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                                                      November 2005 / February 2006 records

                                                                              February / April 2006

                        MAY / SEPTEMBER 2006


                                                                 26/09/06 : Update of the site


                                                                 Several press articles, fan arts, photos

                                                                                 and videos have been added on the



                                                                26/09/06 : Alan at a charity



                                                                 On September 25th, Alan went to a

                                                                               charity evening organized for Sadler' s

                                                                               Wells, at the Royal Horticultural Hall,

                                                                               in London. You can see some photos

                                                                               of the event on the Photo Gallery.


                                                                                                              18/09/06 : "Perfume" at the

                                                                                                              Ghent Film Festival


                                                                                                                          "Perfume", the new movie in which

                                                                                                                                          Alan Rickman plays, will be screened

                                                                                                                                          for the opening of the Ghent Film

                                                                                                                                         Festival, on October 11th (Thanks



                                                                                                             08/09/06 : The "Perfume" 

                                                                                                             premieres in Munich and Berlin


                                                                                                                         Alan Rickman was present in Munich

                                                                                                                                        yesterday for the world premiere of his

                                                                                                                                        new movie, "Perfume", with Ben

                                                                                                                                       Wishaw, Rachel Hurd-Wood, and the

                                                                                                                                       director, Tom Tykwer. You can see some

                                                                                                                                        photos of the event and some new ones

                                                                                                                                       of the movie (Thanks to Vera) on the

                                                                                                                                       Photo Gallery.

                                                                                                                                       EDIT : Some photos of the other premiere,

                                                                                                                                       which took place today in Berlin, are in the

                                                                                                                                       Gallery too.


                                                                                                            02/09/06 : Interview of Alan by

                                                                                                            the BBC Radio 4


                                                                                                            As we said before, Alan has been

                                                                                                                                       interviewed by the BBC Radio 4, about

                                                                                                                                      "Snow cake". You can listen to the

                                                                                                                                       interview on the radio website. The

                                                                                                                                       extract of the show of September 1st

                                                                                                                                       about Alan begins at 19.57 minutes.


                                                                                                            22/08/06 : Alan at the Toronto

                                                                                                            Film Festival


                                                                                                                               According to that article from the

                                                                                                                                       Toronto Star, Alan Rickman will be

                                                                                                                                        present at the Toronto Film Festival

                                                                                                                                       (September 7th-16th of 2006), for his

                                                                                                                                       next movie, "Snow cake", with

                                                                                                                                       Sigourney Weaver and the director

                                                                                                                                       Marc Evans. 


                                                                                                            22/08/06 : A new play for Alan ?


                                                                                                                          According to the Variety magazine,

                                                                                                                                       Alan Rickman would play soon, with

                                                                                                                                       Lindsay Duncan, in the Harold

                                                                                                                                       Pinter's play, "Old times", in New-York,

                                                                                                                                       starting from January 2007. However,

                                                                                                                                       nothing has been confirmed yet. The

                                                                                                                                       two actors have played together before

                                                                                                                                        in "Les Liaisons dangereuses" in

                                                                                                                                       1985-1986, and in "Private lives" in



                                                                                                            19/08/06 : Interview of Alan by

                                                                                                            the BBC2


                                                                                                                          On the "Videos" page, you can find

                                                                                                                                       now an interview of Alan made by the

                                                                                                                                       BBC2 for "The Edinburgh show" of

                                                                                                                                       yesterday, where he talks about "My

                                                                                                                                       name is Rachel Corrie" and "Snow

                                                                                                                                       cake". Thank you very much Sue !


                                                                                                            18/08/06 : Alan interviewed by

                                                                                                            the BBC Radio 4


                                                                                                                         Alan Rickman will be interviewed by

                                                                                                                                       the BBC Radio 4 on September 1st,

                                                                                                                                       from 4.30 to 5.30 p.m, English hour.

                                                                                                                                       You' ll be able to listen to him online,

                                                                                                                                       during the show and after too (Thanks

                                                                                                                                       Emily for the news)


                                                                                                            18/08/06 : A "Snow cake"

                                                                                                            screening for a charity action


                                                                                                                                   According to this article, a screening

                                                                                                                                       of "Snow cake" will take place on

                                                                                                                                       September 5th, 8.45 p.m, at the

                                                                                                                                       Everyman cinema, in Hampstead,

                                                                                                                                       which will be followed by a Questions

                                                                                                                                       & Answers session, with Marc Evans

                                                                                                                                       and Alan Rickman, in order to earn

                                                                                                                                      money for St Stephen's of Hampstead

                                                                                                                                      (Thanks Sue for the news).


                                                                                                           17/08/06 : "Snow cake" at the

                                                                                                           Edinburgh Festival


                                                                                                                                 As we said before, "Snow cake" is

                                                                                                                                      currently screened at the Edinburgh

                                                                                                                                      Festival. The Premiere took place on

                                                                                                                                      August 15th, with Marc Evans, Alan

                                                                                                                                      Rickman and Sigourney Weaver. You

                                                                                                                                      can find several photos of the event

                                                                                                                                      on the Photo Gallery, just as a new

                                                                                                                                      poster of the movie, which you can also

                                                                                                                                      see on the official website of the movie.


                                                                                                           17/08/06 : Interview of Alan about



                                                                                                           You can read an interview of Alan (in

                                                                                                                                      German) on the official website of his

                                                                                                                                      next movie, "Perfume", directed by

                                                                                                                                      Tom Tykwer. It' s in "Credits / Antoine

                                                                                                                                      Richis". You can find the English

                                                                                                                                      translation, made by Vera, on RP, in

                                                                                                                                      the "Interviews / Press" page. Thanks Vera !


                                                                                                           07/08/06 : A poster of Alan Rickman

                                                                                                           for the American Library Association


                                                                                                           As we wrote before, Alan Rickman posed

                                                                                                                                     with his favorite book, "The catcher in

                                                                                                                                     the rye", for the Celebrity READ campaign,

                                                                                                                                     organized by the American Library

                                                                                                                                     Association. You can buy the poster on

                                                                                                                                     that website and found it on our Photo



                                                                                                           02/08/06 : Update of the site


                                                                                                           Some new fan arts, photos, and press

                                                                                                                                     articles, have been added on the website.

                                                                                                                                     You can also find the new affiliates of

                                                                                                                                     Rickman Paradise on the "Links" page.


                                                                                                          01/08/06 : Alan Rickman in New-York


                                                                                                                       Alan went to New-York this week for the

                                                                                                                                     production of "My name is Rachel Corrie".

                                                                                                                                    He met one of the producers of the play,

                                                                                                                                    Dena Hammerstein, and his son, Simon

                                                                                                                                    Hammerstein. You can find 2 photos of

                                                                                                                                    that meeting, which took place on thursday

                                                                                                                                    evening, on the Photo gallery (Thanks

                                                                                                                                    to Emily).


                                                                                                         31/07/06 : Alan in the press


                                                                                                                      You can read a new article about Alan on

                                                                                                                                    that website, and also in the Spectrum

                                                                                                                                    magazine you can buy on Ebay, and find the

                                                                                                                                    cover on the Photo gallery.


                                                                                                         29/07/06 : First photo of "Nobel son"


                                                                                                                       The first photo of Alan Rickman in the movie

                                                                                                                                   "Nobel son" appeared on the Web. You can

                                                                                                                                    see it on the Photo Gallery and on one of the

                                                                                                                                    movie composers page.


                                                                                                         13/07/06 : Alan in Oxford


                                                                                                                      According to Trystero49, on IMDB, Alan went

                                                                                                                                   at the Balliol College, in Oxford, on Tuesday,

                                                                                                                                   for a Questions & Answers session with the



                                                                                                        11/07/06 : Megan Dodds replaced ?


                                                                                                                      According to this article, Megan Dodds would

                                                                                                                                  be replaced by the actress Josephine Taylor,

                                                                                                                                  in the Alan Rickman's play, "My name is

                                                                                                                                 Rachel Corrie", for the Galway Festival,

                                                                                                                                 between July 24th and 30th.

                                                                                                                                 EDIT : For the next Broadway representations,

                                                                                                                                 Megan Dodds will be replaced 2 days a week

                                                                                                                                 by an actress who will be chosen soon, and if

                                                                                                                                 the play is extended after November 19th too.


                                                                                                       08/07/06 : Alan on a poster for the

                                                                                                       American Library Association


                                                                                                       Alan will pose with his favorite book for the

                                                                                                                                Celebrity READ campaign, organized by the

                                                                                                                                American Library Association, which

                                                                                                                                encourages children to read. The poster will

                                                                                                                                be sold in August, on that website.


                                                                                                      02/07/06 : Alan at the Noël Coward

                                                                                                      theater renaming ceremony


                                                                                                      According to this article from,

                                                                                                                               Alan went, on June 30th, at a ceremony organized

                                                                                                                                for the renaming of a theater. Actually, the

                                                                                                                               Albery has been renamed the Noël Coward

                                                                                                                               Theater, in honour for the "Private lives"

                                                                                                                               author, in which Alan played. At that ceremony,

                                                                                                                               we could find Judi Dench, Richard Attenborough

                                                                                                                               or Lindsay Duncan too.


                                                                                                     23/06/06 : "My name is Rachel Corrie"

                                                                                                     on the US continent


                                                                                                     According to this article from The New-York

                                                                                                                             Times, the play directed by Alan Rickman,

                                                                                                                             "My name is Rachel Corrie", will be performed

                                                                                                                              at the Minetta Lane Theater, in Greenwich

                                                                                                                             Village, in New-York, from October 15th to

                                                                                                                             November 19th, with openings from October

                                                                                                                             5th. Moreover, the play will be also performed

                                                                                                                             at the World Urban Festival, in Vancouver, on

                                                                                                                             August 22th and 24th.


                                                                                                    20/06/06 : Award lost by Alan at the

                                                                                                    Seattle Film Festival


                                                                                                    According to this article, Alan was nominated

                                                                                                                            in the category "Best actor" at the Seattle

                                                                                                                            Film Festival. However, he was at the second

                                                                                                                            position and the award went to Ryan Gosling.


                                                                                                  12/06/06 : Good luck for your exams !


                                                                                                              RickmanParadise wishes good luck to

                                                                                                                          everyone who pass an exam.


                                                                                                 12/06/06 : "My name is Rachel Corrie"

                                                                                                 at the Galway and Edinburgh festivals


                                                                                                                    According to this article, the play directed by 

                                                                                                                         Alan Rickman, "My name is Rachel Corrie",

                                                                                                                         will be performed at the Galway Festival,

                                                                                                                         from July 24th to 30th, and then at the

                                                                                                                        Edinburgh Festival, from August 3rd to 28th

                                                                                                                        of 2006.


                                                                                               31/05/06 : Release of the DVD "Harry

                                                                                               Potter and the Goblet of fire" in France


                                                                                                           The DVD of the movie "Harry Potter and the

                                                                                                                      Goblet of fire" has been released today in the

                                                                                                                      French shops ! You can find on the Collector

                                                                                                                      edition a deleted scene between Severus and



                                                                                              25/05/06 : Update of the website


                                                                                              The "Awards" page has been updated, and

                                                                                                                      the "Links" page will be soon.


                                                                                              25/05/06 : Casting of the young Severus

                                                                                              for "Harry Potter and the Order of the



                                                                                                          According to this article of the BBC, the casting

                                                                                                                    for the young Severus has been done, and the

                                                                                                                   actor chosen would be Alec Hopkins.

                                                                                                                   ( Thanks to UHP )


                                                                                            25/05/06 : Alan at the theater opening

                                                                                           of "Sunday in the park with George"


                                                                                           According to this article, Alan went, on Tuesday

                                                                                                                  evening, at the theater opening of the musical

                                                                                                                 "Sunday in the park with George", at the

                                                                                                                 Wyndham’s Theatre. Among the other celebrities

                                                                                                                 who were there too, we could find Brian Cox or

                                                                                                                 Patrick Stewart. You can find some photos in

                                                                                                                 the Gallery and on that site.


                                                                                          19/05/06 : "Snow cake" screened at

                                                                                          Cannes and Seattle


                                                                                                       "Snow cake" has been screened yesterday in

                                                                                                                 Cannes, out of the official competition, in                                           

                                                                                                                 the category "Cannes market", and again

                                                                                                                 tomorrow at 2 p.m. You can see more details

                                                                                                                 here. The Marc Evans movie will be also shown 

                                                                                                                 at the Seattle Film Festival, on June 1st and 7th.


                                                                                          17/05/06 : Update of the website


                                                                                                       Some Fan arts, photos, and videos have been

                                                                                                                 added on the website.


                                                                                          15/05/06 : An Alan's cap sold on Ebay


                                                                                                       As we said before, a "Love actually" cap and a

                                                                                                                 photo, signed by Alan Rickman, are sold on

                                                                                                                Ebay for the association DEBRA, which fight

                                                                                                                against the genetic skin blistering condition EB

                                                                                                               (Epidermolysis Bullosa). The sale will be finished

                                                                                                                on May 21th.


                                                                                         14/05/06 : New trailer for "Perfume"


                                                                                         You can find a new trailer for "Perfume" on that

                                                                                                               site. However, it works only with Internet explorer.

           (Thanks Vera)


                                                                                        14/05/06 : Alan support to the Theatre



                                                                                        According to this article, Alan would be present,

                                                                                                              among other actors, at the event organized at

                                                                                                              the Covent Garden venue, on Tuesday evening,

                                                                                                              May 16th, in order to support the Theatre Museum,

                                                                                                              which could be incorporated back into the V & A

                                                                                                              Museum in South London. We can find among

                                                                                                              the other actors who would assist to that event,

                                                                                                              Miriam Margolyes or Vanessa Redgrave.


                                                                                        14/05/06 : Interview of Alan about

                                                                                       "Snow cake"


                                                                                        On the CBS website, you can find a review of

                                                                                                              the movie, and an interview of Alan, the director

                                                                                                              Marc Evans and the producer Gina Carter. You

                                                                                                              can also read the transcript (made by Jan) on

                                                                                                              the Forum.


                                                                                        05/05/06 : "Snow cake" at the Tribeca

                                                                                        Film Festival


                                                                                        Alan has attended yesterday at the "Snow cake"

                                                                                                              premiere, at the Tribeca Film Festival in

                                                                                                              New-York. Later, he took part in a "Questions &

                                                                                                              answers" session about the movie, with Marc

                                                                                                              Evans and Sigourney Weaver. You can find some

                                                                                                              photos of the event on the Photo Gallery of the


                                                                                                              Moreover, according to this article, "Snow cake"

                                                                                                              would be screened at the Athens Film Festival who

                                                                                                              has started yesterday.

                                                                                                              EDIT : You can find some new photos of Alan at the

                                                                                                              "Questions & answers" session on the Photo Gallery,

                                                                                                              thanks to Apythia, and on CatsPlay's website.

























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