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"Toilet Hamlet" opens in West End

Funny story: "Toilet Hamlet" opens in West End

It is the career "break" that stage actors have been dreaming about. Finally, a major theatrical production opened this week in London's West End featuring toilets on stage for the actors to use during the performance. "Most plays are absolute hel...

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Doc Rivers as Hamlet: Heading to Broadway?

After a half dozen seasons as understudy to Rajon Rondo, the veteran coach Doc Rivers is ready to take his own version of Hamlet: Prince of the NBA on the road. Fans are expected to pay big bucks to hear Rivers recite the famous soliloquy: "To Cl...

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Kate Middleton could be the face of new 2p coin

Funny story: Kate Middleton could be the face of new 2p coin

London - Royal Mint sources have denied it's all a bit of parody on the famous Hamlet soliloquy opening lines from Act III, Scene 1. But the forging of a new 2p coin bearing La Middleton's face could provide a useful national distraction as EU lea...

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Noel Gallagher has nervous breakdown after watching Hamlet

Funny story: Noel Gallagher has nervous breakdown after watching Hamlet

Oasis star Noel Gallagher is receiving treatment in hospital for a nervous breakdown after watching a performance of Hamlet at London's Wyndham theatre. Doctors say Gallagher couldn't understand much of what was going on in the play, and he found...

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'Dr Hamlet and the Daleks' opens in London to rave reviews

Funny story: 'Dr Hamlet and the Daleks' opens in London to rave reviews

In a radical reworking of Shakespeare's play Hamlet, theatre director Sir Henry Dumdowne cast television actor Jude Tennant as Hamlet, and added a more modern touch to the tragedy about the Prince of Denmark. Hamlet now speaks his famous 'To Be Or...

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Hamlet makes maiden speech In Commons

Funny story: Hamlet makes maiden speech In Commons

Hamlet was today elected MP in the Elsinore South by-election, and here is his maiden speech: 'To claim or not to claim, that is the question; Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous newspapers, Or to take meals in a sea of top-class restaurants, And by overeating, end their entire kitchen supplies. To swill, to drink, Plenty more, and by a sleep we h...

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Will Smith to star as Hamlet

Funny story: Will Smith to star as Hamlet

American actor Will Smith is to star as Hamlet, in a film version of the Shakespeare play which will be directed by Quentin Tarantino. This represents a change of direction, as previously Smith has appeared in such lighthearted films as 'Men In Black...

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David Tennant Mobbed At Stratford Hamlet

Funny story: David Tennant Mobbed At Stratford Hamlet

David Tennant, the Doctor Who actor, was given a rousing reception and mobbed by fans yesterday at the Courtyard Theatre in Stratford, where he is appearing in the RSC production of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

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Mr Oliver Dear - The View from My Window

The world's most anxious man, Mr Oliver Dear from local Hamlet Chutney-on-Frinton has been awarded the title of the World's Most Anxious Man. The aptly named man is our new regular contributor. Read the dispatches from the front line of his life.

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