Richard Griffiths, who played Uncle Vernon in the Harry Potter franchise, has died, The Associated Press reports. He was 65.
Only a week into the new year, and already the volume of new TV is overwhelming. Case in point: this Sunday's logjam of new titles on network and cable, ranging from the truly sublime to the hopelessly ridiculous and instantly forgettable. Here's a rundown from best to worst.
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A Broadway staging of Equus, the West End revival that last year made headlines due to Daniel Radcliffe's many minutes of onstage nudity, has been scheduled to start previews Sept. 5 at the Broadhurst Theatre. Opening night is set for Sept. 25. In Equus, the erstwhile Harry Potter plays a disturbed stable hand. Tony winner Richard Griffiths (The History Boys), who will also reprise his role from the London production, plays his shrink. MWM