News Archive: January 2012|
Auction: Signed SA-YES T-shirts
Posted at 9:33 AM (PST) on Monday, January 30, 2012
Julie Baron (SA-YES Events Coordinator) is running auctions on eBay to help raise funds for SA-YES.
Winning bidders receive South African Youth Education for Sustainability (SA-YES) printed white cotton t-shirts signed by Gillian.
Thank you very much for your support and happy bidding on t-shirt Number 3!
Reading at Charles Dickens Museum
Posted at 12:50 PM (PST) on Friday, January 27, 2012
The World Celebrates Dickens's 200th Birthday on 7 February
Charles Dickens Museum
The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Charles Dickens Museum on the morning of the bicentenary. Their Royal Highnesses will see some of the world's finest Dickens-related collections in the only surviving London home of Dickens.
A special programme has been put together for the Royal visitors, including a private reading by Emmy-award winning actress Gillian Anderson who played Miss Havisham in the BBC's recent adaptation of Great Expectations.
This is the first Royal visit to the Museum since 1957 and marks the commencement of the Museums bicentenary redevelopment programme for 2012.
The Museum will open to the public at 12noon and will celebrate Dickens's bicentenary with a birthday cake and free cupcakes for the first 200 visitors.
Encore Sets Premiere Date for "The Crimson Petal & The White"
Posted at 2:14 PM (PST) on Friday, January 13, 2012
Encore has set Friday, March 6 at 9 p.m. for the premiere of its four-part miniseries The Crimson Petal and The White.
The Victorian-era psychological thriller focuses on the exploits of prostitute Sugar (Romola Garai), with Chris O'Dowd starring as William Rackham. The X-Files' Gillian Anderson co-stars as brothel proprietor Mrs. Castaway, with Shirley Henderson and Richard E. Grant rounding out the cast. The series is an adaptation of Michel Faber's 2002 best-seller.
Parts 1 and 2 will air Tuesday, March 6 at 9 p.m. with Parts 3 and 4 set for Wednesday, March 7 starting at 9 p.m.
For more information, please click here.
Invitation to Buckingham Palace
Posted at 10:00 AM (PST) on Thursday, January 12, 2012
2012 Berlinale Film Festival
Posted at 2:24 PM (PST) on Monday, January 9, 2012
The 2012 Berlinale (Feb. 9-19) has announced ten additional films as part of its Competition lineup, including "LŽenfant dŽen haut" (Sister) Switzerland/France By Ursula Meier.
With Léa Seydoux, Kacey Mottet Klein, Gillian Anderson, Martin Compston
TCA Tour Winter 2012
Posted at 9:02 AM (PST) on Friday, January 6, 2012
January 05, 2012: Gillian Anderson was on the Masterpiece Great Expectations panel during the PBS portion of the 2012 Winter Television Critics Association Tour at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California.
Photos by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
PBS wants your Questions for Gillian
Posted at 9:07 AM (PST) on Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Coming up this week is the Television Critics Association Press Tour, during which PBS will be interviewing Masterpiece "Great Expectations" star Gillian Anderson. (Great Expectations premieres on Masterpiece in April.)
What questions would you like them to ask her?