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    Fey apologises as ‘30 Rock’ blackface episodes withdrawn

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on June 24, 2020

    Four episodes of 30 Rock in which characters appear in blackface are to be taken down, at the request of creators Tina Fey and Robert...

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    Tolkien TV show seeks burns victims as extras

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:46pm on June 24, 2020

    A New Zealand casting agency is appealing for aspiring actors with facial burns, missing limbs and other ‘funky’ looks to become extras in a Lord...

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    Actors must commit themselves to characters: Jaya Ahsan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on June 19, 2020

    Popular actress Jaya Ahsan said that actors must commit themselves to characters if they want to leave a lasting impression on the audience. She made...

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    We can’t drop our guard on shooting floor

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:10pm on June 11, 2020

    Seasoned actress Monira Akhter Mithu said that shooting amid the COVID-19 outbreak comes with its own set of challenges as cast members cannot wear masks...

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    Not attending shoots amid outbreak: Nisho

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:38pm on June 05, 2020

    Popular small screen actor Afran Nisho has no plans to attend shootings for small screen productions until the coronavirus outbreak ends. The shootings for small...

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    Rehearsing online is an enjoyable experience

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:23pm on June 02, 2020

    Veteran actor Afzal Hossain is looking forward to making a theatre comeback after a lengthy hiatus with the upcoming play ‘Pendulum’, a production of Dhaka...

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    Reruns, unaired shows outnumber new ones

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on May 22, 2020

    Different TV channels will telecast special programmes comprising teleplays, telefilms, drama series, films, music shows and more to entertain the viewers during the Eid holidays....

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    Virus trips up US soap opera 'General Hospital', 57 years on

    Agence France-Presse. New York | Updated at 04:39pm on May 21, 2020

    Will Michael get full custody of his son Wiley? Will Sasha's romantic woes lead her down the road to addiction? Will Sonny and Julian battle...

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    Saudi Ramadan TV dramas invite scrutiny of Israel ties

    Agence France-Presse. Riyadh | Updated at 04:11pm on May 21, 2020

    Two Ramadan television dramas on a Saudi-controlled network have stirred controversy as they test public perceptions of quietly warming relations between the Gulf kingdom and...

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    Young teleplay makers reel from COVID-19 damage

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:26pm on May 20, 2020

    Every year over 600 teleplays are produced to entertain Eid holidaymakers who enjoy those on the small screen and online platforms. However, shootings for small...

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