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11-Year-Old's Opera Debuts In Vienna

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"Conductor Simon Rattle declared he was 'absolutely bowled over' when he first saw her perform, but it was Stephen Fry who first speculated that Deutscher could be this generation’s Mozart, after watching a video of her performing on YouTube. However, it is not a comparison that the 11-year-old is particularly keen on."

Forget the gold bikini. For people with mental illness Carrie Fisher was a queen | Hannah Jane Parkinson

I’ve never seen Star Wars but discovering Fisher through Stephen Fry’s documentary on manic depression immediately made me feel less alone I’ll let you in on a secret: I have never seen any of the Star Wars films. Perhaps more egregious still: I have zero desire to see any of the Star Wars films. Show More Summary

Christmas: Listen to Stephen Fry Read The Night before Christmas – Video

As we wind down for the Christmas holiday weekend, we thought it’d be fun to share this rendition of The Night Before Christmas read by Stephen Fry. Such a soothing voice! Happy Christmas! The post Christmas: Listen to Stephen Fry Read The Night before Christmas – Video appeared first on

Stephen Fry to play Goering in opera singer biopic

Pre-production news from a British film on the fascinating life of Margery Booth, an English opera singer who stayed loyal to her roots in Nazi Germany: Stephen Fry is down to play Hermann Goering. Lesley Garrett will cover the singing voice of Wigan-born Margery Booth. More here.  

‘Harry Potter’ Stars’ Sunglasses up for grabs in in charity appeal

You could own Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Robbie Coltrane, Dawn French, Zoe Wanamaker or Stephen Fry’s glasses, if you bid in an Specs Appeal’s charity auction! Until the 5th December, bidding is open on more than 120 celebrity sunglasses for Specs Appeal, which will help the charity’s work in helping blind people to see again, and more!

The British music streaming startup backed by Stephen Fry and Robbie Williams is finally launching a product

Electric Jukebox, the British music device that you plug into your television to stream music without a subscription, is finally being released. The device was first announced at a press conference in London on October 14, 2015. At the time CEO Rob Lewis said the £169 device would be released in time for Christmas. The Electric Jukebox never arrived. Show More Summary

BAFTA Film Awards Changes Venue For 2017; Stephen Fry Returns As Host

EXCLUSIVE: After months of speculation, the British Academy of Film and Television Awards has confirmed it is moving its EE BAFTA Film Awards to London's iconic Royal Albert Hall for 2017. It will mark the first time the event has been held there since 1997, when the Film and Television Awards were given jointly at the same ceremony. Show More Summary

Exploring the BBC Archive: In Their Own Words Margaret Thatcher, Stephen Fry, Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney

The “In Their Own Words” series of audios from the BBC is a fantastic series of audio recordings.  Each CD presents a collection of interviews from different subjects over a period of years.  They enable listeners a glimpse deeper into...Show More Summary

Stephen Fry to Return to 'Bones' for Final Season as Gordon Wyatt

Another familiar face will be returning to Bones for one last time! It was recently announced that Betty White would return to the show and Eddie McClintock shared in early September that he would reprise his role as Sully. Now, according to TV Line, a new actor has signed on to revisit Bones. Stephen Fry will return to Bones as Gordon Wyatt for season 12.

Deep Fried Offshore

Stephen worked for an Initech that sold specialized hardware: high-performance, high-throughput systems for complex data processing tasks in the enterprise world, sold at exorbitant enterprise prices. Once deployed, these systems were...Show More Summary

Stephen Fry: I Hate Dance! (A Meditation – A Rant, Really – Against Moving)

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Directed, choreographed and performed by the US dancer and filmmaker Jo Roy, the result is a delightfully charged piece of performance art that’s utterly engaging, whichever side of the dance divide you tap your feet.

On The Rituals Of Writers: New Books, Burnt Offerings, and Fried Zucchini

3 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Rob Hart's third novel is out today. It touches on ritual, which got him thinking about rituals. So he asked authors—from Lidia Yuknavitch to Stephen Graham Jones to Irvine Welsh—to share their own. Column by Rob Hart Twelve years ago, I visited a hostel in the Georgia woods. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry!

Today (24th August) marks the birthday of our very own Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, as well as Harry Potter audiobook reader, Stephen Fry! J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to wish them a happy birthday: Happy birthday to 3 wonderful people: @stephenfry, @HelenMilburn and Rupert Grint! ????? — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) 24 August 2016 Stephen Fry more!

Atheist Stephen Fry confronts God

5 months agoHumor / odd :

Interviewed by Gay Byrne for a program called The Meaning of Life, Stephen Fry shared what he would say to God if Fry met him at the gates of heaven. Bryne: Suppose it's all true, and you walk up to the pearly gates, and are confronted by God. Show More Summary

"Offends Millennials" Is the Least Bad Thing About Joel McHale and Stephen Fry's New Sitcom

5 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

A tiff broke out at a panel for the upcoming CBS sitcom "The Great Indoors" when a reporter in attendance objected to the show's portrayal of Millennials as easily offended. That's the show's hook, you see: "Millennials, with their social...

The Great Indoors Creator Defends Show's Depiction of Millennials

The Great Indoors stars Joel McHale as an adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine Outdoor Limits, now relegated to oversee a group millennials by its publisher Roland (Stephen Fry). So naturally, when the cast and creators went in front of the Television Critics Association for their summer tour ... Read More > Other Links From Joel McHale The Great Indoors

The Only Upside to Donald Trump’s Candidacy Is Stephen Colbert Back in Top Angry, Political Form, So at Least There’s That

Whether you’re eating fried chicken in a private jet or enjoying Wagyu beef in the subway, everyone can agree: Political Stephen Colbert is the best Stephen Colbert. The Late Show host took the opportunity to tap dance all over Donald Trump’s week in public gaffes with his signature biting wit, ... More »

A Second Compilation of Stephen Fry’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here's another great compilation of Stephen Fry's best arguments and comebacks.

Rory MacDonald vs Stephen Thompson staredown pic from UFC Ottawa weigh ins

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 89 weigh in event, which took place earlier today (Fri., June 17, 2016) inside TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. For complete UFC "Ottawa"...Show More Summary

Bayreuth teams up with Murdoch to screen Ring

7 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

It has been announced today that this summer’s Ring will be screened by Sky Arts HD in Germany, Austria, the UK, Ireland and Italy. The transmission will be over the July 30-31 weekend in the UK and Ireland. Stephen Fry will present. No chance of Rupert appearing as Alberich.

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