Gemma Chan

Chooses the 1987 film The Princess Bride

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Actress
TV credits include Fresh Meat, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Dates. Former law graduate and model.

The Princess Bride

Gemma Chan chooses the 1987 comedy adventure film The Princess Bride, adapted from the novel of the same name by William Goldman, directed by Rob Reiner and starring Robin Wright, Peter Faulk, Christopher Guest and Fred Savage.

From the Archive

William Goldman

Screenwriter William Goldman on The Princess Bride and working with director Rob Reiner.

From Third Ear 25 Mar 1988 on BBC Radio 3

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Writer Frank Cottrell Boyce on why The Princess Bride is one of the best screenplays ever written.

From The Film Programme 07 Mar 2013 on BBC Radio 4

Hollywood Screenwriters

William Goldman on the difference between British and American screenwriters.

From Night Waves 26 Nov 1992 on BBC Radio 3

Film Spoofs

Quentin Cooper, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer on the art of making spoof films.

From Front Row 16 Jan 2004 on BBC Radio 4