Adam West: Batman actors pay tribute to 'great guy'

Adam West: Batman actors pay tribute to 'great guy'

Ben Affleck and Will Arnett have joined fellow Batman star Val Kilmer in paying tribute to Adam West, who played the superhero on TV in the 1960s. Affleck said the late actor, who died last week aged 88, had “exemplified heroism” and remembered him as “kind, funny and an all around great guy”. “Thank you for showing us all how it’s done,” said the star of last year’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. “RIP…

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Adam West an amazing talent, says Batman co-star Burt Ward

Adam West an amazing talent, says Batman co-star Burt Ward

Actor Burt Ward, who played Robin alongside Adam West’s Batman in the hit 1960s TV series, has paid tribute to his co-star who has died aged 88. Ward, 71, told the BBC that the two had enjoyed “an amazing friendship”, describing the actor as “a lot of fun”. He said they had played the Dynamic Duo “on multiple levels” to please the show’s varied audience. West died in Los Angeles on Friday after a short…

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Adam West: TV Batman actor dies at 88

Adam West: TV Batman actor dies at 88

Adam West, the US actor best known as the star of the 1960s hit TV series Batman, has died aged 88. West died peacefully in Los Angeles after a “short but brave battle” with leukaemia, a family spokesperson said. His tongue-in-cheek portrayal of Batman and the superhero’s alter ego Bruce Wayne won a cult following. He later struggled to find big acting roles, but won a new generation of fans in more recent times after…

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Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC

Sponsored Content by Fairmont British Columbia Jun. 8th, 2017 There’s no place quite like British Columbia. Fairmont has teamed up with local partners to offer a variety of culinary excursions, guided tours of craft distilleries and the opportunity to forage wild ingredients with a chef. From the vibrant, metropolitan energy of Vancouver to the quaint charm of afternoon tea in Victoria and the adrenaline pumping adventure of Whistler, experience the best of BC with World Class Wild. With Fairmont, you can…

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Cannes Film Festival 2017: Dominic West on inspiration for The Square

Cannes Film Festival 2017: Dominic West on inspiration for The Square

Dominic West has revealed he based his performance in Palme d’Or contender The Square on real-life contemporary artists – but refused to reveal who. The Wire actor plays famous artist Julian in the art world satire, alongside Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss. He admitted he would be “pretty scared” to meet Julian as those kind of people are “so powerful and so rich”. Asked who he was inspired by for the role, he said: “I’m…

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Man City sweep past West Brom to close in on Champions League spot

Man City sweep past West Brom to close in on Champions League spot

Manchester City clinched an emphatic win over West Brom to move back up to third place in the Premier League with one game remaining. A point in their final game at Watford on Sunday will now be enough to guarantee Pep Guardiola’s side a place in the top four and Champions League football, while a win would see them finish third and go straight into the group stage. This was as straightforward a victory as…

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Chelsea clinch Premier League title thanks to win at West Brom

Chelsea clinch Premier League title thanks to win at West Brom

Media playback is not supported on this device Chelsea were crowned Premier League champions as Michy Batshuayi’s late goal gave them the victory they required to secure the title at West Brom. It looked as though Antonio Conte’s side might be forced to delay their celebrations as they were frustrated for long periods by the resilience and organisation of their hosts. But the mood changed and the title was won with eight minutes left as…

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Several men arrested as Newcastle & West Ham raided in tax fraud investigation

Several men arrested as Newcastle & West Ham raided in tax fraud investigation

Newcastle United and West Ham United’s grounds have been raided in a fraud investigation, resulting in several arrests. HMRC said it deployed 180 officers across the UK and France, and several men working within professional football had been held. It searched premises in the north east and south east of England. The BBC understands the suspected income tax and National Insurance fraud amounts to £5m. Business records, financial records, computers and mobile phones were also…

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