Legendary English actress Joan Collins headed to Dubai Opera

Joan Collins
Updated 06 November 2017
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Legendary English actress Joan Collins headed to Dubai Opera

JEDDAH: Actress, philanthropist and best-selling author, Joan Collins will grace the Dubai Opera stage in her new show on Dec. 12.
“An Evening with Dame Joan Collins” will see Collins reveal some of the exciting stories and secrets from her long career. The show puts Collins center stage and gives audiences the opportunity to have an intimate chat with the legendary actress. The show takes its lead from the audiences’ questions and allows Collins to explore her career, the roles and the men of her life. The production also features never before seen footage from her career.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II honored the Golden Globe winner and Emmy-nominee with an O.B.E. in 1997, making her an Officer of the British Empire.
Collins has appeared in more than 65 feature films and dozens of television series, including the role of Alexis Carrington on Dynasty, one of the most highly watched television dramas of all time. Her novels and memoirs have sold over 50 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages.
She is recognized around the world as a fashion maven of timeless beauty, and is a regular diarist for The Spectator and a contributor to The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times and Harper’s Bazaar.
On stage, Collins has performed on Broadway, the West End, and in national tours in the UK and North America. On the humanitarian front, Joan Collins is devoted to the well-being of women, children and families, and regularly lends her support and celebrity to causes that include finding a cure for breast cancer and empowering children with learning disabilities.
Collins received a damehood for her services to charity in the 2015 New Year’s Honors List.
Tickets for “An Evening with Joan Collins” are priced at 295 dirhams ($80) and are available on Dubai Opera’s website.


Britain’s Prince Harry has asked his brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding

Prince Harry, back, served as best man during the wedding of Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge in April 29, 2011. (AFP)
Updated 26 April 2018
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Britain’s Prince Harry has asked his brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding

LONDON: Britain’s Prince Harry has asked his elder brother Prince William to be his best man at his wedding to US actress Meghan Markle next month, his office said in a statement on Thursday.

Harry was William’s best man at his own glittering wedding to wife Kate Middleton in 2011.

“The Duke of Cambridge is honored to have been asked and is very much looking forward to supporting his brother at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor on May 19th,” Kensington Palace said.

Earlier this week William and Kate, whose official titles are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, celebrated the arrival of their third child.