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'Cold Comfort Farm' by Stella Gibbons

Cold Comfort Farm

I’ve wanted to read this novel since seeing the movie version back in the late 90’s (starring Kate Beckinsale, Eileen Atkins and Ian McKellen), but it’s taken me til now to actually get around to it. 281 more words


More Shakespeare with Eileen Atkins, Joanna Vanderham and Roger Allam

Some more Shakespearean goodness from The Guardian with Eileen Atkins, Joanna Vanderham and Roger Allam.

Eileen Atkins gives us Emilia’s lines from Othello, act IV scene 3. 68 more words


Dame Eileen Atkins | Nothing Like a Dame

Watching a great actor playing another great actor is not an everyday occurrence. Legendary stage, film and television actress, Dame Eileen Atkins, 81, leaves you feeling hypnotised by her commanding performance at the candlelit… 1,797 more words



Dame Ellen Terry, an English stage actress and widely considered one of the finest Shakespearean actresses

Ellen Terry composed Four Lectures on Shakespeare with her friend and colleague Sir Henry Irving in the early years of the twentieth century.

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First look at Netflix's The Crown

Netflix have released a ‘sizzle reel’ for their new drama about Queen Elizabeth II called The Crown. 105 more words


Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins

‘Atkins is sublime. She is an artist at the peak of her powers. Nothing she does goes for nothing. It’s inspiring.’

The Financial Times… 74 more words


The Scapegoat (2012)

Body double stories are always fascinating to me. There’s something delightfully perverse and voyeuristic about the notion of assuming someone else’s identity and walking in their shoes with no one knowing the truth. 607 more words

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