Search for Disney and
    1. January 25, 2013

      The not-so-wonderful world of Walt Disney

      The title of Philip Glass’s new opera on the life of Walt Disney, The Perfect American, is drenched in irony. The portrait...

    2. August 16, 2012

      A serious turn for comics

      When DC Thomson, the Dundee-based publisher, warned this week that a 75th anniversary issue in December of The Dandy would...

    1. March 16, 2012

      Phantoms of the author

      The Ecstasy of Influence: Non-fictions, etc, by Jonathan Lethem, Jonathan Cape, RRP£20, 437 pages While reading the title...

    2. January 26, 2012

      When Disney dreams became a nihilistic nightmare

      Post-punk nihilists and Mickey Mouse are not natural bedfellows. When you think of Walt Disney, you might think of all...

    3. January 20, 2012

      Shares in HMV soar on £180m debt deal

      HMV looks set to survive the turbulent conditions on the high street after striking a deal with its banks to waive covenants...

    4. January 16, 2012

      Plan to vary public pay in regions attacked

      George Osborne faced fresh criticism of his plans to introduce regional differences in public sector pay after a leading...

    5. January 12, 2012

      News Corp looks to buy stake in LA Dodgers

      News Corp is looking to acquire a minority stake in the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team, according to people familiar with...

    6. December 7, 2011

      Verizon: going over-the-top

      As the options for consuming video proliferate, it can look as if chaos is breaking out in the television industry. But the...

    7. November 11, 2011

      Viacom to switch from NYSE to save fees

      Viacom will change its market listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq Global Select Market in a move the...

    8. October 23, 2011

      Turkey to get Disney free-to-air TV

      Walt Disney is launching the Disney Channel on free-to-air television in Turkey in a move that will increase the channel’s...

    9. September 29, 2011

      Recruitment Diary: September 29 2011

      ● Jobs of the week Go on – you know you want to revisit that old dressing up box full of Snow White and Prince Charming...

    10. April 8, 2011

      Disney breaks ground on Shanghai park

      Disney chief executive Bob Iger says the park will be both “authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese” Walt Disney, the...

    11. February 9, 2011

      US stocks fall as investors take profits

      Walt Disney stock leapt to a 10-year high after the entertainment group reported strong first-quarter earnings, but US...

    12. July 16, 2010

      Toy Story merchandising

      Disney hopes to sell $2.4bn of Toy Story 3 merchandise, almost five times the box office proceeds of its average Pixar film....

    13. June 22, 2010

      Cute, cuddly and commercial

      A leksandr Orlov, a heavily accented Russian aristocrat with a penchant for velvet dressing gowns, has become one of...

    14. June 21, 2010

      Cute, cuddly and commercial

      Aleksandr Orlov, a heavily accented Russian aristocrat with a penchant for velvet dressing gowns, has become one of...

    15. May 18, 2010

      Peter Pan

      Forget the tight-clad sprite from the Disney movie. The Peter Pan in the National Theatre of Scotland's inspired new version...

    16. April 7, 2010

      3D animation group eyes $1bn listing

      RealD, whose technology has fuelled the explosion in 3D cinema, is working on a potential $1bn listing to capitalise on the...

    17. April 7, 2010

      RealD to capitalise on 3D success with IPO

      RealD, whose technology has fuelled the explosion in 3D cinema, is working on a potential $1bn listing to capitalise on the...

    18. February 3, 2010

      Studio auctions steal limelight in Hollywood

      With Oscar season in full swing Hollywood is on tenterhooks to see which films will triumph on the industry's glitziest...

    19. February 3, 2010

      Studio auctions steal limelight in Hollywood

      With Oscar season in full swing Hollywood is on tenterhooks to see which films will triumph on the industry’s glitziest...

    20. December 17, 2009

      Veteran of Disney’s boardroom battles

      For much of his life, Roy Disney, who died on Wednesday of stomach cancer aged 79, was overshadowed by his uncle Walt, the...

    21. December 17, 2009

      Veteran of Disney's bitter boardroom battles

      For much of his life, Roy Disney, who died yesterday of stomach cancer aged 79, was overshadowed by his uncle Walt, the...

    22. November 7, 2009

      London lights on

      On the other side of Hanover Square, the Crown Estate, which manages the sovereign's property portfolio, was hosting its...

    23. May 30, 2009

      Bollywood goes global to sell film stakes

      Foreign private equity investors, studios and film funds will be given a chance to invest directly in Bollywood films at...

    24. May 29, 2009

      Bollywood goes global to sell film stakes

      Foreign private equity investors, studios and film funds will be given a chance to invest directly in Bollywood films at the...

    25. April 2, 2009

      Disney warns on restraints to web viewing

      Disney expressed caution on Thursday over the US cable industry’s move to restrict online viewing of television shows to...

    26. April 2, 2009

      CEO pay at Thomson Reuters pay

      On the day that anarchist mobs are prowling the City of London, it takes a brave company to announce an outsized pay rise...

    27. December 20, 2008

      Shrek the Musical

      After the first Shrek movie opened in 2001, purists complained that the vision of William Steig, who wrote the book upon...

    28. December 18, 2008

      BSkyB unveils HD’s successor

      Hard-pressed consumers have dug deep in their pockets for new high-definition televisions, only to find that they may soon...

    29. October 20, 2008

      Military solution to viable projection

      When Michael Lewis, the chief executive of Real D, began thinking about how to create a viable 3-D projection system for...

    30. October 5, 2008

      Passing decision-making to a third party

      Fiduciary management of pension fund assets is big business in the Netherlands and is gathering pace in other markets,...

    31. October 1, 2008

      Lawsuits filed over DVD software

      The movie industry yesterday launched a legal fight to block the sale of DVD copying software it alleges breaches copyright...

    32. September 11, 2008

      ESPN pledges to be on the pitch

      When the whistle blows for the next sale of the Premier League's television rights, US broadcaster ESPN is likely to be on...

    33. August 6, 2008

      Car adverts slump

      Televised car commercials usually provide a good excuse to pay a visit to the refrigerator. Ubiquitous during sporting...

    34. August 6, 2008

      Sony aims for united front to survive digital evolution

      The obituaries for the traditional music business have been written and rewritten since digital piracy first began to hit...

    35. August 5, 2008

      Car ad slump

      Televised car commercials usually provide a good excuse to pay a visit to the refrigerator. Ubiquitous during sporting...

    36. June 24, 2008

      By promoting gigs, record labels get in on bigger act

      A high-level feud at Live Nation, the world’s largest concert promoter, has all the ego-drenched drama of a rock band on...

    37. June 9, 2008

      Bigpoint games site snapped up by NBC fund

      The boom in online gaming will be underlined today with the acquisition of Bigpoint, a Germany-based computer games...

    38. June 8, 2008

      Bigpoint snapped up by NBC fund

      The boom in online gaming will be underlined on Monday with the acquisition of Bigpoint, a German-based computer games...

    Search for Disney and