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Posted on 4 October 2018 | 10:57 am
How a failed audition for The Commitments
Irish PostHow a failed audition for The Commitments helped The Corrs get their big breakIrish PostTHE CORRS rank among the most successful Irish bands of all time, having sold 40 million albums worldwide across a career spanning three decades. And yet it could have been very different for the Dundalk quartet were it not for Alan Parker's classic ...
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 9:36 am
BMP and CDP head Campaign's best UK agencies
More About AdvertisingBMP and CDP head Campaign's best UK agencies listMore About AdvertisingCDP in its relatively brief heyday was probably just about as good an agency as it's possible to be, hosting a formidable array of talent (Charles Saatchi, David Puttnam, Paul Weiland, Alan Parker to name just four of the best known) under creative ...and more »
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 3:00 am
International smash-hit sensation comes to
Scarborough TodayInternational smash-hit sensation comes to Bridlington SpaScarborough TodayThe show started life as a film directed by Alan Parker and starring Irene Cara as Coco Hernandez. She also sang the title song. Other songs in the score include Out Here on My Own and I Sing the Body Electric. It runs at Bridlington Spa from Monday ...and more »
Posted on 4 October 2018 | 2:18 am
Fame review at New Victoria Theatre, Woking
The StageFame review at New Victoria Theatre, Woking – 'a thrilling and talented young cast'The StageThis stage version of Alan Parker's 1980 film has been kicking around for 30 years now. It bears only a passing resemblance to its source material and only the Oscar-winning title song survives of its score. It remains popular: there have been seven ...
Posted on 3 October 2018 | 7:22 am
Watch: Alison Parker’s Father Vows to
On the heels of Wednesday’s fatal on-air shooting deaths of TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, the father, Alan Parker, spoke with Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly on “The Kelly File” and remembered his daughter along with her ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:43 am
About a dozen county residents rally for
He spoke of U.S.-Iran relations leading to the current situation. Alan Parker, 78, of West Penn Township, said he volunteered to host the event. At least 100 Schuylkill County residents signed the online petition, he said. The front page of the petition ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:12 pm
A ‘Fame’ Screening in Central Park Draws
Directed by Alan Parker, who also made “Midnight Express” (1978) and “Mississippi Burning” (1988), “Fame” starred Anne Meara as a tenderhearted disciplinarian, Irene Cara (who also was a writer of the 1983 Oscar-winning title song “Flashdance
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 4:13 pm
Oscar-winning director Sir Alan Parker
Oscar-winning film director Sir Alan Parker today became the latest celebrity to try to stop proposals to build a new station in Chelsea as part of the proposed Crossrail 2 link. The maker of hits including The Commitments and Bugsy Malone claimed the plan ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 5:50 am
Atherstone sandwich firm fined £60,000
He was ordered to pay £50,513.18 costs after Judge Alan Parker was told that would be covered by the company's insurers. Tim Green, prosecuting on behalf of the HSE, said: "This prosecution arises out of an accident in July 2012 when Jamie Barsby was ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 6:30 pm