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From The Doors to Behind the Candelabra: which classic biopic is best?
With the long-awaited Bohemian Rhapsody finally released, here are the best music biopics rated on dodgy plots, bad wigs and nightmarish production

Joel Golby

26, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Desert Island Discs: 75 defining moments from 75 years of castaways
The show’s first guest was marooned three quarters of a century ago this month. Here are the moments that made Desert Island Discs a radio classic

Stephen Moss

06, Jan, 2017 @3:56 PM

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Liberace to tour world as hologram
‘You’ll feel the warmth from his heart, the sparkle of his eye and the pure lightning from his fingertips,’ explains chairman of the Liberace Foundation

Sean Michaels

19, Dec, 2014 @7:42 AM

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Readers recommend: songs about precious stones | Peter Kimpton
Diamonds to pearls, rubies to emeralds, dig or dive deep for sparkling and inspired suggestions – you will find some gems, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

14, Aug, 2014 @9:00 PM

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Guy Lodge's DVDs and downloads

Liberace's glitter is only slightly dimmed by DVD, while Mubi's curatorial brand of streaming is a treat for cinephiles, says Guy Lodge

Guy Lodge

12, Oct, 2013 @11:04 PM

Michael Douglas wins best actor Emmy for Behind the Candelabra

Star of Liberace biopic competes for TV award after film rejected for Hollywood funding, and thanks estranged wife Catherine Zeta Jones

Ben Child

23, Sep, 2013 @7:33 AM

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Liberace's mansion is on the market – and it's going cheap

Paula Cocozza: The once-flamboyant interiors of the musician's former Las Vegas home are now faded and empty – but the gilded taps remain, so let's remember it as it once was

Paula Cocozza

27, Jun, 2013 @1:16 PM

Mr and Mr Smith: After Earth tops UK box office

Charles Gant: It's top of the UK box office in spite of lacklustre figures, while Behind the Candelabra and Made of Stone sneak up the list

Charles Gant

12, Jun, 2013 @11:09 AM

Liberace, the Daily Mirror and a libel trial fiasco...

Memories of the case lead to a bizarre anecdote

Roy Greenslade

12, Jun, 2013 @9:29 AM

Why are gay characters at the top of Hollywood's kill list?

James Rawson: There are more LGBT characters in mainstream films than ever before, but it might be nice if they were allowed to live

James Rawson

11, Jun, 2013 @11:07 AM

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Behind the Candelabra – review

A brilliant performance by Michael Douglas illuminates an affectionate and funny portrait of the flamboyant entertainer Liberace, writes Philip French

Philip French

08, Jun, 2013 @11:07 PM

Liberace: the 10 things you need to know

Michael Cragg: Off to see Behind the Candelabra this weekend? Get up to speed with our Liberace primer

Michael Cragg

07, Jun, 2013 @11:27 AM

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