Showing posts with label 2002. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 2002. Show all posts

2002: Herb Ritts talks to BBC TV about Madonna

He was one of the world's greatest photographers and a close friend of Madonna's throughout the 80s and beyond. Herb Ritts was responsible for arguably the most iconic images of Madonna's career as well as one of her finest music videos - "Cherish".

Not long before his death in 2002 he spoke to the BBC about Madonna in this interview which aired in 2003.



(BBC, 2003)

2002: Madonna's former Mother-In-Law




The morning after the official opening night of "Up For Grabs" in May 2002, Madonna's stepmother-in-law at the time Shireen Ritchie appeared live on UK's GMTV to chat about the London play.

She's interviewed by Kate Garroway (who also attended the play's opening), and gives her opinion on Madonna's performance in the play amongst other things.

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(GMTV, May 2002)

2002: 'Up For Grabs' Opening Night




A full 14 years after appearing on Broadway in "Speed-The-Plow", Madonna returned to stage play acting in the London production of David Williamson's "Up For Grabs".

This dark comedy was staged at the Wyndhams Theatre in the heart of London's West End theatre district and ran from May through to July 2002.

Here's a great report from UK Breakfast TV channel GMTV about the official opening night of the play, which happened on Thursday May 23rd 2002!

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(GMTV, May 2002)