London to Stage 'Real' Mrs. Robinson

The famous stocking-clad leg tempting Dustin Hoffman in the movie poster of The Graduate will be starring, along with the rest of the body, as Mrs. Robinson in London's West End, writes the Daily Mail.

Many fans of the of Mike Nichol's 1967 classic are unaware that Mrs. Robinson's shapely leg in the poster did not belong to Anne Bancroft, the sultry female star of the '60s cult film, but to former Dallas star Linda Gray.

But with her new part, Gray, 60, will be the oldest actress ever to play the entertainment world's most desired middle-aged seductress.

Other actresses to star in the theater adaptation in London include Kathleen Turner and the former Mrs. Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall.

More Than Kippers and Pie

"In the past, there were two terms for bad food: hotel food and British food," Tim Zagat, founder of influential restaurant magazine Zagat, writes in The Independent.

But after surveying restaurants in 70 cities around the world, Zagat praises London for its unprecedented improvement in fine dining. "In many ways I think it is more interesting than Paris. It is one of the top two, three or four cities — it is hard to say which — for restaurants."

He cites diversity as the main reason London stands out from other cities. The poll also awards celebrity haunt The Ivy in Covent Garden the title of the most popular restaurant in the British capital.

Murder Most Foul

Police in Kent are shocked over how one of their own could kill four members of his family before hanging himself in the garage, reports The Times.

Karl Bluestone, 36, was an officer renowned for his jovial personality and his work with children in the community.

But on Wednesday, police officers responding to a call entered the Bluestone's home to be confronted with a gruesome sight: the body of his 3-year-old son Henry lying at the bottom of the living room stairs, his wife and infant's body upstairs and Bluestone's body hanging in the garage.

After hearing the news, Bluestone's parents returned from a vacation in the south of France and issued a statement saying: "We love our son. He was a man devoted to his children, dedicated to his job and filled with love for his wife."

The only surviving family member, 7-year-old daughter Jessica, was released from the hospital after suffering minor injuries.

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