LONDON For sale: bed. Definitely slept in. Seven-figure price tag.

Adventurous art collectors with deep pockets have the chance to buy British artist Tracey Emin's 'My Bed,' complete with disheveled sheets, empty vodka bottles, cigarette butts and discarded condoms.

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LONDON It's a long way from Middle Earth to 17th-century Massachusetts, but Richard Armitage has made the journey and found a surprising link.

The British actor dwarf warrior Thorin Oakenshield in Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy is now starring at London's Old Vic Theatre as John Proctor, the decent man in a world gone mad in 'The Crucible,' Arthur Miller's modern classic about the Salem witch trials.

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Tuesday, 01 April 2014 16:07

Cambridge buys Scott Antarctic negatives

LONDON Cambridge University has purchased a photographic record of one of Britain's great heroic failures Capt. Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition.

The university's Scott Polar Research Institute said Monday it had raised 275,000 pounds ($458,000) to buy 113 photographic negatives from the journey, which were at risk of being sold abroad.

Published in Adventure
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 22:36

Tributes paid to Peter O'Toole

LONDON World leaders, film critics and Hollywood stars remembered Peter O'Toole on Monday as an actor of towering talent, blue-eyed Irish charm and unfettered hell-raising an icon of a vanished, less strait-laced era of filmmaking.

'There won't be any more like that, will there?' said 73-year-old actor Michael Gambon, who played Dumbledore in several 'Harry Potter' films.

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LONDON - Is any subject too macabre to make a musical?

Not on the evidence of past works including Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd,' about a homicidal barber, and his presidential killer saga 'Assassins.'

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