He was a 70's icon who thrilled millions with his daredevil antics and wry humour in Starsky and Hutch. But now Paul Michael Glaser is coming to our region in a totally different role. He is to star in the stage production of Fiddler on the Roof.
But in his real life he has been touched by personal tragedy. His wife Elizabeth caught aids from a blood transfusion and passed it onto their baby daughter. Sadly, they both died.
Paul, who chaired the aids foundation for eight years, told Fred why we must not become complacent just because of new drugs to combat the disease.
The start of rebuilding work at Portsmouth's Theatre Royal will be celebrated later today. Over 40 years ago the site was damaged by fire, and later it came close to demolition. Now, thanks to a lottery grant, the majestic building is being restored.
The National Theatre production of Alan Bennett's latest play, People, will open at the Marlowe Theatre this Autumn.
Theatre Director Mark Everett said: “We are delighted to see the latest work by the country’s leading playwright in Canterbury and proud the National has chosen the new Marlowe as one of a small number of venues for the tour. This is a real coup for us.”
Dorothy is the impoverished aristocrat owner of a crumbling stately home faced with the choice of auctioning off her house, letting the National Trust open it to visitors. Her short-term solution is to allow the house to be used as the set for a porn film.