Writer Keith Waterhouse dead at 80

LONDON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Keith Waterhouse -- the British novelist, newspaper columnist and playwright -- died Friday at his London home, his family said. He was 80.

Broadway producer Abrahams dead at 88

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Broadway producer Doris Cole Abrahams, known for her work on "Equus" and "Travesties," has died in New York at the age of 88, her daughter Carole says.

Director blames bad health on Madonna

LONDON, July 11 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger blames Madonna's "outrageous" behavior on the set of "The Next Best Thing" as contributing to his heart attack.

Tributes pouring in for John Schlesinger

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 26 (UPI) -- Tributes are pouring in for Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger, who died at a Palm Springs hospital at age 77.

Director Schlesinger dies

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., July 25 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning director John Schlesinger died Friday at a hospital in Palm Springs, Calif. He was 77.