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Dallas TV star Ken Kercheval dies aged 83

Image copyright Getty Images/Bobby BankImage caption Kercheval was best known for playing oil tycoon Cliff Barnes on the popular soap opera Ken Kercheval, an actor who played oil tycoon Cliff Barnes in the popular soap opera Dallas, has died at age 83. A spokeswoman at Frist Funeral Home in Kercheval’s hometown of Clinton, Indiana, confirmed […]

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Charity ‘Sunshine’ Tillemann-Dick: Opera singer with transplanted lungs dies

Image copyright Facebook, courtesy of Charity Tillemann-DickImage caption Charity Tilleman-Dick performed on stages across the world Charity “Sunshine” Tillemann-Dick, a venerated American opera singer who survived two double lung transplants, has died at age 35. Tillemann-Dick was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension in 2004, forcing her to undergo two emergency lung transplants needed to save her […]

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Stephen Frears ‘to adapt’ Quiz play for ITV

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Frears (left) will direct Quiz, based on the ‘coughing scandal’ involving former army Major Charles Ingram (right) Stephen Frears is to direct a forthcoming adaptation of James Graham’s Quiz for ITV, the BBC understands. The acclaimed director has been approached by independent television production company Left Bank Pictures. Twice Oscar-nominated […]

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Pink stops posting images of her children online

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Pink was honoured with the outstanding contribution prize at the Brit Awards earlier this year Pop star Pink won’t post any more pictures of her children on social media after receiving a backlash for previous posts. The singer told The Ellen Show she had received “rude, mean-spirited” comments after she […]

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Avengers: Endgame – what we know so far

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Brie Larson and a Captain Marvel impersonator at the Avengers: Endgame premiere The purple carpet was rolled out for the star-studded Avengers cast in Los Angeles on Monday at the premiere of Endgame. The latest Marvel movie is the last in their epic 22 film series; the industry’s highest-grossing franchise […]