Oliver Reed

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Daniel Craig: One of his films made $1.1 billion

Sources tell me there is more pointless James Bond speculation in the Daily Mail. I’m betting that somebody off the telly is being lined up for the jo(...)

Johnny Depp: Excellent in ‘Ed Wood’

The grim soap opera that is Johnny Depp’s career – less Dynasty, more a gothic telenovela – took another swerve last week with the publication of a fa(...)

Ilie Nastase in  a Davis Cup tournament. “It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments,” said Serena Williams. “This world has come so far, but yet we have so much further to go.” Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Where have all the old “characters” gone from sport? You know. The sort of men who could smoke 20 fags, shag a Miss World, insult a racial minority, d(...)

They’ve killed the Czar. Hooray!  Terence Stamp in Bitter Harvest

Oh my word. They don’t make properly terrible films on this sort of scale anymore. Encountering this epic monstrosity in the cinema is like coming acr(...)

A photograph from 2015 showing  Sir John Hurt  with his wife Anwen after he was  awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. Photograph: Getty

Sir John Hurt, who has died at the age of 77, can currently be seen playing a Catholic priest, confessor to Jacqueline Kennedy, in Pablo Larrain’s fin(...)

 John Hurt holds the Gold Giraldillo Award as a tribute to his career during the Sevilla European film festival in Seville in  2009. Photograph: Reuters

John Vincent Hurt, actor, born 22 January 1940, died 27 January 2017 Few British actors of recent years have been held in as much affection as John H(...)

1 Grace O’Malley (1530-1603) The Abbey, Clare Island, Co Mayo Pirate queen and warrior princess, clan chieftain and matriarch, Grace O’Malley had (...)

Rob Crouch as Oliver Reed
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Oliver Reed – Wild Thing Pavilion Theatre, Dubli(...)

Rob Crouch as Oliver Reed in Wild Thing.

When Rob Crouch and Mike Davis began developing a one-man show about Oliver Reed, titled Oliver Reed – (...)