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But when really was the story of “A Star is Born” born?

But when really was the story of “A Star is Born” born?

Comment, Entertainment, Film & TV
Okay, one thing we must admit before we go digging further in the past, A star is born is a beautiful, classical love story we all needed after this long run of thrillers this year. Phew. It’s that story which packs all the romance and drama along with two really beautiful, talented lead actors to make its viewers go gaga over it. Literally! But even though its packed and presented as a fresh, new age musical romance drama, the story itself is as old as time, err well almost. It all began with George Cukor in 1932, when he made “What Price Hollywood?” the movie that first featured this classic beloved story. Initially it was about a struggling actress, working as a waitress who dreamt of becoming a movie queen (Constance Bennett) who meets a decent and successful yet a lousy dr

Live blog: The Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2016

Arts, theatre, Theatre
The 62nd annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards, held at the Old Vic Theatre,will crown the best of the best in theatre. Reporter: Sarah Louhichi | Sub-Editor: Cecilia Peruzzi     Your 2016 #ESTheatreAwards winners - and that's a wrap! — ES Entertainment (@StandardEnts) November 13, 2016 The full list of nominees and winners: Best actor Sir Kenneth Branagh The Entertainer, Garrick Theatre O-T Fagbenle Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, National Theatre, Lyttelton Ralph Fiennes The Master Builder, Old Vic; Richard III, Almeida Theatre WINNER James McArdle Platonov, Chichester Festival Theatre/National Theatre, Olivier Ian McKellen No Man’s Land, Wyndham’s Theatre Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Noma Dumezweni Linda, Royal Court, Je