Entertainment News Archive - August 06, 2008

Puppet Show: Children have worked alongside professional actors to create sketches and scenes themed on the environment. A week-long summer arts and drama project took place at St Margaret Ward Catholic School and Arts College in Little Chell Lane, Tunstall.

The coolest party in town is heading back to Plymouth Pavilions. If you're fed up with the summer rain, let it snow - because it's Christmas with the Rat Pack again.

German filmmakers have been aboard the Brixham heritage trawler Vigilance working on the latest Rosemunde Pilcher adaptation. The West Country author has a phenomenal fan base in Germany and her work Tides of Love is currently being filmed in the port by a German TV company.

Comedian Freddie Starr is to perform in Lincoln. The entertainer will bring his show to the city's Theatre Royal on Saturday, October 11. Starr, who has been labelled "the king of controversial comedy", began his career in show business as a singer in the 1960s.

Oh the pressure, oh the tension... the stress and pain... and that was just watching Celebrity Masterchef. Here's a recipe for you, take one weak programme idea, stir in a huge budget and realise you have a weak programme idea with a huge budget.

By Douglas Williams A FAREWELL concert paying tribute to 20 years of service by musical director Roger Wills ended with presentations to one of Cornwall's top conductors and musicians.

LOS ANGELES - Christina Applegate is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, but the disease was caught early and the actress is expected to fully recover, her publicist said.

By Bill Lynch The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame will announce its second group of inductees at 10:30 a.m. today in Great Hall of the West Virginia Cultural Center.

American Idols Live The "American Idols Live!" concert at Mellon Arena felt like a personal concert given by friends -- the kind you see on television for months, and feel like you know personally.

By Chuck Barney If you can think back that far, you might recall a character in "Heroes" who possessed the ability to wipe away instantly the memories from human brains. It's a power producers and writers of the show probably wish they could deploy on some fans.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]