Like many Hollywood stars Benedict Cumberbatch strives to be right-on. He once criticized the British government in a sarcastic rant on stage at The Barbican.
He also made a dramatic appearance at the Met Gala in 2019, wearing a suit made of vegan Silk, which is spun from Bamboo so as not to harm silkworms.
I was relieved to find out that Sherlock actor 45 has stopped doing business avec a partner from a family roiled by controversy.
The shockingly anti-Semitic remarks made by Mokhzani Mahathir, the father of his associate, shocked the Old Harrovian.
RICHARD EDEN writes that Benedict Cumberbatch is like many Hollywood stars. He takes pains not to be right-on.
The multi-millionaire son Mahathir Mohamad’s former Malaysian prime Minister, the businessman is a multi-millionaire businessman. He has called Jewish people ‘hook-nosed’ once even questioning the number of Holocaust survivors.
Mokhzani was, for years, a director of SunnyMarch Holdings — which Cumberbatch set up in 2014 — and invested almost £1 million in return for shares via his company Kencana Capital.
The Oscar nominee was married to Sophie Hunter, an opera director, and claimed more than two decades ago that the relationship was to end when she learned about the outbursts.
I was relieved to find out that Sherlock actor, 45 has ceased doing business with a partner of a family plagued with controversy. The shockingly anti-Semitic remarks made by Mokhzani Mahathir, the father of his associate, shocked the Old Harrovian.
I am happy to inform you that Mokhzani resigned as director two years later. He left two months ago.
The firm has had great success producing dramas like The Pursuit Of Love with Lily James and Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials starring Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Cumberbatch also stars in many other programmes produced by the company such as Sky’s Patrick Melrose and BBC’s The Child In Time.
After becoming the new patron for an addiction charity, the Duchess has made an unlikely impression upon Nile Rodgers.
“It’s amazing that she’s showing her support for this. Rodgers, aged 69, explained to me that addiction is a very complex disease during the David Bowie popup launch in Heddon Street.
Chic’s cofounder, who produced Bowie’s hit album Let’s Dance, was a victim of addiction. He finally got clean 27 years ago.
He states that the disease has changed his perceptions. He said: “Oh my God, man. Whatever for?” He said, “Oh my God, man! What for?”
Sir Tim Rice, Oscar-winning Lyricist, is used at putting on a show. But he didn’t expect that he would be as involved in last week’s performance.
The 76-year old, who has had hits including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita in West End and Disney’s The Lion King, took to stage for the official reopening of Truro’s Hall for Cornwall theatre.
He stumbled in front of the crowd of 1,354 people as he approached.
He tells me that it was the highlight of the evening, except for the fact the Hall for Cornwall’s debut show was more enthusiastically received.
Jodie killing it at the box office
As a fashionable assassin in Killing Eve she rose to international stardom. Now Jodie is poised to make a killing on the London stage.
Tickets to see the 28-year-old in gritty West End play Prima Facie have almost all gone — even though it does not open until April and there were 62,000 seats available.
My man in front of me tells me: “Many of these shows are almost sold-out already, with only the odd seat scattered around the auditorium.”
As a stylish assassin, Killing Eve made her a global star. Now Jodie Comer is ready to make a killing on the London stage. Tickets to see the 28-year-old in gritty West End play Prima Facie have almost all gone — even though it does not open until April and there were 62,000 seats available
Scouse’s actress is the star in the riveting solo crime drama about a tough lawyer who defends men accused for sex crimes, but is then attacked herself.
Jodie, who will perform in the 78-show run through June, says that she looks forward to bringing Tessa into life and introducing her at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
A knighthood has been awarded to Theresa May!
I can confirm that the former prime minister was made Knight of the Grand Cross of St Agatha’s Order of St Agatha while on holiday to San Marino.
Maurizio Bragagni was the honorary consul of San Marino. She stated at a glamorous awards ceremony, that she was being honoured for her work as a politician’, and for championing the small republic which is landlocked in northern Italy.
Boris might take note and grant her peerage in the UK.
Sad Eliza loses beloved Duke
The Duke of Rutland’s youngest child, Lady Eliza Manners is often called “the wild one” of the family. This week, Lady Eliza Manners has not felt her usual energy after the tragic loss of her horse friend.
The interior designer, 24, explained that Duke, her beloved horse, had escaped into horsey heaven. The bond you have with your horse can’t be described.
“You have complete faith in them. Although Duke was just four years old, he had the wisdom of an older man.
“He died in the Welsh hills, where my mother grew-up riding horses. It is beautiful and poetic.
The Duke of Rutland’s youngest child, Lady Eliza Manners is often called “the wild one” of the family. This week, Lady Eliza Manners, the Duke’s youngest daughter, isn’t feeling her usual spirit after the tragic loss of her horse friend.
The interior designer, 24, explained that Duke, her beloved horse, had escaped into horsey heaven. The bond you have to your horse is unimaginable. They are trustworthy and you trust them wholeheartedly. Even though Duke was just four years old, he had all the wisdom of an old man.
Fans of Diana Rigg will be shocked to learn that her estate is selling a number of her prized awards.
Bonham’s will auction Gongs, including a Bafta award for Mother Love, Emmy and Olivier nominations, as a well as her invitation at the 2013 Oscars.
Dame Diana was a beautiful and successful actress of her generation. She is most famous for playing James Bond’s spouse in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.
Harper: Chocs away
Follow in her mother’s steps! Harper Beckham is fashion-forward like her mum Victoria.
She designed a pink chocolate high-heel shoe while on a trip to California’s chocolate factory.
Harper said she won’t be eating it but will be wearing it.
Dad David joined in the fun too, giggling about how he was making chocolate balls. His wife, referring to his old footballing nickname, said: “Not golden!” [balls]!
Follow in the footsteps of her mother! Harper Beckham has the same flair for fashion as her mother Victoria. She designed a pink chocolate high-heel shoe while on a trip to California’s chocolate factory. Dad David was also part of the fun, giggling about how he was making chocolate balls. His wife added, referring to his old footballing nickname, “Not golden.” [balls]!