December (8 posts)
Tuesday 27 December 2011, 10:00
I wanted to play Miss Havisham because she's an iconic character who pervades our world in various forms. So many people have written about her or based other characters on her over many decades.
I was interested in what it was that was so appealing about her, what it is that seems to get under people...
Friday 23 December 2011, 09:29
Wednesday 21 December 2011, 10:00
Lapland covers quite touching issues that are affecting the Lewis family - like the loss of their family patriarch - and then my character, the holiday rep Jingle Jill interrupts with quite hilarious material. It's very much a comedy drama.
I remember when I read the script how moving and touching it...
Friday 16 December 2011, 12:55
I had 24 hours' notice and I'd missed the first series as I was working when it came out. So I bought the DVD and watched as many episodes as I could in the...
Tuesday 13 December 2011, 10:43
I wondered if in some bonkers self-justifying way, the MPs felt they were underpaid, so I worked out how much their net income was.
Then I started...
Friday 9 December 2011, 10:15
If, like me, you grew up in the 80s, loved loud music and winding up your parents, there's a good chance you were into Public Enemy.
At one point they were the biggest thing in hip hop and were hugely popular in the UK with both indie kids and rock fans alike.
I was definitely one of the latter,...
Friday 2 December 2011, 10:22
The truth was, I didn't know. But I knew it would be seen as a failure if we didn't get an interview.
As a director and producer, I have made documentaries...
Thursday 1 December 2011, 11:00
Portrait and fashion photo photographer Rankin reveals what it was like to meet five pioneering Life magazine photographers.