veteran singer Elton John's charitable organisation.The "Careless Whisper" singer took to the ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s family may sue Royal Opera House for ’sleazy’ opera


February 19th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Late model Anna Nicole Smith's family are considering taking legal action against the Royal Opera House over a production on the model's tragic life, which has been termed ... Read more...

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Harry Potter franchise to be honoured at this year’s BAFTA awards


February 4th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): The Harry Potter movies will be honoured at this year's BAFTA awards with an outstanding British contribution to cinema prize, it has emerged.According to the organizers, Potter author ... Read more...

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‘Black Swan’ prompts fans to contact Royal Ballet to see Portman


January 30th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Natalie Portman's portrayal of ballerina Nina in the psychological thriller 'Black Swan', directed by Darren Aronofsky, has prompted fans to contact Royal Ballet to enquire when the actress ... Read more...

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‘Anna Nicole’ set to be most X-rated opera ever?


January 24th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): An opera, based on the life of late model Anna Nicole Smith, could just be the most X-rated opera ever seen in the Royal Opera House, with its ... Read more...

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Joan Sutherland dies at the age of 83 years


October 11th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan Sutherland has died at the age of 83 years.Joan who was known among her fans as “La Stupenda”. The record label of the Australian star ... Read more...

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Penguin announces Man Booker finalists


September 8th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Penguin-Books India Wednesday announced three of its titles were shortlisted for the Man Booker prize 2010. The titles are "The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson, "Parrot and ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton named woman of the year at GQ awards


September 8th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 08 (ANI): British Actress Gemma Arterton has been named woman of the year at the GQ Men of the Year Awards, which was held at the Royal Opera House ... Read more...

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David Cameron pokes fun at Wayne Rooney while picking GQ award


September 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): UK Prime Minister David Cameron took a jovial swipe at Wayne Rooney while collecting a gong at the GQ Men of the Year awards.Sir David Frost presented ... Read more...

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Chennai theater gets Spanish facelift


August 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By A.O. Arun KannanChennai, Aug 6 (ANI): A cinema theater in Chennai has transformed its interiors into a Spanish royal opera house in order to ... Read more...

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Princess Di’s dress fetches record price at auction


June 9th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 9 (IANS) The low-cut black taffeta dress that transformed Lady Diana Spencer from a demure girl to fashion icon Princess Di has fetched 192,000 pounds at an auction. ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood’s new girlfriend thrashes him


March 27th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 27 (ANI): Ronnie Wood and his new Brazilian girlfriend Ana Araujo got involved in a row, after the rocker got drunk, it has emerged.The guitarist was reportedly left with a ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones star gets beaten by girlfriend


March 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) English rock band Rolling Stones member Ronnie Wood's Brazilian girlfriend gave him a black eye and a fat lip after discovering he had hit the bottle behind her ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s life now in an opera!


March 11th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Late Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith's life story is being made into an opera. The troubled model, who died aged 39 in 2007 after an accidental overdose of ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s life to turn into opera


March 11th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 11 (Pen Men at Work): Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith’s life is going to turn into an opera, which will be staged at the Royal Opera House, one of UK’s ... Read more...

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‘Anna Nicole’ Opera Would Premiere Next Year


March 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar London, March 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) From a Stripper to a famous playboy model and actress, the late Anna Nicole Smith lived a life of activity and after her sudden death ... Read more...

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Royal Opera House to stage premiere on Anna Nicole Smith’s life


March 11th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): The Royal Opera House (ROH) is set to stage an opera about the life of former Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith, who died in 2007.According to the ... Read more...

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Placido Domingo undergoes colon cancer surgery


March 9th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Opera singer Placido Domingo has undergone surgery for colon cancer, revealed a spokesman.The crooner had a cancerous polyp removed last week at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York ... Read more...

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Colin Firth almost turned down BAFTA winning role


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Colin Firth had nearly refused to sign up for the role in 'A Single Man' that has won him the best actor award at the BAFTAs.He thanked the ... Read more...

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Britain’s Carey Mulligan wins best actress at BAFTA (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (DPA) Britain's up-and-coming star Carey Mulligan won the best actress category at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) Sunday in London, where Kathryn Bigelow scooped up the best ... Read more...

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‘The Hurt Locker’ awarded best film at BAFTA


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (DPA) Iraq war drama "The Hurt Locker" swept to success at the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs) Sunday in London with director Kathryn Bigelow also winning the best director ... Read more...

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Prince William to present BAFTAS’ lifetime achievement award


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 16 (ANI): Prince William is set to mingle with Hollywood heavyweights when he presents a lifetime achievement trophy at the British Academy Film Awards, the Baftas.The 27-year-old royal is ... Read more...

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‘Avatar’ bags eight BAFTA nominations


January 21st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron's 3-D sci-fi epic "Avatar" has received eight nominations at the upcoming British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2010 Thursday. The Sam Worthington ... Read more...

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Avatar, An Education, The Hurt Locker bag top Bafta nominations


January 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 21 (ANI): Avatar, An Education and The Hurt have each bagged top nominations at the upcoming Bafta Film Awards.The films will be up against Up In The Air and Precious: ... Read more...

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Sting, wife want to ‘open up opera’


September 30th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Sting wants to popularise opera among his fans and hopes to attract more admires with his latest release, Twin Spirits, where he and wife Trudie Styler narrate the ... Read more...

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‘Take That’ among winners of GQ Men Of The Year Awards


September 9th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): Brit pop band 'Take That' won the award for Best Band at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.Gary ... Read more...

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New Royal Opera House production - ‘The Twitter Opera’


August 11th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): In a bid to make opera accessible to the masses, the Royal Opera House is producing an opera composed entirely of "tweets" from the social networking website Twitter. ... Read more...

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Parthenogenesis- Sadly, human male counterparts can never be threatened life form


June 16th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
Ever wondered how hammerhead and blacktip sharks, Komodo Dragons, rotifers like shrimps, threatened species daphnia reproduce? Here's the answer to your question- Parthenogenesis. This process of reproduction involves development of eggs without ... Read more...

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Nine Asian women declared winners of Asian Achievement awards


May 21st, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): Nine British women of Asian origin have been declared winners of the Asian Women of Achievement Awards for the year 2009.Businesswoman Vin Murria, who set up a foundation ... Read more...

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