Paul Newman

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The Badulla cricket ground in Sri Lanka where the ghost match was supposed to have been staged. Photograph: Facebook

Late last June, while the world was at a standstill, two teams walked out on to the cricket field in the little city of Badulla, high in the Sri Lanka(...)

“The followers of Jesus were all over the place that first Easter morning, confused, uncertain, astonished, disbelieving, but that gives authenticity to what would follow.” Photograph: Getty Images

This Joyful Eastertide, an Easter Carol much loved by church musicians is, perhaps, less well known to people iThinking Anew – Not an end but a joyful(...)

Rosemary Smith trains at Silverstone for the RAC British Grand Prix,  July 1967. Photograph:  Mike McLaren/Central press/Hulton Archive/Getty

Rosemary Smith marvelled at the liveried trucks and cars gleaming in the sunshine at the Circuit Paul Ricard just outside the French city of Marseille(...)

Jerry Seinfeld, photographed via FaceTime in the photographer’s home. Photograph: Daniel Arnold/New York Times

IN A WIDE-RANGING INTERVIEW FROM HIS HOME QUARANTINE, THE COMEDIAN TALKS ABOUT LOCKDOWN, COVID-19 COMEDY, HIS NEW NETFLIX SPECIAL, AND WHY HE IS IS(...)

American actor Kirk Douglas in 1955. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty

Kirk Douglas Born: December 9th, 1916 Died: February 5th, 2020 Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving movie stars from Hollywood’s golden age, whose(...)

Ever since Brad Pitt bared his chest in Thelma & Louise, his work has been undervalued. Illustration: Justin Metz/NYT

THE HOLLYWOOD STAR’S GOOD LOOKS MAKE US FAR TOO DISMISSIVE OF HIS TALENT. AFTER PICKING UP A BAFTA IN LONDON ON SUNDAY, HE DESERVES TO WIN A SECOND(...)

Go to Rally School Ireland in Monaghan to sample sideways action in classic Escorts, Subarus and even a Nissan 350Z police car.

It used to be said that the best present to buy someone you didn’t like was a €10 voucher for a Bentley. . . Well, we can do substantially better than(...)

Paul Newman, left, as Butch Cassidy, and Robert Redford, as the Sundance Kid, appear in the final shootout scene in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

It remains an oddity that two of the most successful US westerns ever emerged in a year when the genre looked to be dead in its boots. Sam Peckinpah’s(...)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Robert Redford and Paul Newman on set. Photograph:  20th Century Fox/Getty

“The horse is dead.” It’s the middle of a tense scene in the 1969 smash Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The town sheriff is attempting to round u(...)

Donal McCann: You just need to know that he was here. And he was remarkable

I never saw Diego Maradona play football. I never saw Nijinsky dance. And I never saw Miles Davis play the horn. But baby, I saw Donal McCann act. S(...)

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