‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ Trailer: Annette Bening Plays Gloria Grahame in This Hollywood Story

Hollywood loves stories about old Hollywood, and now a veteran actress is getting a chance to shine in a true tale about an aging movie star. Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool tells the story of the romance between British actor Peter Turner (Jamie Bell) and Oscar-winning actress Gloria Grahame, played here by Annette Bening. While Grahame won a trophy […]

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Hollywood bad girl Gloria Grahame found love

A book covering her career is titled Bad Girl Of Film Noir – she was the bad girl who got involved with the bad guy and usually came to a bad end. Her biography is called Suicide Blonde. It is full of pain. Perhaps only twice in more than 50 movies does she find herself […]

A look at Kenneth Grahame – the author of The Wind In The Willows

GETTY/DARREN BELL The life of the book’s author, Kenneth Grahame, was beset by tragedy The show features (of course) Toad, Ratty, Mole and Badger and maybe even a chorus of weasels. If it’s worth its salt the adaptation for the stage – by Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes – should be a riverbank tale that […]