Clare Higgins
Actress
Clare Higgins
Clare Frances Elizabeth Higgins is an award-winning English actress.
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Title there for Hi-Tech to take
Halifax Courier - almost 5 years
HI-TECH Cougars will go through the formalities of sewing up another North Bridge Leisure Centre title on Monday night. The action resumes after a week off and Carol Crowther’s side only need to win their penultimate match to be champions and continue their recent dominance. Success looks assured as Hi-Tech’s opponents are already-relegated Pumas, who have lost all 16 matches this season. While Pumas have been outclassed and picked up just six losing bonus points, they deserve credit for sticking to their task. Bigger doubt surrounds the second relegation place with Yo-yos now just one point in front of Arrows. Yo-yos appear to have the better winning opportunity on Monday against a Towergate side just above them in the table but Arrows are not without hope against an Old Brodleians team likely to throw in more young players after a promotion-winning campaign in the West Yorkshire League. Division Three teams are also at North Bridge and Innscribe will be looking to nail down sec ...
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Here's the poster for Simon Pegg's A Fantastic Fear of Everything
Flickering Myth - almost 5 years
Ahead of its UK cinema release next month, Universal have just debuted the official poster for Simon Pegg's (Shaun of the Dead, Star Trek) latest comedy, A Fantastic Fear of Everything. The film sees Crispian Mills from Kula Shaker making his directorial debut alongside Chris Hopewell, the award winning animation director behind a host of top music promos including Radiohead’s 'There There' and The Killers' 'Smile Like You Mean It', and also features Clare Higgins (The Golden Compass), Amara Karan (St. Trinians), Henry Lloyd-Hughes (The Inbetweeners) and Paul Freeman (Hot Fuzz). Take a look at the poster here... "Jack [Pegg] is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what shoul ...
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New Trailer and Stills: Simon Pegg in A Fantastic Fear of Everything
Dread Central - almost 5 years
While most of the country is out with their families having Easter dinner or hunting for eggs, we're right here - keyboard in hand - bringing you the latest. Why? Because we're heathens and our real family is YOU! Speaking of which, you owe us a backlog of Xmas and birthday gifts! Below you'll find a new trailer and stills for Crispian Mills' horror comedy A Fantastic Fear of Everything. Simon Pegg, Amara Karan, Clare Higgins (The Golden Compass, Hellraiser) and Paul Freeman (Hot Fuzz, Indiana Jones and The Raiders of the Lost Ark) star. Look for more on this one soon! Synopsis Jack (Simon Pegg) is a children’s author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his 'big break' ra ...
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A Fantastic Fear of Everything Trailer
Movies Web - almost 5 years
Simon Pegg premiered the first trailer for his upcoming horror-comedy A Fantastic Fear of Everything on his Twitter page today. The actor stars as a writer who delves into research on Victorian era serial killers for his crime novel, which makes him paranoid and delusional. Check out the first footage, and read his message to Twitter followers. A Fantastic Fear Of Everything - Trailer "As promised, a Twitter exclusive. Coming soon, from @CrispianMills, I give you A Fantastic Fear of Everything..." Jack (Simon Pegg) is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his 'big break' rapidly turns into his 'big breakdown', as Jack is forced to confront hi ...
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International Women's Day Clare Higgins: "Community in the best sense"
Mass Live - almost 5 years
The former Northampton mayor looks back on her successes and looks forward to the future.
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Clare Higgins: Elections set tone for country
Gazette Net - about 5 years
Believing with you that religion is a matter which lies solely between man and his God, that he owes account to none other for his faith or his worship, that the legislative powers of government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should "make no law respecting an establishm read more
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Rite Aid set to close in Florence - GazetteNET
Google News - over 5 years
30, at 4 pm One of Mayor Clare Higgins' last official acts will be to perform as Lady Gaga. Other acts include Florence Community Band as Count Basie, AstroBeast as King Crimson, Aloha Steamtrain as Queen and Spouse as the artist formerly and presently
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Meals tax helps budget gaps in Massachusetts cities and towns - MassLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
“It really just replaced lost funding sources,” said Northampton Mayor Mary Clare Higgins. “It was an important addition to the revenue stream.” Gov. Deval L. Patrick fulfilled a campaign pledge from 2006 when he signed the local-option taxes into law
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'Hamp mayoral candidate Bardsley launches air campaign - MassLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Conor Berry, The Republican NORTHAMPTON -- Mayoral candidate Michael Bardsley, a former City Council president who narrowly lost a 2009 bid to unseat incumbent Mayor Mary Clare Higgins, took his campaign to the friendly skies over Paradise City on
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Ask the Candidates: Northampton mayoral candidates discuss 'exclusivity' in ... - MassLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Fred Contrada, The Republican Michael Bardsley, left, and David Narkiewicz, right, are candidates to succeed Mary Clare Higgins as mayor of Northampton. NORTHAMPTON – In his bid for mayor, Michael R. Bardsley is stacking many of his chips on
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It's official: Bardsley, Narkewicz to square off - GazetteNET
Google News - over 5 years
9 when Mayor Clare Higgins leaves office to become director of the Greenfield-based anti-poverty agency Community Action. Bardsley, a former 16-year member of the City Council, ran for mayor in 2009, losing to Higgins by 344 votes
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Ask the Candidates: Northampton mayoral contenders discuss waste disposal - MassLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Fred Contrada, The Republican File photos | The RepublicanMichael Bardsley, left, and David Narkiewicz, right, are candidates to succeed Mary Clare Higgins as mayor of Northampton. NORTHAMPTON – When they peer into the future, the two candidates for
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Readers Name Their Choices
NYTimes - over 5 years
In a recent Theater Talkback column on the ArtsBeat blog, Charles Isherwood wrote about the ''truly exemplary'' Shakespearean performances he had seen in the last decade as a critic, and asked readers to name their own past favorites. Here are some of their responses: Meryl Streep and John Cazale in ''Measure for Measure'' in the park. Eve Sinaiko
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Simon Pegg gets a Fantastic Fear of Everything - NZ City
Google News - over 5 years
Sheridan Smith, Amara Khan and Clare Higgins will also star in the movie, which will be co-directed by animator Chris Hopewell. It is the first movie to receive backing from new finance initiative Pinewood Films, which is given to small budget
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State grant to kick-start $4.6 million boathouse Connecticut River Community ... - MassLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
Stanley C. Rosenberg thanking him for his help in securing the funding, Mayor Mary Clare Higgins wrote, “We are proud to host a boathouse that will serve youth, collegiate, and master rowers and community human-powered boaters from throughout our
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Parking meter fees, fines to rise in Northampton - GazetteNET
Google News - over 5 years
Mayor Clare Higgins, along with Parking Director William A. Letendre, earlier proposed increasing meter fees and parking fines, which the council initially approved in June. The change is expected to generate more than $600000, about half of which will
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Legislature approves state budget which would restore local aid - GazetteNET
Google News - over 5 years
Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins said money would help this year, but noted such funds come with problems. "We have no guarantee that if we build that into our budget it will repeat the following year," Higgins said. She said the allocation may postpone
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Clare Higgins
    FIFTIES
  • 2009
    Age 53
    From mid-May to September 2009, she is appearing as the Countess Rossillion in All's Well That Ends Well at the National Theatre (Olivier stage).
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    Higgins recently appeared as Jocasta in the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Oedipus, opposite Ralph Fiennes in the title role. From April to May 2009, she appeared in Wallace Shawn's The Fever at the Royal Court Theatre.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2003
    Age 47
    In 2003 she was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Actress in a Play for Vincent in Brixton on Broadway, and garnered the 2003 Theatre World Award for outstanding major Broadway debut.
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  • 2002
    Age 46
    She was also awarded the 2002 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Vincent in Brixton at the Donmar Warehouse in London.
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    She was awarded the 2002 London Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Vincent in Brixton.
    More Details Hide Details Additionally, she was awarded the 1994 London Critics Circle Theatre Award (Drama Theatre) for Best Actress for her performances in The Children's Hour and Sweet Bird of Youth.
    She won the same award in both 2002 and 2005: in 2002 for her performance in Vincent in Brixton performed at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe and Wyndham's Theatres, and in 2005 for her performance as Hecuba in the Euripides tragedy at the Donmar Warehouse.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 39
    Higgins was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1995 (1994 season) for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in Sweet Bird of Youth at the Royal National Theatre.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1983
    Age 27
    In 1983, she starred with Ben Cross in the BBC production of A.J. Cronin's The Citadel, playing the role of Christine Manson.
    More Details Hide Details For the big screen, Clare gave a landmark performance as Julia Cotton in the violent, harrowing Clive Barker directed Hellraiser. The film was made in 1987 and was based on Barker's original novel The Hellbound Heart. Higgins reprised the role in 1988 for Tony Randel's Hellbound: Hellraiser II. A successful sequel to Hellraiser, Hellbound was considered a brutal horror film that shocked audiences around the world and, in general, collected good reviews. The landmark movie marked forever the careers of all involved — William Hope, who had the most difficult scene with Higgins, to this day claims that Hellbound: Hellraiser II was the finest film he has ever done to date. In 2004 Higgins had a cameo role as the Mistress of Revels in the movie "Stage Beauty" with Claire Dane and Billy Crudup. In 2007, Higgins took the rôle of Ma Costa in Chris Weitz's The Golden Compass starring Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Dakota Blue Richards.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1955
    Born
    Born on November 10, 1955.
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