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  • Anne Barton dies at 80; Shakespearean scholar took holistic approach

    Anne Barton dies at 80; Shakespearean scholar took holistic approach
    Anne Barton, one of the 20th century's foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England. She was 80. Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity College, announced her death but gave no...
  • English town will change name to King's Landing for 'Game of Thrones'

    English town will change name to King's Landing for 'Game of Thrones'
    Westeros may not be anyone's ideal place to live, but one town in rural England is giving it a shot. For one week at least. The historic town of Kings Langley, located in the county of Hertfordshire just outside of London, is changing its name to "King'...
  • Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice

    Shakespeare scholar Anne Barton dies at 80, a graceful, expert voice
    Anne Barton, one of the 20th century’s foremost Shakespeare scholars, died Monday in Cambridge, England.  She was 80 years old. The announcement was made by Cambridge University, where she was an emeritus professor of English and fellow of Trinity...
  • Christopher Plummer is comfortable with his writers' bloc

     Christopher Plummer is comfortable with his writers' bloc
    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...
  • Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl

    Another royal baby! William's cousin Zara Phillips has a girl
    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...
  • England: 'Downton Abbey' lovers, see TV show's estate and village

    England: 'Downton Abbey' lovers, see TV show's estate and village
    Tours of Highclere Castle near Newbury, England, have been in hot demand since the blockbuster "Downton Abbey" PBS series cast it as Lord Grantham's gorgeous estate. With the TV show now in its fourth season, fans may be eager to see more "Downton"...
  • Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar

    Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar
    He was tall, lean and handsome, with vivid blue eyes and a distinctive voice that film critic David Thomson once likened to "a rapier that has been used to stir the cream." Peter O'Toole, who donned flowing white robes and rode a camel to movie...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    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...
  • Highclere Castle in Newbury, England information

    If you go GETTING THERE From LAX, Aeroflot, Air New Zealand, Air Canada, American, British, Delta, Lufthansa, Swiss and Virgin Atlantic offer nonstop service to London. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $733, including all taxes and fees. Newbury...
  • Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'

    Under the spell of Highclere Castle and 'Downton Abbey'
    NEWBURY, England — He is a farmer, she says, and she is a farmer's wife. They are active in their community. She writes a bit on the side, her writing room only recently having been wired for electricity. On my recent visit to her home, she was...
  • Learning the ropes — somewhat reluctantly — in Chatham, England

    Learning the ropes — somewhat reluctantly — in Chatham, England
    CHATHAM, England — Rope making? Eye rolling. But I was so wrong. I didn't come to Chatham, about 30 miles southeast of London, to find out how to make rope. I came in search of Trixie, Jenny and Chummy — or at least the hangouts of these...