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December 2004

Richard Chamberlain

Click here to watch a recent interview with Richard about his role in "Scrooge."

The theatre production "Scrooge" will be at the following venues this month:
December 21 to January 9, Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
Ticket Hotline: 215 336 1234
December 14 to December 19, Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, MD
Ticket Hotline: 215 336 1234
November 30 to December 5, Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT
Ticket Hotline: 215 336 1234

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 31st @ 06:15 Sky Movies 6
The Towering Inferno Tuesday 21st @ 21:00 TCM
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 16th @ 04:20 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 15th @ 13:45 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 15th @ 06:30 Sky Movies 4
The Return Of The Musketeers Saturday 4th @ 16:05 Channel 4
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 3rd @ 13:30 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 3rd @ 06:50 Sky Movies 8

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain December TV Guide for the U.S.A.

November 2004

"Scrooge" the musical has been cancelled at the following venues: Palace Theatre, Louisville, KY, Tuesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 28, 2004, and at the Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, MI, Tuesday, December 7 through Sunday, December 12, 2004, because of disappointing ticket sales.

The theatre production "Scrooge" will be at the following venues this month:
November 16 to November 21, Fox Cities PAC, Appleton, WI
Ticket Hotline: 920 730 3760
November 9 to November 14, Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
Ticket Hotline: 1 800 859 7469

"The Thorn Birds" will be released on Region 2 DVD (U.K. & Europe) on November 1, 2004, and is available to buy from Amazon.co.uk.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
The Towering Inferno Wednesday 24th @ 21:00 TCM
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 24th @ 13:25 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 24th @ 06:30 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 22nd @ 04:10 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 21st @ 14:55 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 21st @ 07:40 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 16th @ 13:20 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 16th @ 06:40 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 7th @ 04:25 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Saturday 6th @ 13:40 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Saturday 6th @ 06:10 Sky Movies 4

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain November TV Guide for the U.S.A.

October 2004

"Scrooge" will play the Masonic Temple Theatre, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit, MI, Tuesday, December 7 through Sunday, December 12, 2004. The performance schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 11 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 12 at 1:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

Tickets for "Scrooge" range in price from $18.00 to $68.00 and are on sale now at the Fisher Theatre box office (313) 872-1000 and all Ticketmasters (248) 645-6666.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 31st @ 18:50 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 31st @ 12:05 Sky Movies 6
Ordeal In The Arctic Wednesday 6th @ 10:50 Sky One

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain October TV Guide for the U.S.A.

September 2004

"Scrooge" will play the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL, Tuesday, October 26 through Sunday, November 7, 2004. The performance schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 31 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 5 at 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 7 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets for "Scrooge" range in price from $23.00 to $73.00 and go on sale Friday, September 17, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (22 W. Monroe St., 24 W. Randolph St. and 151 W. Randolph St.), through the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (312) 902-1400, at all Ticketmaster ticket centers (including all Carson Pirie Scott stores, Tower Records, Hot Tix, select Coconuts and fye stores) or online at ticketmaster.com. Groups of 20 or more can receive a discount by calling (312) 977-1710.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 23rd @ 18:20 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 23rd @ 11:50 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 3rd @ 12:05 Sky Movies 6

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain September TV Guide for the U.S.A.

August 2004

New releases on DVD (Region 2 U.K. & Europe): The Slipper And The Rose and F. Scott Fitzgerald And The Last Of The Belles.

Richard's film The Pavilion will be released on DVD Region 2 (U.K. & Europe) on the 16 August, and is available to buy from Amazon.co.uk.

The British musical "Scrooge" starring Richard Chamberlain will make its U.S. debut on October 26 to November 7, at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre, Chicago, IL. The scheduled dates for the tour of "Scrooge" are: (subject to change)

October 26 to November 7, Oriental Theatre, Chicago, IL
November 9 to November 14, Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
November 16 to November 21, Fox Cities PAC, Appleton, WI
November 23 to November 28, Palace Theatre, Louisville, KY (cancelled)
November 30 to December 5, Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT
December 7 to December 12, Masonic Temple Theatre, Detroit, MI (cancelled)
December 14 to December 19, Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, MD
December 21 to January 9, Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia, PA

Tickets will be available through each venue. For further information visit http://www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
The Swarm Sunday 29th @ 16:40 Channel 4
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 28th @ 15:00 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 28th @ 07:00 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Friday 27th @ 14:00 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Friday 27th @ 06:00 Sky Cinema 1
All The Winters That Have Been Saturday 21st @ 04:40 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 20th @ 13:20 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 20th @ 08:25 Sky Movies 2
The Towering Inferno Sunday 15th @ 21:00 TCM

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain August TV Guide for the U.S.A.

July 2004

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
The Man In The Iron Mask Sunday 25th @ 17:20 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Sunday 25th @ 10:00 Sky Cinema 2
All The Winters That Have Been Saturday 24th @ 16:35 Sky Movies 8
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 24th @ 16:20 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 24th @ 09:00 Sky Cinema 1
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 19th @ 15:45 Sky Movies 4

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain July TV Guide for the U.S.A.

June 2004

Richard will star in the upcoming staging of "Scrooge -The Holiday Musical", set to play as part of the Broadway In Connecticut series at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, CT, U.S.A. and is scheduled to run through the holiday season from November 30 to December 5. For tickets and further information telephone 203-949-4800 or online at www.broadwayacrossamerica.com.

Richard will be a speaker at the SAG Foundation "Conversations" on Tuesday, June 22, 2004 at 7pm to 9pm, which is taking place in the Theatre & Dance Dept. at the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822. For more details and to book tickets click here.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
The Man In The Iron Mask Wednesday 30th @ 11:30 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Tuesday 29th @ 20:00 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Tuesday 29th @ 10:30 Sky Cinema 1
Ordeal In The Arctic Monday 28th @ 09:40 Sky One Mix
The Towering Inferno Sunday 27th @ 21:00 TCM
Ordeal In The Arctic Friday 25th @ 12:00 Sky One
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 24th @ 05:10 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 23rd @ 13:20 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 23rd @ 06:25 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 15th @ 04:50 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 14th @ 14:00 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 14th @ 06:55 Sky Movies 6
The Towering Inferno Sunday 13th @ 21:00 TCM
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 8th @ 15:55 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 8th @ 08:55 Sky Movies 4

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain June TV Guide for the U.S.A.

May 2004

Richard's film "Julius Caesar" has been released on DVD (Region 1) and is available from Amazon.com.

"The Thorn Birds" CD soundtrack is now available to buy from Amazon.com.

Richard's book "Shattered Love: A Memoir" is now available in Paperback from Amazon.com (U.S.A. & Canada) and Amazon.co.uk (U.K. & Europe).

Richard will be guest narrator for the "The Gilded Age: From Rags to Riches" being performed at Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA, (USA) on Saturday, May 29 at 6:00pm.
Dvorák, Mahler, and Tchaikovsky paid visits to our young nation as Wharton, Twain, and Henry James chronicled the period's cultural currents and fashions in their novels. A celebration of the Berkshire link to this glittering age (1880-1920) when America began to assert musical independence from Europe, and its first families built their palatial "cottages." An all-star evening featuring Dvorák's American Quartet, Mahler songs, Tchaikovsky's Andante for Strings, and works by Zez Confrey, Amy Beach, the best of ragtime-and readings weaving it all together.
Artists: Cho-Liang Lin (violin), John Musto (piano), Amy Burton (soprano), Yehuda Hanani (cello), Richard Chamberlain (guest narrator).
Bookings can be made via the Close Encounters With Music website.

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A rare photograph of Richard Chamberlain from the film "The Woman I Love." Click the thumbnail to see a larger version.

On May 27, 2004 The Discovery Fund For Eye Research is launching its 4th annual "Seeing the Stars," celebrity charity eyewear and memorabilia auction on eBay. Richard Chamberlain has generously donated a signed photo, a pair of his sunglasses, two signed books and a certificate card of authenticity for auction to benefit the Discovery Fund's medical research and patient education programs for Macular Degeneration, Keratoconus, Diabetic Retinopathy and Ocular Herpes. Click here for more details, or email dubed@cshs.org.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 23rd @ 17:05 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 23rd @ 09:55 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 17th @ 16:50 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Monday 17th @ 08:10 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 11th @ 17:05 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Tuesday 11th @ 09:40 Sky Movies 4
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 5th @ 13:20 Sky Movies 2
All The Winters That Have Been Wednesday 5th @ 06:30 Sky Movies 2

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain May TV Guide for the U.S.A.

April 2004

Richard narrates another Japanese documentary called "Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire" which is available on DVD Region 1 from April 27. You can buy a copy from Amazon.com.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
All The Winters That Have Been Friday 23rd @ 04:50 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 22nd @ 13:05 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Thursday 22nd @ 06:15 Sky Movies 8
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 11th @ 16:40 Sky Movies 6
All The Winters That Have Been Sunday 11th @ 10:15 Sky Movies 6
The Man In The Iron Mask Wednesday 7th @ 21:00 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Wednesday 7th @ 15:00 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Tuesday 6th @ 20:00 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Tuesday 6th @ 14:00 Sky Cinema 1

"Shogun" is released on DVD in a special five disc set on April 5th in the U.K. and Europe, and is available from Amazon.co.uk.

Richard Chamberlain will present a public talk at Pomona College on Monday, April 5. The subject will be Richard's recently published autobiography "Shattered Love: A Memoir." The talk will be held at 12:15pm in Lyman Hall, Thatcher Music Building, 340 N. College Ave., Claremont, U.S.A.. A book signing will follow in front of the Pomona College Museum of Art. The event is open to the public without charge. For more information call (909) 621-8283.

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain April TV Guide for the U.S.A.

March 2004

HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY Richard!

Richard narrates another Japanese documentary called "Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire" which is available on DVD Region 1 from April 27. You can now order a copy from Amazon.com.

Richard will be celebrating his 70th birthday on March 31.

Richard Chamberlain U.K. TV Guide

Film Day, Date, Time Channel
The Man In The Iron Mask Sunday 28th @ 14:00 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Sunday 28th @ 06:40 Sky Cinema 1
The Swarm Saturday 27th @ 15:50 Channel 4
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 20th @ 17:00 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Saturday 20th @ 08:45 Sky Cinema 2
The Man In The Iron Mask Friday 19th @ 16:00 Sky Cinema 1
The Man In The Iron Mask Friday 19th @ 07:45 Sky Cinema 1

Richard will not be doing "Chicago" in New York after the current actor Norm Lewis departs the production. Christopher Sieber will take over the role of Billy Flynn from March 22 through May 2.

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain March TV Guide for the U.S.A.

February 2004

Richard will be presenting an award at the The Screen Actors Guild Awards 2004 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on Sunday February 22. It will be telecast on TNT at 8pm ET/PT. U.K. viewers can watch the proceedings "Live From The Red Carpet" at 9pm on E! and on Monday February 23 at 9pm on Living. Click here for pictures.

Richard will be narrating another Japanese documentary called "Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire" which premieres in May 2004 on PBS. Episode One: 'The Way Of The Samurai', Episode Two: 'The Will Of The Shogun' and Episode Three: 'The Return Of The Barbarians'.

In a interview with Norm Lewis who currently plays the part of Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Kander and Ebb's "Chicago", he mentioned that he thought Richard Chamberlain was taking over the part after he left on March 21. A spokesperson for the musical could not confirm the casting so it is just a rumor at the moment! On Broadway, Chicago plays the Ambassador Theatre, 219 W. 49th Street.

"The Thorn Birds" has now been released on DVD Region 1. Included on the discs is a newly filmed documentary "The Thorn Birds: Old Friends New Stories" which features interviews with the cast and crew reminiscing about the mini-series. Features interviews with Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward, Bryan Brown and David Wolper (executive producer). This featurette covers many aspects of the production including casting choices, locations, music, and the romance between Ward and Brown. The feature runs for 24 minutes 37 seconds.

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain February TV Guide for the U.S.A.

January 2004

Countdown to the release of the mini-series "The Thorn Birds" on DVD. For more details click here.

Read the article "The Making of 'Shogun' Event (October 17, 2003) by clicking here.

Richard's book "Shattered Love: A Memoir" will be available in Paperback on May, 01, 2004, and is now available to order from Amazon.com (U.S.A. & Canada) and Amazon.co.uk (U.K. & Europe).

More of Richard's films are going to be released in the next few months on DVD (Region 2 U.K. & Europe). "Shogun" (April 05), "King Solomon's Mines" (February 02) and "Allan Quatermain And The Lost City Of Gold" (February 02).

More of Richard's films have been, or are going to be in the next few months, released on DVD (Region 1). "Aftermath", "King Solomon's Mines", "Allan Quatermain And The Lost City Of Gold", and "The Thorn Birds" which are all available from Amazon.com.

The Thorn Birds DVD Box Set

The Thorn Birds DVD Box Set can now be ordered from Amazon.com

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The box set will include many extras including newly filmed interviews with Richard Chamberlain, Rachel Ward and Bryon Brown in a documentary entitled "The Thorn Birds: Old Friends New Stories"

Richard will be guest narrator (subject to change) for the "The Gilded Age: From Rags to Riches" being performed at Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA, (USA) on Saturday, May 29 at 6:00pm.
Dvorák, Mahler, and Tchaikovsky paid visits to our young nation as Wharton, Twain, and Henry James chronicled the period's cultural currents and fashions in their novels. A celebration of the Berkshire link to this glittering age (1880-1920) when America began to assert musical independence from Europe, and its first families built their palatial "cottages." An all-star evening featuring Dvorák's American Quartet, Mahler songs, Tchaikovsky's Andante for Strings, and works by Zez Confrey, Amy Beach, the best of ragtime-and readings weaving it all together.
Artists: Cho-Liang Lin (violin), John Musto (piano), Amy Burton (soprano), Yehuda Hanani (cello), Richard Chamberlain (guest narrator).
Bookings can be made via the Close Encounters With Music website.

Click here for the Richard Chamberlain January TV Guide for the U.S.A.

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