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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013.
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Rupert Grint to make his West End debut in 'Mojo'

Rupert Grint to make his West End debut in 'Mojo'

LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- British actor Rupert Grint is to make his West End debut in a revival of Jez Butterworth's "Mojo" this fall, the dark comedy's producers announced.
Nichols to direct Craig and Weisz in Broadway play 'Betrayal'

Nichols to direct Craig and Weisz in Broadway play 'Betrayal'

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- Married British film stars Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz are to co-star with Rafe Spall on Broadway in Harold Pinter's "Betrayal," producers announced Friday.
'X-Men' co-stars McKellen and Stewart to share Broadway stage

'X-Men' co-stars McKellen and Stewart to share Broadway stage

NEW YORK, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- "X-Men" cast members Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart are heading to Broadway to star in "No Man's Land" and "Waiting for Godot," producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012.
By United Press International

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.
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List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Literature winners:

Gambon mourns death of playwright Pinter

LONDON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Irish actor Michael Gambon has called British playwright Harold Pinter, who died of cancer this week, a "god" for actors.

Nobel Prize winner Pinter dead at 78

LONDON, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- British playwright Harold Pinter, whose works earned him a Nobel Prize in Literature in 2005, has died at the age of 78, his agent confirmed Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007.
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Robert Symonds, stage screen actor, dies

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Robert Symonds, veteran theater, film and television actor, has died in Los Angeles from complications of prostate cancer at the age of 80.

EU faulted in Darfur violence

BERLIN, March 24 (UPI) -- Europe's literati denounced the nations of the European Union for failing to bring about peace in the Sudan's war-torn Darfur region. In a letter to 27 EU leaders gathered in Berlin for a weekend of events celebrating the single market that began 50 years

Blair held liable for traumatized troops

LONDON, March 11 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been blamed for a lack of appropriate mental health care for stressed troops, the Independent on Sunday said. An open letter published in the newspaper said that the British government had not offered adequate care to

Royal Court to explore middle-class issues

LONDON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- London's Royal Court Theater, admitting its selection of poverty-themed plays may turn off people, rewrote its mission statement to be more "middle class."

France honors British playwright

LONDON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- British playwright Harold Pinter has received the Legion d'Honneur, one of France's highest awards.

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UPI almanacs for Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006.
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Branagh tabbed to head 'Sleuth' remake

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- When the film production of "Sleuth" begins in London next year, actor-director Kenneth Branagh will be at the helm of the long-awaited cinematic remake.

Jude Law plans to remake 'Sleuth'

LONDON, July 4 (UPI) -- British film stars Jude Law and Michael Caine are reportedly making plans to remake Caine's classic thriller "Sleuth."

Palestinian play to open in New York

NEW YORK, June 22 (UPI) -- "My Name Is Rachel Corrie," a solo performance about an American demonstrator killed by an Israeli bulldozer in the Gaza Strip, has found a New York venue.

'Harry Potter' author No.1 in Britain

LONDON, June 8 (UPI) -- "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling has been named the greatest living British writer in a poll conducted by The Book Magazine.

Rebel rabbi wins top vote in Britain

LONDON, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Jews in Britain have voted a controversial 85-year-old rabbi from Manchester as the greatest member of their community.
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