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My dinner with Richard Attenborough

By Ray Bennett I met Lord Richard Attenborough, who has died aged 90, at the Ghent Film Festival in 2004 and it was a memorable encounter that included Sir George and Lady Martin. At a Ghent restaurant, Lady Martin sat … Continue reading

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Ashford and Simpson reach out and touch at ASCAP Awards

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Detroit’s Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson had a ballroom full of songwriters, musicians and music industry executives on their feet tonight at the UK ASCAP awards performing several of their hits including “Reach Out and … Continue reading

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Gabriel Yared wins top prizes at 2004 World Soundtrack Awards

By Ray Bennett GHENT, Belgium – “Cold Mountain” composer Gabriel Yared (pictured) was the big winner in the 2004 World Soundtrack Awards. He picked up prizes for composer of the year and best soundtrack during ceremonies Saturday night at the … Continue reading

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