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2014-01-31 08:28:15

Ticket Down (www.ticketdown.com) announces Eddie Izzard is performing at the following venues: Warner Theatre, Forrest Theatre, NJPAC, Wang Theatre, Palace Theatre, Beacon Theatre, Hippodrome, DPAC, Belk Theater, Orpheum Theatre, KY Center Brown Theatre, Procter & Gamble Hall, Palace Theatre, Byham Theater, Detroit Opera House, Murat Theatre, Chicago Theatre, Pabst Theater, Orpheum Theater, Oklahoma Theatre, Arvest Bank Theater Midland, Fabulous Fox Theater, Rose State College & Brady...

2014-01-31 08:24:20

Ticket Down (www.ticketdown.com) announces Eddie Izzard is performing at the following venues: Warner Theatre, Forrest Theatre, NJPAC, Wang Theatre, Palace Theatre, Beacon Theatre, Hippodrome, DPAC, Belk Theater, Orpheum Theatre, KY Center Brown Theatre, Procter & Gamble Hall, Palace Theatre, Byham Theater, Detroit Opera House, Murat Theatre, Chicago Theatre, Pabst Theater, Orpheum Theater, Oklahoma Theatre, Arvest Bank Theater Midland, Fabulous Fox Theater, Rose State College & Brady...

2012-03-01 14:24:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amnesty International today announced its line-up of 35 of the world's most talented comedians and musicians who will stand up for free speech and celebrate 50 years of Amnesty International at the upcoming Secret Policeman's Ball, March 4, 2012 at Radio City Music Hall. Comedians and actors announced today include: Matt Berry, Jimmy Carr, Eddie Izzard, Taran Killam, Rex Lee, Bobby Moynihan, Liam Neeson, Chris O'Dowd, Jay Pharoah, Tim Roth and Burmese...

2010-11-18 05:18:00

LONDON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced the release of 'Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story' on DVD. The DVD features a feature length documentary which shows clips from Eddie's comedy shows, such as 'Dressed to Kill' and 'Sexie', alongside backstage moments as Izzard brainstorms his latest comedy act from scratch. This new Eddie Izzard DVD gives the viewers insight into the much loved comedian's life, and will be available on DVD and from iTunes from 22nd November....

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2009-08-27 11:36:20

Actor and comedian Eddie Izzard will headline a Christmas movie for British television, the BBC said. Izzard, who starred in the TV drama The Riches, as well as the movies Ocean's 13, My Super Ex-Girlfriend and Valkyrie," Wednesday completed his 26th marathon in 31 days for the Sport Relief charity. The BBC said Izzard will be seen this holiday season in writer-director John Hay's The Lost Christmas. He will play a mysterious man who changes the lives of five people one Christmas Eve. The...

2009-08-23 16:59:47

British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard says his decision to run 40 marathons for charity is gaining a lot of attention along the nation's roads. Izzard, who is running 1,000 miles around Britain for the Sport Relief initiative by Comic Relief, told the BBC he has been mostly received warmly with people very willing to donate, and that his celebrity status frequently prompts motorists recognizing him to pull over and give money. In Birkenhead almost every other car was honking, but there's 1...

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2009-02-12 09:11:17

British mother-daughter actresses Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson have been cast in a new TV version of The Day of the Triffids, the BBC said. Also to appear in the two-part adaptation of John Wyndham's classic science fiction story are Dougray Scott, Eddie Izzard, Brian Cox and Jason Priestley. The BBC said production on the miniseries is to wrap in April. Triffids is expected to air on BBC One this year in high-definition. The last TV version of Triffids, starring John Duttine and...

2009-01-01 11:30:09

British comedian Eddie Izzard has performed a stand-up comedy routine at a London hospital for a victim of the Mumbai terror attacks, the victim's father says. Nigel Pike said he initially had written Izzard on behalf of his son, Will, to ask the stand-up comedian if he could write a personal note to his son, an Izzard fan, The Times of London said Thursday. Pike explained to the comedian that Will had been forced to miss an Izzard show after breaking his pelvis, three vertebrae and both his...

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2008-12-26 18:55:00

U.S. director Bryan Singer says he decided not to have the international cast of Valkyrie speak with German accents because it would be distracting. The World War II-set movie about a plot to kill Adolf Hitler stars Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, Northern Irish star Kenneth Branagh and British thespians Eddie Izzard, Bill Nighy, Terence Stamp and Tom Wilkinson. We didn't want that to be what the movie was about, Singer told reporters in New York recently when asked why the German characters in...

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2008-11-26 10:45:00

British comedian and actor Eddie Izzard has joined the cast of director Richard Levine's big-screen drama Every Day, Variety.com reported. The picture marks Levine's feature directorial debut and is about the breakdown of a couple's marriage. Veteran U.S. stage, television and film actor Brian Dennehy has also signed up for a role in the movie, which is being shot in New York and co-stars Liev Schreiber, Helen Hunt and Carla Gugino, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said. Izzard's TV...