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Drama: Bertie & Elizabeth

Apologies for the number of segments

Bertie & Elizabeth is a 2002 television film produced by Carlton Television. The film explores the relationship between King George VI and his wife Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (Queen Elizabeth) from their very first meeting to the King’s death in the winter of 1952.

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Nothing Like a Dame (2018) Review

Nothing Like a Dame is a truly fantastic documentary where four outstanding actresses with amazing careers sit down and have a chat, about the good old days and how things have changed. 494 more words


Nothing Like A Dame ⭐⭐⭐½

It’s a simple idea executed wonderfully: you put four national treasures – real life Dames and the crème de la crème of the acting profession, in front of the camera and let them talk freely about their lives, loves and work, with the occasional prompt from director, Roger Michell and out pops a most magical and entertaining 84 mins that literally flew by. 122 more words


FILM REVIEW: Nothing Like A Dame starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins and Joan Plowright

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Greenwich Picturehouse


Each is a Dame, they are all in their ninth decades and have met regularly at Joan Plowright’s countryside retreat since they got to know each other many years ago. 257 more words


Nothing Like a Dame


Take four national treasures. Decant them into a country house and allow to ferment for a couple of days. Throw in four glasses of champagne, then sit back and watch what happens. 322 more words


Judi, Maggie, Joan and Eileen: all hail British theatre's great dames | Michael Billington | Stage | The Guardian

Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. The wheeze of bringing together four of Britain’s distinguished theatrical dames – Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith – and letting them reminisce has yielded an extraordinary film which opens in cinemas next week before being shown on BBC TV under the Arena banner. 69 more words


Spend an evening with four old Dames

A new film celebrating the careers of four acclaimed British actresses will be screened in UK cinemas on May 2nd. 138 more words