Virus shuts many UK theaters but online the show goes on
(Aaron Chown/PA via AP)LONDON – When Andrew Lincoln steps onstage at London’s Old Vic Theatre as Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol,” he looks out on an empty auditorium. The Old Vic is among theaters trying to keep the flame alive. That includes London, where theaters had just begun to reopen after a four-week national lockdown ended Dec. 2. The Old Vic has mounted an “In Camera” season of plays performed on its stage and broadcast online. Playwright Jack Thorne’s adaptation has been a hit at the Old Vic for the past three Christmases.
For 'Breaking Bad' and 'Downton Abbey,' 'the end' wasn't
For "Breaking Bad" and "Downton Abbey," it turns out "The end" wasn't. HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - For "Breaking Bad" and "Downton Abbey," it turns out "The end" wasn't. Ditto for "Downton Abbey," which didn't tie up every loose end but set up enough happily ever afters to leave a solid sense of satisfaction. All of which explains why "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" cruises into select theaters and onto Netflix this weekend, a mere three weeks after "Downton Abbey" topped the box-office, amassing nearly $140 million worldwide thus far. "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" premieres Oct. 11 on Netflix and in select theaters.