| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Tintin" are in the theaters now, but newly released DVDs make it possible to look at how these 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" and "Tintin" have been handled in the past....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:41 PM
For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work...
| Jun 5, 2011
First published in 1974, John le Carré's "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" (Penguin: 400 pp., $16) deals with the quest to ferret out a double agent within the highest levels of the British secret service. The novel's plot weaves together a backward-...
| Jun 7, 2011
During the writing of an early draft of "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," recalls John le Carré in an introduction to his classic spy novel, now reissued by Penguin Books along with a selection of his other works, he was banging his head against the wall....
| Jul 4, 2011
| 8:18 PM
HAMPTON — Long before his audacious victories during the Civil War Robert E. Lee was sent to Fort Wool, a manmade island in the middle of Hampton Roads, to battle against the elements.
He wasn't entirely successful back in the 1830s according to...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:03 AM
By Willie Waffle on December 18, 2011 10:34 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)I had a chance to sit down with Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson to talk about their new movie, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. We talk about the movie, the challenge of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Many people consider the 1979 miniseries made from John le Carre's “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” to be the best adaptation of his work. Alec Guinness' George Smiley in that version (and later reprised in a second miniseries) has been...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Hartford Stage’s upcoming 49th season — and its first chosen by its new artistic director Darko Tresnjak — will begin a new Shakespearean tradition, present an Ibsen classic, feature an overlooked Beth Henley play and premiere two...
| Jan 17, 2009
John Mortimer, a British lawyer and writer who created the character Horace Rumpole, a disheveled barrister memorably featured in the popular television series "Rumpole of the Bailey," died Friday at his home in Oxfordshire, England. He was 85.
| Feb 19, 2008
| 5:54 PM
Gender-bender acting has been going on since the earliest days of theater, when women were forbidden to appear on stage and female roles were played by men. And many a famous performer has attempted to play someone of the opposite sex. Katharine Hepburn...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Jude Law is likely to contend at the Tony Awards for his triumph in the title role of "Hamlet." The two-time Oscar nominee was cheered by the critics for leading this transfer of the acclaimed Donmar Warehouse production. Law would be the third actor...