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Georges Simenon

Date of Death: September 04, 1989 (86)

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Ovation Returns to France with MAIGRET

Carrying on the tradition of providing audiences with premium mystery programming like Riviera, Murdoch Mysteries, and Frankie Drake Mysteries, Ovation TV, America's only arts network, has announced the premiere date for its latest crime drama Maigret. Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) stars as world-renowned fictional French detective Jules Maigret, who has been featured in 75 books written by Georges Simenon. The mystery is unveiled on Ovation starting Saturday, August 31 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT.

Full Casting Announced for Major Revival of David Hare's MASTERPIECE SKYLIGHT at Theatr Clwyd

Artistic director of Theatr Clwyd, Tamara Harvey, today announces full casting for her major new revival of David Hare's Olivier award-winning drama, Skylight. Harvey will direct Oscar Batterham (Edward), Jeany Spark (Kyra) and Jay Villiers (Tom). The production opens on 14 February, with previews from 9 February, running until 4 March.

Lisa O'Hare and Richard E. Grant to 'Dance All Night' in MY FAIR LADY at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Lyric Opera of Chicago announced today that film star Richard E. Grant and Broadway standout Lisa O'Hare will star as Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle in Lyric Opera's grand-scale production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's My Fair Lady, April 28-May 21, 2017 (press opening April 29).

Artistic Director Tamara Harvey Announces 2017 Spring Season At Theatr Clwyd

Artistic Director of Theatr Clwyd Tamara Harvey today announces the 2017 spring season for the company.

BWW Review: THE RED BARN, National Theatre, 17 October 2016

It was a dark and stormy night. Two couples are caught in a snowstorm on their way back from a party. Three of them arrive at a remote Connecticut farmhouse. One disappears. There's a definite pleasure in this familiar story, immaculately told in David Hare's adaptation of Georges Simenon's novel La Main. The noir thriller tropes are all in place, from femme fatales and gnawing jealousy to paranoia about what lies beneath.

Young Chekhov Trilogy, 'PLOUGH' Wrap Up This Autumn; THE RED BARN, AMADEUS Begin This Month

Final performances of the Young Chekhov trilogy begin this autumn in the Olivier Theatre, and The Plough and the Stars is wrapping up at the Lyttelton. In addition, previews begin in the Lyttelton for The Red Barn on 6 October (press night on 17 October), and Amadeus starts previewing in the Olivier from 19 October, (press night on 26 October).

AMADEUS Leads October's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Amadeus and a starry Stoppard revival to exciting new musicals, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews…

Photo Flash: The Cast of David Hare's New Play Rehearses THE RED BARN

The Red Barn a new play by David Hare, based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 6 October (press night 17 October). The great detective writer Georges Simenon escaped France at the end of World War Two, and arrived in the USA to start again. With his American wife, he settled at Shadow Rock Farm in Lakeville, Connecticut. Years later, he wrote La Main, a psychological thriller set in a New England farmhouse.

BWW Interview: Actress Hope Davis On Thrillers, Escaping To London and David Hare's THE RED BARN

Acclaimed American actress Hope Davis has starred in numerous independent films and TV dramas, from About Schmidt and American Splendour to In Treatment, The Special Relationship and Wayward Pines. She received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the original Broadway production of God of Carnage, and next month she returns to the stage in David Hare's new play The Red Barn at the National Theatre, directed by Robert Icke.

Ruth Wilson Stars in HEDDA GABLER in New National Theatre Season

Ruth Wilson takes the title role in HEDDA GABLER in a new version by Patrick Marber, directed by Ivo van Hove, in the new National Theatre season. The production previews from 5 December.

Le French Book Announces AmazonCrossing Will Publish the International Release of LOOKING TO THE WOODS

Le French Book, a mystery and thriller publisher dedicated to handpicking and translating top crime fiction from France, announces that AmazonCrossing will publish the Paris-based mystery, LOOKING TO THE WORDS. This title is part of the Paris Homicide series by award-winning author Frédérique Molay-whose writing Cara Black says 'blends suspense, authentic police procedure and ratcheting tension.'

Mark Strong and Hope Davis Lead David Hare's THE RED BARN at National Theatre

THE RED BARN, a new play by David Hare, based on the novel, La Main, by Georges Simenon opens in the Lyttelton Theatre on 6 October (press night 17 October).

National Theatre Announces 2016 Productions - Andrew Garfield Stars in ANGELS IN AMERICA, James McArdle in YOUNG CHEKHOV, WAR HORSE Tour and More!

New work by Lee Hall, David Hare, Bryony Kimmings, Lucy Kirkwood, Nina Raine, Gillian Slovo and Alexander Zeldin, and contemporary revivals of two of the NT's most celebrated 20th century premieres - Amadeus and Angels in America - are among the forthcoming productions at the National Theatre announced today by Rufus Norris.

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Fellows & Mentor for NYFF53 Artist Academy

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the details for this year's NYFF Artist Academy, which offers an immersive and creative experience for 26 up-and-coming and established filmmakers

C.P. Kemabia Promotes Suspenseful Mystery Novel, HEAD IN THE BOX

Charlie and her roommates along with their friends could have never imagined that, after the birthday party of the night before, their morning would take a twisted turn with a macabre discovery: a box containing the head of a stranger. Because of their different personalities and also because of another unfortunate event, they can't decide on the right way to deal with it. Their disagreement ultimately triggers heated arguments and unsuspected passions. And as the story unfolds, the strain of their situation will take their relationship with one another to the very edge. Yet most shocking will be the answer to the main question that is on everyone's mind: who is the man whose head ended up in the box and... who brought the box into their apartment? 'Head in the Box' is available in both print and ebook format. Book Details: Head in the Box By C.P. Kemabia Publisher: Speedy Publishing Published: January 2015 ISBN: 978-1681270272 ASIN: B00RW4YLIO Pages: 216 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense About The Author: Born in Cameroon, a country often said to be a miniature version of Africa, Christian P. Kemabia discovered his passion for fiction writing in his late teens after having been introduced to the works of the literary greats such as Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, Phillip K. Dick not to mention heavy-weights of European literature like Henry Troyat, Georges Simenon just to name but a few. Since then, writing and particularly storytelling have become a big part of his life; something that he uses constantly to understand the world and the people around him. For he strongly believes that stories have the ability to help us answer the riddles of life all the while being entertaining. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, where he recently graduated from film school and can now write to his heart's content. For review copies, author interviews, or more information please contact: C.P. Kemabia Email: christiankemabia (at) yahoo.fr Website: http://www.cpkemabia.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CP_Kemabia Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/CP-Kemabia/815347735197514 PR by BookBuzz.net

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents 2014 New York Film Festival Talks, Featuring Paul Thomas Anderson, 9/07

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the 2014 NYFF Talks will feature Paul Thomas Anderson in conversation for On Cinema, and the HBO Directors Dialogues participants will be Mathieu Amalric, Pedro Costa, Mike Leigh, and Bennett Miller. All five events are sponsored by HBO.

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2014 NY Film Festival Main Slate Selections

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 - October 12)

Barnes & Noble Announces Upcoming Events Including RAIN Band Members & More

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