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December 2000

Richard's film "The Music Lovers" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 31 December at 2:30am on Carlton Cinema.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 28 December at 7:00pm on Sky MovieMax 2.

Richard's film "The Four Musketeers" is being shown in the U.K. on Monday 25 December at 1:30am on Carlton Cinema.

Richard's film "The Three Musketeers" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 24 December at 1:15am on Carlton Cinema.

The first showing of Richard's film "The Madwoman Of Chaillot" will be on Saturday 23 December at 2:25am on Channel 5.

Richard's film "Night Of The Hunter" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 10 December at 12:55am on Channel 5.

Richard's film "Lady Caroline Lamb" is being shown in the U.K. on Friday 01 December at 6:00am and Saturday 02 December at 3:40am on Sky Cinema.

November 2000

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Tuesday 28 November at 9:00am and 3:40pm on Sky MovieMax 4.

Richard will be guest starring on the "So Graham Norton" being shown in the U.K. on Friday 24 November at 10:30pm on Channel 4. Repeated on Thursday 30 November at 12:35am.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 16 November at 7:05am and 3:45pm on Sky MovieMax 2.

Richard's first film "The Secret Of The Purple Reef" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 16 November at 3:40am on Sky Cinema 2.

Richard's film "Lady Caroline Lamb" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 09 November at 9:00am and Friday 10 November at 5:25am on Sky Cinema 2.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Wednesday 08 November at 6:55am and 3:20pm on Sky MovieMax 5.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Friday 03 November at 8:35am and 5:00pm on Sky MovieMax 5.

October 2000

Richard's first film "The Secret Of The Purple Reef" is being shown in the U.K. on Wednesday 25 October at 1:45am on Sky Cinema.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Saturday 14 October at 7:00pm on Sky MovieMax 3.

Because the NFL football over-ran, the "Touched By An Angel" episode featuring Richard Chamberlain was pre-empted for one week, and will now be shown on Sunday 15 October 2000 at 8:00pm ET/PT on CBS.

Richard will be guest starring in the first episode of season seven of the TV series "Touched By An Angel" which is scheduled to be broadcast in the U.S.A. on Sunday 08 October 2000 at 8:00pm ET/PT on CBS. The title of the episode is "The Face On The Bar Room Floor."

September 2000

Richard is currently filming a guest part on the American TV series "Touched By An Angel" which will be shown in the U.S.A. next month.

Touched By An Angel

"Touched By An Angel" stars Roma Downey as Monica, Della Reese as Tess, and John Dye as Andrew. As "Touched By An Angel" continues to soar, angels are dispatched from heaven to inspire people who are at a crossroads in their lives. Monica, an angel who at times still needs some guidance with her earthly assignments, reports to Tess, her tough, wise, and always loving supervisor. Joining them is Andrew, who, in addition to his duties as the Angel of Death, helps out as a caseworker on various assignments. The angels may not bring answers to every problem, but they always deliver a message of hope. "Touched By An Angel" is filmed in Salt Lake City (U.S.A.).

"Touched By An Angel" is shown on BBC1 in the U.K. but they have only screened episodes from season one. For more "Touched By An Angel" pages click here.

Filming starts on the big budget Hollywood film "The Bourne Identity" next month in Paris and Prague. Matt Damon plays the part originally played by Richard Chamberlain in the TV mini series. Franka Potente plays the role played by Jaclyn Smith. In the movie version, Matt Damon turns up riddled with bullet holes and a microchip embedded under his skin with numbers for a Swiss bank account. He may be a hired assassin but he has amnesia and can't remember. Franke Potente is a local girl he kidnaps because he can't remember how to drive, and they both try to escape from men who want the microchip.

Richard's first film "The Secret Of The Purple Reef" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 28 September at 1:45am on Sky Cinema.

Richard's film "The Four Musketeers" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 24 September at 7:00pm on Carlton Cinema.

"The Thorn Birds" author Colleen McCullough will be a guest on "Open House With Gloria Hunniford" being shown on Friday 08 September at 2:15pm on Channel 5.

Richard's first film "The Secret Of The Purple Reef" is being shown in the U.K. on Wednesday 06 September at 12:10am on Sky Cinema.

Richard's film "The Three Musketeers" is being shown in the U.K. on Friday 01 September at 7:00pm on Carlton Cinema.

August 2000

Matt Damon will play the leading role in a remake of Richard's mini-series "The Bourne Identity."

Richard's film "Lady Caroline Lamb" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 24 August at 1:40am on Sky Cinema.

Richard has now completed his performance in the theatre production of "The Shadow Of Greatness."

Richard's film "The Secret Of The Purple Reef" is being shown in the U.K. on Thursday 10 August at 2:30am on Sky Cinema. It will be shown in wide-screen format.

July 2000

Richard is now starring in the theatre production "The Shadow Of Greatness" at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A) until 12 August.

Three recent photographs of Richard.

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Richard's film "The Towering Inferno" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 16 July at 4:05pm on Channel 5.

Richard's film "The Last Wave" is being shown in the U.K. on Wednesday 19 July at 9:00pm on Carlton Cinema.

The Man In The Iron Mask

"The Man In The Iron Mask" should have been released on DVD Region Two (2) on the 10 July, but it has been deleted.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Saturday 01 July at 10:00am on Sky MovieMax. It is repeated at 4:10pm.

June 2000

"The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years" is being shown in the U.K. on Tuesday 20 June at 8:00pm, concluding on Wednesday 21 June at 8:00pm, on Channel 5. It isn't the home video version, it is the version supplied to Channel 5 by Warner Brothers distribution and is 26 minutes longer.

Richard's film "Lady Caroline Lamb" is being shown in the U.K. on Tuesday 13 June at 11:40pm on Sky Cinema.

Richard's film "King Solomon's Mines" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 04 June at 6:00pm on Sky MovieMax. It is repeated on Monday 05 June at 4:05am.

Richard has returned to his home in Hawaii now he has completed his tour with "The Sound Of Music."

May 2000

The Shadow Of Greatness

Richard's next project will also be in the theatre. He will play the part of Allen Perry in the production of "The Shadow Of Greatness" at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A) from 25 July to 12 August.

Preview night is the 25 July followed by the opening night on 26 July, and closing night is 12 August. There will be a matinee on Saturday's and Thursday's and ticket prices range from $22.00 to $36.00. The schedule is as follows:

25 July Tuesday 8:00pm
26 July Wednesday 8:00pm
27 July Thursday 2:00pm and 8:00pm
28 July Friday 8:00pm
29 July Saturday 3:00pm and 8:00pm
31 July Monday 8:00pm
01 Aug Tuesday 8:00pm
02 Aug Wednesday 8:00pm
03 Aug Thursday 2:00pm and 8:00pm
04 Aug Friday 8:00pm
05 Aug Saturday 3:00pm and 8:00pm
07 Aug Monday 8:00pm
08 Aug Tuesday 8:00pm
09 Aug Wednesday 8:00pm
10 Aug Thursday 2:00pm and 8:00pm
11 Aug Friday 8:00pm
12 Aug Saturday 3:00pm and 8:00pm

The Theatre can be contacted by:
Mail: BTF, PO Box 797, Stockbridge, MA 01262
Fax: 413-298-3368
Telephone: (413) 298-5536 ext. 34 (administrative offices)

Or tickets can be ordered via the Berkshire Theatre Festival web site.

Richard leaving the theatre

Richard has completed his tour with "The Sound Of Music" with the last performance on Sunday 28 May.

Richard's film "The Slipper And The Rose" is being shown in the U.K. on Sunday 21 May at 1:05pm on BBC1.

Richard's film "The Music Lovers" gets it's premiere showing on the U.K. digital channel Carlton Cinema on Thursday the 11 May at 9:00pm.

Richard's film "The Slipper And The Rose" is released on DVD Region One (1) on the 02 May. Special features on the DVD include: widescreen anamorphic format, commentary by director Bryan Forbes, production notes, interview with the Sherman Brothers, and "The Making Of" promotional featurette. To Purchase a copy click here!

April 2000

Richard's film "Ordeal In The Arctic" gets it's premiere showing on U.K. terrestrial TV on Sunday 30 April at 12:45am on ITV.

Between leaving "The Sound Of Music" when the show ends in late May 2000, and returning to do "The Shadow Of Greatness," Richard may squeeze in the filming of another TV movie.

The full-length British version of "The Slipper And The Rose" is released for the first time in the U.S.A. on the 25 April. It is available on VHS with a DVD version coming soon. To Purchase a copy click here!

Jim Caviezel, from the film "The Thin Red Line," will play the lead in a remake of "The Count of Monte Cristo." Jay Wolpert adapted Alexandre Dumas' classic novel, which was previously brought to the big screen in 1934 (with Robert Donat) and 1976 (with Richard Chamberlain). Pre-production is beginning immediately ahead of a July shoot in Dublin and the southeast coast of Ireland.

Richard Chamberlain will be replaced by Corbin Bernsen in "The Sound of Music" when the tour moves to Canada in September 2000. The tour will start in Toronto.

March 2000

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Richard celebrates his 66th birthday on the 31 March.

Richard will return to Hawaii after "The Sound Of Music" ends its tour at the end of May 2000. He will not remain there long before returning in July 2000 to Stockbridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A.) to star in the theatre production of "The Shadow Of Greatness."

While Richard was in Costa Mesa a display of four of his oil paintings was shown at the Sutton Place Hotel in Newport Beach. Members of the Center Stars, a center support group, along with Richard attended an exclusive showing of his original artworks in the hotel art gallery. The price for each painting was $150,000 but all remained unsold. Richard said of the reason they were so expensive: "Mainly because I don't want to sell them. They're my first babies. And now I'm in a fallow period because I'm working so much."

February 2000

Richard unveiling his Star

Richard's Star

Richard Chamberlain was honored on Tuesday 29 February in Los Angeles with a "Star" on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard. Richard was the 2,154th star to be dedicated along the famous walkway which he unveiled in front of 300 fans wearing a maile and tuberose lei. Richard said "This takes my breath away. I am amazed. Many happy times have been spent on Hollywood Boulevard when I grew up in Los Angeles. It's the bee's knees."

Also while in Los Angeles Richard had an exhibit of his paintings at the West Hollywood gallery of Wolfryd-Selway Fine Arts.

Richard's next project will also be in the theatre. He will play the part of Allen Perry in the production of "The Shadow Of Greatness" at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Massachusetts (U.S.A) from 25 July to 12 August 2000.

January 2000

Richard Chamberlain received the Golden Arts Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts from the Golden Slipper Club Charities at the Doubletree Hotel, Broad Street at Locust, Philadelphia on 13 January. While in Philadelphia Richard also had an exhibit of his paintings at the Snyderman Gallery, Cherry Street.

Richard Chamberlain is currently on a nationwide tour of the U.S.A. with the theatre production of "The Sound Of Music" in which he plays the part of Captain von Trapp. The tour ends in late May 2000.

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