Entertainment News Archive - August 10, 2008

Will Proudfoot (Bill Milner) is an outcast. His mother Mary (Jessica Hynes) is a member of the Plymouth Brethren, who shields Will from "corrupting influences" such as film, television and the radio.

National Elf SERVICE: Elves are working hard to make sure all the actors about to start filming Northern Soul movie Souled Out are properly decked out in period costume.

A lex Bailey has what many people consider to be a dream job. He travels the world capturing the stars of the film world and sees his work appearing in magazines and newspapers, and on billboards.

A new amateur theatre company will next week be performing a show which hasn't been seen in the South West since 1996. The first production for Apt-Creative, based in Torbay, will be Stephen Sondheim's Passion at the Little Theatre, Torquay, from August 13 to 16.

The dark protector of Gotham city's sky is back to rid the streets of crime! The latest blockbusting movie to hit the cinemas is the sequel to Batman Begins, The Dark Knight. Our secret superhero Bruce Wayne vowed to keep the city safe after seeing his parents taken away at an early age.

Licensing bosses thought about banning the controversial Monty Python film the Life of Brian - but decided against the move. Newly released information shows that the controversial comedy is the only film Lincoln councillors ever considered banning.

A heart attack survivor has backed a television campaign to educate viewers on spotting early symptoms. Tomorrow evening ITV1 viewers will see a two-minute 'ad' showing how to detect the onset of a potentially-fatal attack.

Two of South Devon's most promising young performers are top of the bill in a concert tonight. Hannah Sawle and Amy Payne will be performing 'A Journey Through Musicals' with ex-head of music at Stover and Knowles Hill schools Sheena Strachan at St Mary's Church, Waverley Road, Newton Abbot.

By Richard Ault A Group of school friends have been coaching each other in stage skills as they prepare to perform in Stoke's Top Talent. Thirteen-year-old comedians Cole Dunn and Martyn Baxter made it to the semi-final stage of the competition as well as their friend, singer Jack Eagles.

By MIKE BAKER We were hoping for a good response to our major new campaign, Rock Stars. But the Herald Express' quest to make the next great British rock band has clearly caught the imagination of all budding songwriters out there in music land.

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