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2011-07-08 09:00:00

MASTERPIECE on PBS/BBC COPRODUCTION TO AIR DURING DICKENS BICENTENNIAL BOSTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gillian Anderson will star in the iconic role of Miss Havisham in a bold new adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations.

2011-04-06 02:13:00

CANNES, France, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DQE, the global entertainment production and distribution company today announced the signing of a co-production agreement with France based Method Animation for a new 3D HD series 'Robin Hood - Mischief in Sherwood' targeted at children aged 6-9 years. The Robin Hood production will comprise 52 episodes of 11 minutes each as a 3D stereoscopic CGI series and has an estimated global production budget of EUR8.5m.

2010-07-01 06:35:00

OBERLIN, Ohio, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When Jack Dawkins, the character known as The Artful Dodger in Charles Dickens' classic "Oliver Twist," is deported to the United States, readers are left with no further information about his whereabouts or circumstance.

2010-04-30 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VisitBritain, the national tourist office for England, Scotland and Wales, invites travelers to visit the British sites that set the stage for this year's epic action-adventure from director Ridley Scott, Robin Hood, starring Oscar-winners® Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett, in theaters May 14, 2010.

2010-04-12 17:19:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures announced today the launch of its "Robin Hood: Lionhearts" program, a cause-based initiative designed to reward those who dedicate their time to change the world ...

2009-07-06 07:01:55

The British TV series Robin Hood has been canceled after three seasons due to low ratings, the BBC announced. The show's title character, as well as his nemesis, the sheriff of Nottingham, were killed off during a showdown in the weekend's Season 3 finale. Jonas Armstrong, the hero's portrayer had previously said he intended to leave the show after the third season so he could tackle other roles.

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2009-03-18 11:41:41

The series finale of the 1970s-set, sci-fi New York cop drama Life on Mars is scheduled to air next month, ABC announced. The U.S. adaptation of the popular British television show stars Jason O'Mara, Harvey Keitel, Michael Imperioli, Gretchen Mol and Jonathan Murphy.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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