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Glenda Jackson Rejected Judi Dench's Bond Role

Glenda Jackson turned down Dame Judi Dench's role in the Bond franchise.The 82-year-old actress has revealed she was offered the chance to star as M in the money-spinning film franchise, but Glenda rejected the role...

Glenda Jackson Keen To Return To The Stage At 80 After Critics' Circle Theatre Awards Success

The Oscar winner, who turned her back on acting in the 1990s to become a politician, won critical acclaim for her role in the revamped Shakespeare play - her first stage appearance in...

Glenda Jackson In Talks To Take King Lear To Broadway

Glenda Jackson is reportedly in talks to star in 'King Lear' on Broadway.The 80-year-old award-winning actress - who plays the role of Lear, traditionally played by a man - made her theatrical comeback last...

Glenda Jackson Returns To The Stage After 25-Year Absence

The 79-year-old star put her acting career on hold in 1990 to take up a career in politics, but she is now set to star as a female King Lear at London's Old...

Glenda Jackson Returns To Acting After 20 Years

Jackson won two Academy Awards for Best Actress in the 1970s for Women in Love and A Touch of Class, but quit stage and screen work in 1992 shortly before she became a...

Glenda Jackson's Margaret Thatcher Rant Shocks Parliament

Double Oscar winner-turned-politician Glenda Jackson stunned colleagues during a special session of parliament on Wednesday (10Apr13) by launching into a bizarre rant about former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.British Members of Parliament (Mps) were called...

Colorful Director Ken Russell Dead At 84

British director Ken Russell, the flamboyant director of such films as Women in Love, The Devils, and The Who's Tommy has died at age 84 of an apparent stroke. Active to the end, he reportedly...

Ken Russell Tributes Pour In Following Death

Tributes have been pouring in for late director Ken Russell, the extrovert British film director who sadly passed away aged 84 on Sunday (November 27th 2011). Russell was known throughout the industry for his thought-provoking...

Razorlight Star To Lobby Parliament Over Poverty

RAZORLIGHT frontman JOHNNY BORRELL has lobbied the British parliament to continue the Live 8 campaign to erase poverty in the developing world. The GOLDEN TOUCH rocker took part in the Make Poverty History and...

New Oscars Book Reveals Julia Almost Passed Out

JULIA ROBERTS almost passed out after winning her Best Actress OSCAR in 2001 and had to be calmed by presenter KEVIN SPACEY, according to a new book. ACADEMY AWARDS historian STEVE POND claims Spacey...

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