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Tim Curry had stroke last July, says agent

Tim Curry had stroke last July, says agent

LOS ANGELES, May 24 (UPI) -- Tim Curry's agent told USA Today the British actor suffered a stroke in July but is now doing "very well."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, April 19, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 19, 2012.
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Bates, Curry join 'Alice' cast

Bates, Curry join 'Alice' cast

NEW YORK, June 9 (UPI) -- Kathy Bates, Tim Curry and Colm Meany have joined the cast of "Alice," a four-hour TV movie being shot in Vancouver, SCI FI said.
'Rocky Horror' creator not part of remake

'Rocky Horror' creator not part of remake

LONDON, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- "The Rocky Horror Show" creator Richard O'Brien says he is not involved in a planned remake of the movie adaptation of his 1973 British stage musical.
'Rocky Horror' set for remake

'Rocky Horror' set for remake

LONDON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- A remake of the 1975 cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" reportedly is to be co-financed by Sky Movies in England and MTV in the United States.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2008.
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Blues guitarist takes successful risk

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 25 (UPI) -- A chart-topping album has showed American blues artist Joe Bonamassa that risks pay off.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, April 19, 2007.
By United Press International

'Spamalot' romps in Olivier nominations

LONDON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- The musicals "Spamalot" and "Sunday in the Park with George" both took multiple nominations for the Laurence Olivier Awards in London.

Monty Python's 'Spamalot' opens in London

LONDON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- The iconic comedy troupe, Monty Python's Flying Circus, reunited in London for the West End premiere of the musical "Spamalot."

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, April 19, the 109th day of 2006 with 256 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for April 17-23, 2006.
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'Spamalot' to get new king

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- British actor Simon Russell Beale has signed on to replace Tim Curry as King Arthur in the Broadway musical, "Monty Python's Spamalot."

'Office' star lands role in pigeon pic

NEW YORK, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- British comedian Ricky Gervais says he was pleased filmmakers asked him to play a fat, smelly pigeon in the new animated film "Valiant."

Spamalot stars missalot of shows

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Two of the stars of Broadway's "Spamalot" have reportedly incurred the wrath of director Mike Nichols for missing too many shows.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, April 19, the 109th day of 2005 with 256 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, April 19, the 109th day of 2005 with 256 to follow.
By United Press International

Jim Carrey voices 'Snicket' video game

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Jim Carrey will appear in the video game tie-in for "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Monty Python's 'Spamalot' set for Chicago

CHICAGO, July 8 (UPI) -- "Monty Python's Spamalot," based on the irreverent 1975 film, is set to open in Chicago with "Frasier" star David Hyde Pierce headlining the musical. The show, based on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," will make its pre-Broadway debut Dec. 21 at the Chi

The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 19, the 110th day of 2004 with 256 to follow.

'The Producers' found its British stars

LONDON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Richard Dreyfuss and Lee Evans have been cast in the lead roles for the British production of "The Producers," the Tony award-winning Broadway play.

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

The weekly UPI Today in Music package for April 19-25.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2003 with 256 to follow.
By United Press International

Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the late Alexis Korner of Blues Incorporated, who was born in 1928; Animals keyboardist Alan Price and Larry Ramos of the Association, both in 1942 (age 61)...
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