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I read fom somewhere that two years ago, when the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse was opened, Eileen Atkins in character as Ellen Terry spoke the first words of Shakespeare on its stage. 414 more words


What a Girl Wants (2003)

You have to give credit to the makers of What a Girl Wants, a middling teen film that knows exactly how to hit its audience’s sweet spot. 537 more words

Western Movie Reviews

New teaser and release date for The Crown

Netflix has announced its big new drama series about Queen Elizabeth II will arrive on November 4. 117 more words


'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. 439 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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