Oliver Ford Davies

18 Jul 19
The Scottish Sun
JAMES McAvoy has slammed English critic Quintin Letts after he slated “whining Scottish accents” in his review of a theatre show. The Glasgow-born actor, 40, hit out at the review written by Letts for the Sunday Times and branded it “derogatory”. McAvoy blasted criticism of Scots accent Writing a review of Peter Gynt at the National Theatre in London, Letts wrote: “After so much frenzied movement and whizz-bang theatrics, the fruity purr of veteran thesp Oliver Ford Davies as the button moulder brings a welcome calm to proceedings, and relief at last from the whining Scottish accents.” But X-Men star McAvoy blasted the writer’s take on Scottish cast members and urged followers on social media to share his reaction with Letts on social media. And he challenged the Englishman to a “post-show discussion” after one of his shows in the West End later this year. James McAvoy gets lip stitched up in bloody video after Soccer Aid Sharing a video on Instagram, McAvoy said: “Quentin, I would love to have a conversation with you. I’ll be doing a play soon in the West End, at the end of the year. “Maybe we could have a post-show discussion about why you think it’s okay to label the sound of an entire nation in such a derogatory fashion? View this post on Instagram If you’re on twitter would you mind tweeting this video to @thequentinletts ?(NB,he’s not on insta) I’m not on that platform and would like to connect with him if possible. Many thanks. A post shared by James Mcavoy (@jamesmcavoyrealdeal) on Jul 18, 2019 at 4:55am PDT “Where the person with an English accent gets referred to by his name as an individual with fruity superlatives, whereas the people who are whining just get referred to as Scottish. Not as individuals, not as actors, just an entire nation. [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”76″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] “You’re clearly an educated man and I think an intelligent man, I’d love to have a chat with you. Perhaps we could invite people with Scottish accents, people with English accents, the cast of Peter Gynt, perhaps the fruity burrs of Oliver Ford Davies could mediate, that would be fantastic. Do get back to me.” McAvoy is set to star in another Hollywood horror later this year with the release of IT Chapter Two. We told earlier how the star said he was left haunted by killer clown Pennywise during filming for the sequel. [bc_video video_id=”6034780076001″ account_id=”5067014667001″ player_id=”default” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%” caption=”IT Chapter Two – Terrifying trailer for sequel to Stephen King horror with James McAvoy as Bill and Bill Skarsgaard as creepy clown Pennywise”] We pay for your stories and videos! Do you have a story or video for The Scottish Sun? Email us at scoop@thesun.co.uk or call 0141 420 5200  
15 Jul 19
Noticias Ultimas

El cuerpo de un actor que apareció en la comedia de televisión. Seinfeld y el mockumentary Esto es Spinal Tap se ha encontrado en un área remota de Oregon, según las autoridades. Charles Levin, de 70 años, fue reportado como desaparecido de su casa en Grants Pass el 8 de julio después de que su […]

14 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

A woman killed by an electric scooter colliding with a truck in southwest London was identified as the moderator of Youtuber and Channel 4, Emily Hartridge. The 35-year-old, who recorded video online under the name of Emily Hart, died on Friday just after 8:30 am after the incident at Queen's Circus Circuit in Battersea at […]

13 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

Star Trek Actor Stephanie Niznik died at the age of 52. According to diversity, the star – also known for playing neighbor Nina Feenery in the US drama Everwood – reportedly died unexpectedly on 23 June. Niznik, who was born in Maine, started with acting roles in Disappearing son and Murder she wrote before landing […]

13 Jul 19
Nachrichten Welt

Star Trek Schauspieler Stephanie Niznik ist im Alter von 52 Jahren gestorben. Gemäß Vielfalt, der Star – auch bekannt dafür, die Nachbarin Nina Feenery im US-Drama zu spielen Everwood – Berichten zufolge am 23. Juni unerwartet verstorben. Niznik, der in Maine geboren wurde, begann mit kleinen Schauspielrollen in Verschwindender Sohn und Mord, den sie schrieb […]

11 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

Father Ted Star Brendan Grace died at the age of 68 years. The Irish all-rounder, known as Father Fintan Stack in the successful sitcom and schoolboy Bottler, fought lung cancer. Last week, he had to cancel his planned summer tour of Ireland and the UK after being diagnosed with the disease. We tell you what […]

10 Jul 19
News Archives Uk

Actor Rip Torn, whose film roles included Men in Black and Dodgeball, Has died at the age of 88. His publicist Rick Miramontez said: "The star died on Tuesday afternoon at his wife's home, Amy Wright, and daughters." Katie Torn and Angelica Page by his side. No cause of death has been given. We'll tell […]

05 Jul 19

  I recently watched a new-to-me film from the Western genre, 1953’s The Man From the Alamo.  I discovered another cable channel that I had largely been ignoring, INSP, and it almost exclusively shows tv westerns and films.  My kids have  asked why I enjoy a western tale so much and I think I like them […]

02 Jul 19
N W Sport

Formed in 2011, the North East Wales Football League has developed a remarkable habit for producing teams which go on to bigger and better things. Four out of eight NEWL champions have since won league titles at a higher level, with latest table-toppers Halkyn and Flint Mountain awaiting their opportunity to follow suit. The FA of Wales decided on […]

29 Jun 19
Those Films We Love

Throughout all films where there is a evil corporation that, somehow takes control of the current status quo, and though misdirection and manipulation of various peoples involved, promptly usurps (might be the right word I’m thinking of) the current “head” and takes the “throne” for themselves and the people just fall in line and accepts […]

26 Jun 19
David Perry & Associates

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 June 26-27, 2019 at the Hoover Institution Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA 8:00 to 9:00 Registration 9:00 to 10:00 OpeningCeremony Welcome Kiran Bali, MBE JP, Chair of the URI GlobalCouncil The Rev. Victor H. Kazanjian Jr., Executive Director of URI The Hon. George P. Shultz, Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford […]

26 Jun 19
News Archives Uk

Doug Fielding, a TV veteran who appeared in EastEnders and Z-Carsdied at the age of 73 years. The British actor has been collecting a wide range of television credits over the past five decades. Fielding's family announced his death in a statement and said, "We all love and miss him, he was a well-known actor […]

25 Jun 19
Paul Whiteside Rugby League

If you were to travel south of Cheshire to any part of the country and asked people to name a rugby league team I’d guess that Wigan would be a fairly popular answer. Wigan RL is an institution, so much history and tradition. Since the mid 80s they have lead the way in the sport […]

24 Jun 19
Salford RLFC Supporters' Trust

If you were to travel south of Cheshire to any part of the country and asked people to name a rugby league team I’d guess that Wigan would be a fairly popular answer. Wigan RL is an institution, so much history and tradition. Since the mid 80s they have lead the way in the sport […]