Stephen Frears

EXCLUSIVE: What Gave Dame Judi The Giggles?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Philomena' has captured hearts across the world since Steve Coogan brought to the screen the story of journalist Martin Sixsmith and the Irish lady h...

EXCLUSIVE: Behind The Scenes Of 'Philomena' With Coogan And Dench

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Entertainment

In 2009, former journalist Martin Sixsmith wrote 'The Lost Child of Philomena Lee' - a heartrending tale of the forcible separation of mother and chil...

Chris O'Dowd To Play David Walsh In Lance Armstrong Film

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

The IT Crowd star Chris O'Dowd will play Sunday Times journalist David Walsh in Stephen Frears' Lance Armstrong biopic. O'Dowd's stock Stateside ha...

Did Thatcher Inspire Great Political Cinema?

Mark Hodge | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hodge

Arguably the finest example of Thatcher's Britain captured on film is Stephen Frears's My Beautiful Laundrette (1985). The director, along with screenwriter Hanif Kureishi, managed to encapsulate pertinent social and economic issues in a truly unconventional romantic comedy.

We Have Nothing to Lose But Our USP!

Joanna Kavenna | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Joanna Kavenna

I met a literary agent the other day. She told me that these days when you sell a novel to publishers, there has to be a USP. "A what?" I said. "'Unique Selling Point. You know, narrated by a hermaphrodite, or someone who has been repeatedly raped by their grandfather, that sort of thing.