Plays v Film

Tom Harvey | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Tom Harvey

Writing a film is like swimming the Channel, it needs training and preparation, a support team and the right weather and currents, all aligned on the right maps and charts.

I Don't Have a Cause

Paul Guest | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK
Paul Guest

I don't have a cause and it feels slightly problematic. By cause, I mean a thing that happens, exists or acts in such a way that something specific happens as a result. I am not a producer of an effect and further to this I'm not apart of a community.

Through Writing About Diversity, I'm Fighting for Inclusion

Cerrie Burnell | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Cerrie Burnell

A small girl catches sight of me and starts to scream, "her arm's missing, I don't like it." She yells and at once every bright eye fixes me in a swirling rainbow of irises. I'm not surprised by this reaction. I've had one hand all my life and it's not something that fazes me.

Matthew Tucker

Fallen In Love (REVIEW): Anne Boleyn Returns To Answer Questions Of Incest | Matthew Tucker | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Tales of the terrible Tudors still thrill us - the recent discovery of a new portrait of Elizabeth I sent the Internet into a cultural frenzy, alo...

You Can't Have an Orgasm Every Time You Walk on Stage

Frances Ruffelle | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Frances Ruffelle

You can't have an orgasm every time you walk on stage. This line from the script is sitting with me. I think Piaf did give the audience everything every time she walked onto the stage. To play her and to be in the character I must do the same.

Sun, Sea and Scripts

Frances Ruffelle | Posted 05.04.2013 | Home
Frances Ruffelle

I am about to embark on one of the most challenging roles of my life: playing Edith Piaf. I have been learning nine of Edith Piaf's songs in French and languages have never been my forte. So the French is a challenge, let alone the fact that my role is in every scene.


Jane Fae | Posted 12.12.2012 | Home
Jane Fae

There is, it seems to me, scarcely a story that has not been, cannot be reclaimed from the clutches of raw bigotry and turned to something positive for the community targeted.

What's Been Making Camilla Cry?

PA | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home

The Duchess of Cornwall revealed how War Horse moved her to tears as she met one of the film's stars during an official engagement. Camilla was vis...