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  1. Film4 Chief Tessa Ross to Step Down

    6:42 am 3/26/2014

    The head of Channel 4's drama unit and film division leaves to oversee administration at Britain's National Theatre, alongside incoming artistic director Rufus Norris.Read more

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  2. Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in 'Hamlet' on U.K. Stage

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    The "Sherlock" actor will portray the iconic Shakespeare character in the British capital in 2015.Read more

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  3. Fatal Attraction: Theater Review

    6:00 pm 3/24/2014

    The 1987 infidelity thriller that starred Glenn Close as the psycho with a perm and Michael Douglas as the remorseful philanderer becomes a stage play in London, with Natascha McElhone, Mark Bazeley and Kristin Davis.Read more

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  4. Gemma Arterton, Stephen Mangan to Host U.K.'s Olivier Awards

    4:05 am 3/21/2014

    The U.K.'s most prestigious stage awards, considered Britain's answer to the Tonys, will be dished out by the former Bond girl and the actor at a ceremony in April.Read more

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  5. Ralph Fiennes Returns to London Stage in 'Man and Superman'

    12:22 pm 3/20/2014

    The Shaw revival will be part of Nicholas Hytner's farewell season at the helm of Britain's National Theatre, alongside Cillian Murphy in Enda Walsh's "Ballyturk," and new plays from David Hare and Tom Stoppard.Read more

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  6. U.K.'s Olivier Awards: Jude Law, Judi Dench, Tom Hiddleston Among Nominees

    4:51 am 3/10/2014

    UPDATED: Warner Bros.-backed musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" is up for seven honors at the British answer to the Tonys, which will be handed out April 13 in London.Read more

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  7. 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' Headed to London's West End

    8:42 am 3/6/2014

    Could the Royal Shakespeare Company and playwright Mike Poulton’s critically acclaimed dramatization of the best-selling Hilary Mantel historical novels be bound for Broadway next?Read more

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  8. Matthew Morrison Plans Return to the Stage in 'Finding Neverland'

    3:02 pm 2/27/2014

    The "Glee" star will play the lead role of "Peter Pan" author J.M. Barrie in a developmental workshop of the long-gestating musical, produced by The Weinstein Co. Read more

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  9. The Full Monty: Theater Review

    6:56 pm 2/25/2014

    Adapting his screenplay for the 1997 Brit hit, Simon Beaufoy has reworked the blue-collar stripper story into a crowd-pleasing stage play, unrelated to the Americanized musical.Read more

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  10. Inside the Legal Battle Over a Lucrative 'Dirty Dancing' Stage Musical (Exclusive)

    8:22 am 2/12/2014

    A blockbuster success couldn't stop an arbitration over global rights to the romance story.Read more

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