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I just want a walk on part in the movie of my life.

Ray Winstone is auditioning to play me
in the movie about my life.
He says, ” I was drawn to the part as
I want to ditch my hard man image… 158 more words


Film review - Flash Gordon (Mike Hodges, 1980)

Where’s he got that leotard from? Why doesn’t he just sleep with the alien girl? Why is he so dedicated to the earth girl when they’ve know each other ten minutes? 453 more words

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In defence of Prince Charles

Right, to lay out my position on the Royals. I’m pretty much neutral. I won’t be bending the knee anytime soon, but I’m not calling for us to wheel out the guillotine. 830 more words


The bastard lovechild of Brian Blessed

So did that get your attention? This is a man who attempted alchemy to make gold, when that didn’t succeed he tried to become a supervillain, eyepatch and all, and now, still with gold in mind, this year he’s back in Edinburgh recruiting for an expedition to find El Dorado. 340 more words

TV Movie: Catherine the Great (1996)

This is one of those productions which really makes me wonder how the economics of it could possibly work. Costumes are lush, the cast is frankly amazing, and it can’t have been cheap. 333 more words

Brian Blessed reveals Agatha Christie confided in him about having depression when the two became friends

Brian Blessed revealed he ‘got on famously’ with Agatha Christie when they met, and the famous writer thenopened up to him about her depression.

The actor, 80, is currently directing play Spider’s Web, one of Agatha Christie’s favourite plays, and while on GMB he revealed she’d once told him exactly how she’d want the play done. 348 more words


Brian Blessed does the weather on Good Morning Britain and they need to give him a permanent job

Brian Blessed needs a permanent job on Good Morning Britain.

During his visit to the show to talk about his new play Spider’s Web, the veteran actor was asked to give an impromptu performance, and that he did. 317 more words