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Q&A: John Hurt on Quentin Crisp and The Naked Civil Servant

WHERE?: BFI

WHEN: 25/7

‘It was the best piece of writing I’d ever read,’ remembers Sir John Hurt reflecting on TV’s The Naked Civil Servant… 333 more words

BFI

Blue Jasmine (2013)

2016.53: Blue Jasmine (Amazon VOD)

Blue Jasmine is a very good Woody Allen film (okay, maybe not up there with his ‘greats’ but damn good nonetheless and proving his continuing his validity as a film-maker even after so many years/films), that is graced by a powerhouse performance by Cate Blanchett as the title character. 379 more words

Movies

Greater Manchester Fringe: Maids of Suburbia

WITH Greater Manchester Fringe underway, I caught up with actress Victoria Scow and BAFTA award-winning writer and director Anita Pandolfo ahead of their upcoming play Maids of Suburbia… 502 more words

TV And Film

Backdate - London Part 1

Well, like all diary entries I guess nothing good happens on the first day you write something so you gotta start somewhere. I think I’ll start with 2 weeks ago. 691 more words

Lifestyle

RACING'S GLITTERATI

The Mothership isn’t happy… She didn’t like the coverage of the BAFTAs red carpet last week because they didn’t show the dresses for very long, the commentator didn’t know who any of the designers were and his voice was annoying. 1,592 more words

Is the TV industry failing young people?

Being invited to the BAFTA Television lecture titled ‘is the TV industry failing young people?’, you would’ve thought that I was surrounded by ladies wearing high-waisted trousers and men with orange coloured frames. 154 more words

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