For bookworms and classic movie buffs, the notion of a London park will forever conjure up images of Mary Poppins with the Banks children in tow.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2019
As everyone’s favourite nanny returns to screens, UK children’s laureate Lauren Child talks to Hannah Stephenson about the iconic character’s reboot
Wed, 12 Dec, 2018
Exactly what moral principle is upheld by keeping an accused man offscreen is not easy to deduce, writes Terry Prone
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Here's your morning news bulletin.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Vanessa Redgrave, Nathalie Baye, Kerry Fox, Ross Noble, Anna Friel, and Ben Wheatley are among the stars joining Irish talents Jack Reynor, Moe Dunford, Cillian Murphy, John Butler, and Aiden Gillen on the red carpet.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2017
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At 83 and with an incredible career behind her, Petula Clark isn’t standing still. She’s even recorded a new album, writes Lorraine Wylie
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
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Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
Julie Andrews is teaming up with the Jim Henson Workshop to bring a new puppet show to Netflix.
Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
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We recently reported on that a sequel to Mary Poppins was in the works, with Disney putting together a live action musical under Chicago director Rob Marshall.
Sprt, action and drama - here's the best TV to watch today.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
Once upon a time, a survey found most Irish children under five prefer reading and bedtime stories to watching TV, and that over half of Irish parents begin reading to their kids before they are six months old.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2015
Having shot to fame in Misfits and Love/Hate, Robert Sheehan returns to Ireland as a rapidly rising Hollywood star, writes Padraic Killeen.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
MUSIC NEWS: Reginald D Hunter’s series, Songs of the South, is essential viewing for music fans tomorrow night (BBC Two, 9pm), and this second episode is all the more attractive because it is followed by a new documentary on James Brown.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2015
The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival 2015 runs from the 19th to the 29th of March 2015, and its time to get with the announcements.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
Looking for plans for the weekend? Here’s a list of what’s on and where.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Not a move endorsed by Julie Andrews, never mind rehearsed on the training field under the watchful eye of Joe Schmidt, but let’s start at the very end, writes Enda McEvoy.
Mon, 10 Nov, 2014
Mick Jagger "could be a eunuch", one half of Grace Kelly’s face was "like a bull calf" and Elizabeth Taylor was vulgar and unladylike.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
Your spoiler-free guide to what’s good on the box tonight.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
Here’s our quick rundown of what’s new in Irish cinemas today.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
Jackie Chan is writing a musical based on his life.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2013
A Glee-style California-based music troupe has left some good vibrations buzzing in the heart of West Cork.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
Dick Van Dyke admits he still gets flak for his attempt at a cockney accent in Mary Poppins.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
Mary Poppins star Julie Andrews has been dropping in on scientists developing artificial vocal cords that might one day restore her voice.
Tue, 21 Aug, 2012
AN AURAL and visual treat is what director Bryan Flynn is promising audiences with his production of The Sound of Music at the Cork Opera House.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2012
Al Pacino is set to make his animated film debut in 'Despicable Me 2'.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2012
The Marilyn Monroe dress that flirted revealingly with a gust of New York subway air in The Seven Year Itch fetched $4.6m at a Los Angeles auction of film memorabilia.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2011
Film star Debbie Reynolds is selling off her collection of memorabilia associated with some of Hollywood's biggest stars.
Fri, 17 Jun, 2011
Gemma Arterton has signed up to star in Agatha Christie's 'Crooked House'.
Mon, 16 May, 2011
The show's creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that the 28-year-old actress Anne Hathaway will make an appearance – after she approached him looking for a role, suggesting she could play the lesbian aunt of Chris Colfer’s character Kurt.
Mon, 17 Jan, 2011
One of the seven von Trapp children who inspired the film 'The Sound of Music' has died aged 97.
Wed, 29 Dec, 2010
BLAKE Edwards, the director and writer known for clever dialogue, and belly-laugh gags in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 10, and the Pink Panther farces, has died aged 88.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
Russell Brand turned up at the European premiere of his new film, 'Despicable Me' - only to duck out before the film even started.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2010
Derek Thompson (Dwayne Johnson) is a veteran ice hockey player who has acquired the nickname of Tooth Fairy because of his aggressive play, which frequently deprives rival players of their dental work.
Fri, 17 Sep, 2010
MARY POPPINS-STYLE nannies are being introduced in Ireland in a bid to rescue cash-strapped, overworked parents.
Fri, 23 Jul, 2010
Sad to say that one of the funniest and best loved of the recent spate of animated classics is running out of steam … it’s still delivering fun and adventure but not in enough quantity to suggest it has much more to offer.
Thu, 01 Jul, 2010
Cameron Diaz wishes she had given Fiona in ‘Shrek’ a British accent.
Thu, 20 May, 2010
Julie Andrews has promised concert-goers they will not feel “shortchanged” by her performing comeback which will see the legend return to the UK stage for the first time in 30 years.
Tue, 22 Dec, 2009
Keira Knightley has been confirmed as the lead in ‘My Fair Lady’.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2009
Uma Thurman has landed a role in the forthcoming big screen adaptation of the Eloise children's stories.
Sun, 20 Apr, 2008
Veteran singer/actor Robert Goulet has died at the age of 73.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of The Sound Of Music opens in the West End tonight.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2006
Australian actress Nicole Kidman will work to advance women’s rights around the globe in her new role as a goodwill ambassador for the UN.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2006
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