Tue, 03 Mar, 2020
The haunting persistence of anti-semitism is what fuels Shakespeare’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’. A book on Shylock, its main character, offers an adroit slant on modern Judaism by a master literary stylist, writes Mary Leland.
Sat, 23 Apr, 2016
CAN I borrow your pen?” asked the man in the bank queue. I tensed visibly. Searching my pockets for another pen, I realised that I had to give him the one I was hiding. My good pen.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
Peter O’Toole never won an Oscar despite eight nominations. However, in 2003 he was given an honorary award for his body of work.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2013
Actor Peter O’Toole, who achieved stardom in the Oscar-winning epic Lawrence Of Arabia, has died at the age of 81, his agent has confirmed.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2013
Al Pacino is joining forces with filmmaker Michael Radford for their second shot at Shakespeare - a big screen adaptation of 'King Lear'.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
SO Peter O’Toole wryly contemplates his eighth Oscar nomination. For my part, I am of an age and was sufficiently star-struck to have followed his career play-by-play and film-by-film from the 1950s.
Thu, 01 Feb, 2007
ISRAELI Defence Minister Amir Peretz yesterday created a committee to investigate Israel’s conduct during the 34-day fight against Hezbollah following growing criticism of ministers and generals.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2006
FIRST Veteran: I served with John Kerry.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2004
Al Pacino launched his big screen version of The Merchant of Venice today and called for more of Shakespeare’s plays to be given the movie treatment.
Sat, 04 Sep, 2004
Al Pacino was bringing Shakespeare’s merchant to Venice for the world’s oldest film festival today, while Johnny Depp took inspiration from another literary icon, Peter Pan.
As the Venice Film Festival gets underway today, organisers are hitching their stars to director Steven Spielberg – just the man, they hope, to inspire Hollywood moguls and prize-hunting artists alike during 11 days of glitz and film magic.
Wed, 01 Sep, 2004
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