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Amy Sherman-Palladino, Hollywood Film Awards Season, Costume Workers

Amy Sherman-Palladino on new TV comedy drama The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Will film awards ceremonies be affected by the Hollywood sex scandals? And are costume workers underpaid?

Amy Sherman-Palladino, the screenwriter and director who found fame with hit show Gilmore Girls, discusses her latest TV comedy drama The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Set in 1950s New York, it's about an Upper West Side housewife who becomes a stand-up comic when her life takes an unexpected turn.

As the Film Awards Season gets into full swing with Spielberg's drama The Post winning at the National Board of Review, how will the sex scandals engulfing Hollywood impact on the films lauded this year, and the awards ceremonies themselves?

Are costume workers undervalued and underpaid? Gaylene Gould is joined by Catherine Kodicek, Head of Costume at the Young Vic, and Nicole Young from BECTU, to discuss the pay and conditions of costume and wardrobe professionals in theatre, film and television.

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30 minutes


  • Amy Sherman-Palladino

    Duration: 09:06

  • Film Awards

    Duration: 08:51

  • Costumes

    Duration: 09:49

Amy Sherman-Palladino

Amy Sherman-Palladino
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The Marvelous Mrs Maisel is on Amazon Prime Video
from 29 Nov

Main image: Amy Sherman-Palladino
Photo credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images


Role Contributor
Interviewed Guest Amy Sherman-Palladino
Interviewed Guest Gaylene Gould
Interviewed Guest Catherine Kodicek
Interviewed Guest Nicole Young


  • Wed 29 Nov 2017 19:15



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