3 items from 2013
• Peter O'Toole: last of the 60s hellraisers
• Peter O'Toole: a career in clips
Katharine Hepburn, his consort in The Lion in Winter (1968), once told Peter O'Toole that he was profligate with his talent as an actor. But perhaps O'Toole's metier was always risk. Even in Lawrence of Arabia (1962), when he was not quite 30, he looked like an elegant wreck, dipped in suntan, his eyes full of fever. O'Toole, who has died aged 81, made his height, his giddy conviction and his theatricality hold that epic together. He was a freed bird in white robes, yet he shuddered like a schoolboy at the thought of torture.
Was O'Toole a great actor? Some said so – not least those who watched him grow up at the Bristol Old Vic in the 1950s. »
- David Thomson
There’s a very interesting and major BBC drama on the way that’s set against the iconic backdrop of the War of the Roses. The White Queen is a major new ten hour adaptation of Philippa Gregory’s vivid bestselling historical novel series The Cousin’s War for BBC One.
The White Queen is set to be the thrilling story of the women caught up in the on-going conflict for the throne – they are some of the most ruthless players in history and will stop at nothing to support their own causes and those of the ones they love. The drama airs on Sunday, June 16th at 9pm, on BBC One.
We’ve got the image above from the BBC but also scroll down below for a few stills and with more to come! Check out the brand new episode one clip below:
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- Dan Bullock
Tonight’s episode of “Merlin,” “The Disir,” is going to be a real doozy for King Arthur, who learns a less on the hard way, thanks to his making some soothsayers angry. Here’s what you can expect from tonight’s episode: In the inky depths of an ancient pool, three soothsayers known as The Disir (played by Frances Tomelty, Sian Thomas, Helen Schlesinger) cast a dark judgment upon the king of Camelot. But despite Merlin’s warnings, headstrong Arthur refuses to take their words seriously, and their fury rains down on Camelot. Only the greatest sacrifice can appease them, and with the kingdom in jeopardy, is it one that Arthur is prepared to [ Read More ]
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3 items from 2013
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