Monday, September 23, 2019

HISTORIC MOVIE STUDIO SAVED FROM WRECKING BALL

July 18, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Britain’s famed Twickenham Studios has been saved. Twickenham — where such films as the Beatles’ Help and A Hard Day’s Night were filmed (as well as such classics as The Private Life of Henry VIII, Alfie, The Italian Job (1969), Blade Runner, A Fish Called Wanda, An American Werewolf in London, Interview with the Vampire […]

CONCERT FOR THE QUEEN BIGGEST SHOW OF 2012 IN U.K.

June 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

TV coverage of the first day of 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations on Sunday may have been blasted by numerous commentators, but the second day — featuring a memorable pop music concert at Buckingham Palace — received mostly praise, with several writers noting that the absence of 91-year-old Prince Phillip from the affair (he […]

HEATHER MILLS DENIES SHE GAVE PIERS MORGAN VOICEMAIL TAPES

February 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Heather Mills, the ex-wife of Paul McCartney, has denied that she ever provided recordings of her telephone messages from McCartney to Piers Morgan or any other journalist. Mills, testifying before the British panel looking into journalistic ethics in the U.K., appeared to contradict a statement by the CNN host in his own testimony (via satellite) […]

MCCARTNEY TO TALK TO SCOTLAND YARD ABOUT HACKING

August 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Paul McCartney said on Thursday that he plans to meet with Scotland Yard following allegations by ex-wife Heather Mills that a voicemail from McCartney while they were in the throes of breaking up had been hacked by a reporter working for the London Daily Mirror. Speaking via satellite from Cincinnati to the Television Critics Association […]

PIERS MORGAN LASHES BACK AT HEATHER MILLS

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CNN host Piers Morgan has responded angrily to remarks made by Heather Mills, the ex-wife of Paul McCartney, implicating him in the widening telephone-hacking scandal in the U.K. On Wednesday, Mills said in an interview with the BBC that she had been contacted in 2001 by a journalist — not Morgan — working for newspaper […]

PIERS MORGAN GOES ON THE ATTACK

July 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Piers Morgan took to Twitter on Wednesday to denounce those who have accused him of authorizing telephone hacking and using other illegal methods to obtain stories while he was editor of London’s News of the World and the Daily Mail. Calling his critics “liars, druggie ex-bankrupts, and con-men,” Morgan maintained in a statement, “I have […]