David Turpin

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Louise (L) and David Turpin (2nd-R) pleaded guilty to 14 counts of abuse over several decades of their 13 children in a court in California. Photograph: AFP

A California couple who tortured 12 of their 13 children, starving and beating them, depriving them of sleep and sometimes shackling them to their be(...)

Rachel (Charlotte Vega) and Edward (Bill Milner)

There are unmistakable shadows of The Turn of the Screw in Brian O’Malley’s modestly successful ghost story. Working from a script by David Turpin, th(...)

David and Louise Turpin appear in court for a conference about their case in California on  Friday. Photograph: Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/Pool

A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children have pleaded not guilty to new charges of child abuse. Dav(...)

Riverside County District attorney Michael Hestrin speaks during a press conference in Riverside, California, about the charges brought against David and Louise Turpin (photographs displayed), who are accused of holding  their 13  children captive in horrific conditions. Photograph: Frederic J Brown/AFP/Getty Images

The California couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive in the family’s squalid home were charged on Thursday with torture, child abuse an(...)

Louise Anna Turpin and David Allen Turpin, who have been charged with nine counts of torture and child endangerment. Photograph: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department via The New York Times.

Police are still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents’ squalid southern California home, some of them chained to beds u(...)

The parents, David Allen Turpin (57), and Louise Anna Turpin (49), were arrested and each charged with nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment.

A California couple has been charged with torture after police rescued their 13 malnourished children from a home where some of them had been chained(...)

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The biggie: Arctic Monkeys There’s more than a few pairs of ready ears when it comes to Arctic Monkeys’ new album. 2013’s AM found the modern-day sto(...)

Barry Keoghan at the premiere for “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” at the Toronto International Film Festival. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images

Awards season has begun. Okay, that’s not quite true. With next year’s Oscars happening in March we’re still more than six months away from the ceremo(...)

The Late David TurpinSmock Alley Theatre**Oh, boy. When David Turpin announces “I wrote this song about the extermination of the Neanderthals by the H(...)

No finer place
  • Stage
  • September 15, 2013, 13:00

No Earthly EstateThe Fumbally*****By the time Kevin Barry takes to the stage, the audience has been fed and watered and treated to an eclectic array o(...)