Anna Nicole Smith

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Lifetime of sin: ranking the US network’s musical biopics
From LiLo’s gravel-voiced Liz Taylor to a Whitney straight out of America’s Next Top Model, we rank Lifetime Movies’ made-for-TV ‘masterpieces’

Hannah Verdier

04, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Kafka, catwalks and vanishing sets: Miriam Buether's stunning designs – in pictures
From a play inspired by Edward Snowden to an opera about Anna Nicole Smith, Miriam Buether’s stage designs always astonish audiences. She talks through six of her greatest creations

David Jays

04, May, 2017 @11:12 AM

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What makes a musical leading lady?
Imelda Marcos, Anna Nicole Smith and Eva Perón are all the subjects of musicals or operas this autumn. Mark Lawson considers what makes a life to sing about

Mark Lawson

12, Sep, 2014 @11:00 AM

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Tonight's TV highlights: Unreported World | Anna Nicole From The Royal Opera House | Frank Skinner's Opinionated | Friday Night Dinner | Toughest Race On Earth With James Cracknell | Treme
Unreported World | Anna Nicole From The Royal Opera House | Frank Skinner's Opinionated | Friday Night Dinner | Toughest Race On Earth With James Cracknell | Treme

Nosheen Iqbal, John Robinson, David Stubbs, Julia Raeside and Andrew Mueller

25, Mar, 2011 @12:04 AM

Anna Nicole should have learned a lesson from Summer Heights High
Tom Service: Mr G: The Musical, Chris Lilley's camp school extravaganza, would have been a great blueprint for the Royal Opera's show

Tom Service

22, Feb, 2011 @3:59 PM

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What to say about ... the Royal Opera's Anna Nicole
Leo Benedictus: It had razzle and dazzle, but critics were divvied down the middle over whether it was a doozy or a floozy

Leo Benedictus

21, Feb, 2011 @2:11 PM

Bravo! Encore! | Observer editorial
Observer editorial: The premiere of Anna Nicole has brought sunshine in a season of cuts

Editorial

20, Feb, 2011 @12:06 AM

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Anna Nicole; Parsifal; Nixon in China – review

Anna Nicole is brilliantly performed but not as revolutionary as the hype would suggest, writes Fiona Maddocks

Fiona Maddocks

20, Feb, 2011 @12:04 AM

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Anna Nicole: Kiss goodbye to those Viking hats

Mark-Anthony Turnage's new work Anna Nicole has done the impossible: it has actually made me want to go to see an opera, says Sam Leith

Sam Leith

14, Feb, 2011 @10:00 PM

This week's arts diary
Charlotte Higgins: From gambling dancers to X-rated opera, here are this week's top stories

Charlotte Higgins

08, Feb, 2011 @10:01 PM

Up front: Eva Wiseman

Anna Nicole Smith's outrageous life has been given the opera treatment. Just don't expect it to hit any high notes. Plus, seduced by spelling

Eva Wiseman

09, Jan, 2011 @12:02 AM

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Anna Nicole: the opera

Anna Nicole Smith was the waitress who became a Playboy pin-up and billionaire's wife, before dying penniless at 39, the bloated laughing stock of reality TV. Her life was a soap opera. And now composer Mark-Anthony Turnage has turned it into a real one. Peter Conrad reports

Peter Conrad

02, Jan, 2011 @12:04 AM

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