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‘Stranger Things’ Comparisons and ‘Benny Hill’ Theme: Hugh Grant and Other Stars React to Boris Johnson Resignation

Boris Johnson and his populist approach to politics have long divided people and observers in Britain and beyond. Some celebrities have regularly criticized his style and agenda, including Brexit and immigration policy. So it was no surprise that stars chimed in with their reactions when the 58-year-old confirmed on Thursday that he was stepping down […]

Cannes: Stephen Fry, Channel 4 Board Atticus Films’ LGBTQ+ Doc ‘Willem & Frieda’ (Exclusive)

Stephen Fry has signed on to present Willem & Frieda, a feature documentary telling the story of members of the LGBTQ+ community who worked with the Dutch resistance during World War II. Willem, a gay artist, and Frieda, a lesbian cellist, began forging identity papers for Jews living in the Netherlands under occupation. But when […]

Stephen Fry Narrates ‘Oedipus Rex’ as L.A. Opera Returns

Winning the prize for first post-pandemic indoor stage performance, L.A. Opera will present composer Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex for a single matinee June 6 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The inimitable Stephen Fry — prerecorded at London’s Abbey Road studios — will appear onscreen as the narrator of the production. Based on a 1927 libretto […]

Jacob Dudman, Alistair Petrie, Finty Williams Join Richard Armitage in LGBTQ+ Drama ‘Now & Then’ (Exclusive)

Stephen Fry and Geraldine James are also starring in the film, based on William Corlett's award-winning novel.

Russell T. Davies on AIDS Drama ‘It’s A Sin’: “There’s Genuine Queer Energy Rising Off This Show”

Already a ratings smash in the U.K, the drama about the rise of the AIDS crisis in 1980s Britain — which cast every gay role with a gay actor — now heads to HBO Max.

Stephen Fry, Geraldine James Join Richard Armitage in Brit LGBTQ+ Drama ‘Now & Then’ (Exclusive)

British stage and screen veterans Stephen Fry and Geraldine James are set to join Richard Armitage in the upcoming LGBTQ+ feature Now & Then.

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham to Lead Audio Reading of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

J.K. Rowling and Spotify are bringing Harry Potter back to life. The author and her Wizarding World media company are teaming up with the music streamer to launch an audio recording of the series' first book, 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.'

Coronavirus: U.K. Will Become “Cultural Wasteland” Without Support, Stars Warn

The U.K. will become a "cultural wasteland," warn more than 400 members of the creative community struggling under the coronavirus crisis, including Stephen Fry, Sophie Dahl and Nick Cave.

Tributes Pour in for Terry Jones: “The Complete Renaissance Comedian”

After Terry Jones died Tuesday, tributes poured in from Michael Palin, John Cleese, Stephen Fry and more celebrities.

Stephen Fry, Tina Brown, ‘GoT’ Writers Condemn Political Repression in Russia

British actor Stephen Fry and 'Game of Thrones' writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have joined several dozen international cultural and political VIPs signing an open letter against political repression in Russia.

Stephen Fry Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Fry says he's now "fit and well and happy" after undergoing surgery in January.

BAFTA Awards: Joanna Lumley Replaces Stephen Fry as Host

Fry revealed last week he would be stepping down after hosting the ceremony 12 times.