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Friday, July 12, 2024

Shakespeare: The Man Who Pays the Rent by Judi Dench review – a class act by Fiona Sturges

Ripe language and impish humour abound as Barbara Flynn reads the actor’s entertaining recollections of seven decades on stage – and Dench herself recites excerpts from the Bard Anyone w…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42AM
Friday, December 8, 2023

Making It So by Patrick Stewart audiobook review – from Shakespeare to stardom by Fiona Sturges

The actor narrates his remarkable journey from a difficult childhood in West Yorkshire to finding fame in Hollywood In Making It So, the actor Patrick Stewart chronicles his working-class c…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:42AM
Saturday, August 26, 2023

Comedian London Hughes: ‘I made more money in one year in America than my whole life in Britain’ by Fiona Sturges

Fed up with the white boys’ club of British standup, a one-way ticket to LA finally brought fame to the ‘comedy Beyoncé’. Now she has written a memoir detailing her rise from bullied …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:43AM
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Don’t Think, Dear by Alice Robb review – the beauty and cruelty of ballet by Fiona Sturges

A former student at the School of American Ballet dissects an art form that too often plays host to obsession and bullying When Alice Robb was little, she wanted more than anything to be a b…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:00AM
Friday, September 9, 2022

Rising to the Surface by Lenny Henry review – the breakthrough years by Fiona Sturges

In the second instalment of his memoir, the comedian reflects the fame and frustration that came with hitting the big time When the comic and actor Lenny Henry attended the first writers’ …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:37AM
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Bill Pullman: ‘The term late bloomer sounds an awful lot like loser’ by Fiona Sturges

The Independence Day star landed his first major role in his 30s, but has since made up for lost time. Now he’s heading to the stage in a furious satire. He talks about family, fame and ho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:33PM
Friday, October 8, 2021

Ballerina Georgina Pazcoguin: ‘We owe it to younger dancers not to stay silent’ by Fiona Sturges

In her new memoir, New York City Ballet’s first Asian-American soloist speaks out about racism and sexual bullying in ballet. Now she wants to overhaul the industry from within When Georgi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:24AM

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