| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Steven Berkoff, the British stage and screen actor who was to have appeared in a revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party" at the Geffen Playhouse, said that he left the play after clashing with director William Friedkin.
"The Birthday Party"...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Hold your RSVPs to the Geffen Playhouse's revival of Harold Pinter's "The Birthday Party."
The highly anticipated production, staged by Oscar-winning director William Friedkin, has been abruptly called off only two weeks before its official opening....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:06 PM
When Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell won the best actor Academy Award in 1962 for his role in "Judgment at Nuremberg," he gave a short thank-you speech in which he recalled being questioned by a customs official upon first arriving in the United...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 3:10 PM
A 3-month-old boy was removed from a Littlerock home and a man arrested on federal charges that he produced child pornography with the infant and emailed it to an undercover detective in England, officials said Tuesday.
Robert Dale Schrader, 33, of...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As family trees go, the one created inside Canterbury Cathedral nearly a thousand years ago is pretty impressive.
Monumental stained-glass windows feature nearly life-size figures that represent the ancestors of Christ. The lineup starts with Adam and...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Royal baby fever! Zara Phillips, Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter, has given birth to a girl just six months after Phillip's cousin Prince William welcomed Prince George.
The 16th in line to the British was born Friday at Gloucestershire Royal...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
This is a Christopher Plummer interview without any questions about "The Sound of Music." Not that the veteran stage and screen actor would have minded talking about Captain Von Trapp, but he has more pressing items at hand. His one-man show "A Word or...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
"Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 4:51 AM
LONDON -- Paper or plastic? No, not what kind of bag do you want your purchases in; it's what kind of money you’ll use to pay for them, at least in Britain.
The Bank of England announced Wednesday that, beginning in 2016, it will start issuing...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:17 PM
Composer, teacher and art collector
Henri Lazarof, 81, a prolific composer and teacher who may have been best known for the modern art collection he and his wife amassed, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. The cause was Alzheimer'...