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Parker, Sanford Ivan - Winston-Salem Journal 6 Nov 2018, 5:04 am


Parker, Sanford Ivan
Winston-Salem Journal
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Linda Lee Darnell Parker. Surviving are three sons James Kenneth (Laura) Parker, David Mack (Yvonne) Parker, Clint Alan Parker; 5 grandchildren. Graveside service will be conducted 3:00 PM Tuesday, ...

Topeka faith leaders express anguish in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting - The Topeka Capital-Journal 29 Oct 2018, 11:15 pm


Topeka faith leaders express anguish in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Temple Beth Sholom board president Alan Parker said he felt overwhelming sadness and a huge amount of apprehension after hearing about the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead. Authorities arrested Robert G. Bowers, 46, who ...

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27 years on, 'Stars' selling out gigs - Irish Echo 24 Oct 2018, 10:26 am


Irish Echo

27 years on, 'Stars' selling out gigs
Irish Echo
You might better know McCluskey as Derek “The Meatman” Scully from the film “The Commitments”—a role he landed at age 24 and has been recreating onstage ever since. Shortly after Alan Parker's “The Commitments” (based on Roddy Doyle's novel of the ...

Limerick actor Peter Halpin lands role in Netflix's Daredevil - Limerick Post 23 Oct 2018, 11:00 am


Limerick Post

Limerick actor Peter Halpin lands role in Netflix's Daredevil
Limerick Post
Halpin's professional career got underway after appearing as Malachy McCourt in Alan Parker's adaptation of 'Angela's Ashes', before appearing in films such as 'Breakfast on Pluto'; as well as Lenny Abrahamson's award-winning 'Garage'. The actor also ...

Midnight Express, Alan Parker's 1978 prison-break movie remains a rip-roaring thriller - South China Morning Post 19 Oct 2018, 3:14 pm


South China Morning Post

Midnight Express, Alan Parker's 1978 prison-break movie remains a rip-roaring thriller
South China Morning Post
A much-talked-about film when it was released in 1978, Midnight Express remains a rip-roaring prison-break drama that presses all the right buttons. The film is also notable for being the first major screenplay of then-fledging filmmaker Oliver Stone ...

Fame – the Musical: you'll want it to last forever - Scarborough Today 17 Oct 2018, 8:37 am


Scarborough Today

Fame – the Musical: you'll want it to last forever
Scarborough Today
The fashions have been given a subtle make-over so they look more 21st century – but are true to the style of Alan Parker's original 1980s film and the later TV series. The drama based around the lives of students at the New York City High School for ...

Fame review at New Victoria Theatre, Woking – 'a thrilling and talented young cast' - The Stage 3 Oct 2018, 2:22 pm


The Stage

Fame review at New Victoria Theatre, Woking – 'a thrilling and talented young cast'
The Stage
This stage version of Alan Parker's 1980 film has been kicking around for 30 years now. It bears only a passing resemblance to its source material and only the Oscar-winning title song survives of its score. It remains popular: there have been seven ...

KPM Library Music Reissues Announced - Pitchfork 27 Sep 2018, 10:09 pm


Pitchfork

KPM Library Music Reissues Announced
Pitchfork
The last record in the campaign is an LP of new material by Alan Hawkshaw and Brian Bennett, entitled Full Circle. All 11 albums are due out on November 16. Among the reissues include works from Alan Parker, Nick Ingman, James Clarke, and others.

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KPM Library Albums To Be Reissued - The Quietus 27 Sep 2018, 1:43 pm


The Quietus

KPM Library Albums To Be Reissued
The Quietus
Amongst those whose work will be reissued are library musicians such as Alan Parker, Alan Hawkshaw, Brian Bennett, Keith Mansfield and James Clarke. A new album from Brian Bennett and Alan Hawkshaw, titled Full Circle, will also be made available on ...

HAT commits ad industry history to film - CampaignLive 26 Sep 2018, 8:41 am


CampaignLive

HAT commits ad industry history to film
CampaignLive
The History of Advertising Trust is unveiling a series of filmed interviews with the likes of Sir Alan Parker and Sir Frank Lowe that will bring the ad industry's history and importance to life for a wider audience. The Inspiring Minds series also ...

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English film producer and director

February 14, 1944, (74 years old)

Sir Alan William Parker

http://alanparker.com

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