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  • London Theater Review: 'Versailles'

    "Old-fashioned" is most often a derogatory term, but it can also mean traditionally well-crafted. That's definitely the case with "Versailles," Peter Gill's highly articulate, leisurely yet absorbing new play about the English, class and politics. Set...
  • Travel books: Tracking the origins of English

    Travel books: Tracking the origins of English
    "Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain" Oxford University Press, $24.95 The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs U2, his way into our hearts

     
    Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres might have taken down Twitter with the star-studded selfie she snapped during Sunday night's Academy Awards […]...
  • Feature Film Company Relaunches as Production, Finance Company

    LONDON -- Mick Southworth and Martin McCabe have relaunched the Feature Film Company, which was formerly a distributor in the U.K., as a production, finance and consultancy company. Omeira Partners, the company's funding partner, is providing a...
  • The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think

    The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think
    The Swiss are represented in men's tennis at this year's BNP Paribas Open by Stanislas Wawrinka and that other guy. Wawrinka won the recent Australian Open and is now No. 3 in the world rankings. The other guy becomes Mr. Avis in Switzerland now, and as...
  • 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' 'Merrily We Roll Along' Lead Olivier Noms

    LONDON -- Musical "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along" lead the Olivier Awards race with seven noms each. They are followed by "Once," "The Book of Mormon" and "The Scottsboro Boys," each...
  • George Saunders wins first-ever Folio Prize

    George Saunders' short story collection "Tenth of December" was named the winner of the first-ever Folio Prize in London on Monday. The prize is worth more than $65,000. Lavinia Greenlaw, chairwoman of the judges, said: "George Saunders’ stories...
  • Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs

    Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs
    NEW YORK -- Saajid Badat had been through all the training, from firing weapons while riding a motorcycle to watching dogs and rabbits, trapped under glass, die slow, agonizing deaths as he learned poisoning techniques.    He had laughed with other Al...
  • Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books

    Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.   So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...
  • Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'

    Marcel Theroux's 'Strange Bodies' eerily updates 'Frankenstein'
    Marcel Theroux takes identity theft to a new level in "Strange Bodies," a literary science fiction novel as entertaining as it is thought-provoking and disturbing. The author of four previous novels, Theroux was a finalist for both the National Book Award...
  • George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes

    George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes
    George Blagden couldn't help himself. The "Vikings" star was so happy to finally be part of a giant fight scene in the show's second season he just let loose. "The director screams 'cut' on the megaphone and [there's] silence in the forest—apart...