Friday, 13 February 2015

Jeremy Paxman to lead jury in Trial of Macbeth with Christopher Eccleston.

Jeremy Paxman is to trade broadcasting for acting in an upcoming London production.
The former Newsnight host will appear as the head juror in Trial of Macbeth, a one-off event from the Shakespeare Schools Festival.

Newsnight, Jeremy Paxman

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Jeremy Paxman

Christopher Eccleston at the World Premiere of Thor: Dark World, at the Odeon Leicester Square, London.

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Christopher Eccleston

Christopher Eccleston stars as Macbeth, while Haydn Gwynne will play Lady Macbeth.
The courtroom drama will focus on the case of whether Macbeth murdered King Duncan. Witness statements will be written by Jonathan Myerson.
SSF creative director Dominic Fitch said that the QCs "won't reveal their lines of questioning until the night - just like a real trial".

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Christopher Eccleston Hates Doctor Who So Much… He Helped With This Whovian Wedding Proposal

This, Eccleston haters, is going to screw up your worldview so much that I doubt you’ll even be able to sleep tonight. You’ll be conflicted; you’ll realise finally that actually, you know nothing, and have understood less, about why Christopher Eccleston left Doctor Who, and his feelings about fans.

All you have to do is hit play above, and see how the actor quite happily helped out some fans he only just met to spring a surprise wedding proposal.

THIS is a nice guy. THIS is a fellow who took time out of his own personal, social time with his partner to help out some Doctor Who fans. THIS is the Doctor.

We ain’t gonna tell you how you should feel about this. You tell us…