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2008-09-02 18:00:18

THE Peak District and Derbyshire has launched a new Movie Map, aimed at movie fans who want to get closer to both the making and the real-life story of Keira Knightley's new film The Duchess.

2008-09-02 18:00:18

CONTROVERSIAL director Nicolas Roeg is to introduce his latest film at the Tyneside Cinema this weekend. Roeg, who turned 80 in August, is regarded as one of Britain's most adventurous film-makers.

2008-09-01 06:00:19

By Interview by Paul Whitelaw MOST writers tend to stick to what they know. After all, sitting still is far more comfortable than stretching yourself into all sorts of unpredictable shapes.

2008-08-31 15:00:31

By CROOT, James MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION (M) Directed by Bille Eltringham * * * Reviewed by James Croot -------------------- Yorkshire, 1968. While the world outside is facing tumultuous change, Bingley housewife Dorothy Ratcliffe (Catherine Tate) sticks to her regular routine of chores.

2008-08-29 03:00:36

By Siobhan Synnot KEIRA Knightley is no stranger to steamy love scenes. But she admits that when you're about to get to grips with another actor, it probably doesn't boost their ego if you are too busy laughing.

2008-08-28 00:00:26

Very occasionally we are treated to something very different on TV which does not spell out sex, violence and bad attitude. The other Sunday evening the BBC showed the Miss Potter film, made in 2006.

2008-08-24 15:00:24

British actress Keira Knightley says the trailer for her new movie, "The Duchess," wrongly invokes a tie to Diana, the late princess of Wales.

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Forbes, Bryan EVER DIRK: THE BOGARDE LETTERS edited by John Coldstream Weidenfeld, Pounds 25, pp.529, ISBN 9780297852414 Pounds 20 (plus Pounds 2.45 p&p) 0870 429 6655 The art of letter-writing being in terminal decline and with precious little romance in emails or mobile-phone texts, this fascinating collection of Dirk Bogarde's letters is a rare gift to those who think nostalgically of a less mechanical way of life.

2008-08-22 00:00:24

By Kaleem Aftab How did the director of 'Bullet Boy' make a Keira Knightley costume drama? Kaleem Aftab explains On paper, the costume drama The Duchess couldn't be any more different from British director Saul Dibb's previous cinematic outing, the urban gun-crime drama Bullet Boy.

2008-08-18 00:00:25

When films stars Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes took up residence at Derby's Kedleston Hall, Victoria Flanagan's chief concern was that they might drop a cup of coffee on the irreplaceable furniture.


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  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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