In Conversation


November 8, 2015

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Sue MacGregor talks to Antony Sher and Greg Doran about their stage work together and their shared passion for Shakespeare. Over the last two decades the actor and director have collaborated on ten shows including Macbeth, Henry IV pts 1 and 2 and Death of a Salesman. In 2016 Doran will direct Sher in King Lear for the RSC, the company Doran runs. This is a rare chance to be in the audience for an intimate insight into a professional and personal partnership that is probably unique in British t...

November 1, 2015

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To coincide with Richard Eyre's television version of Ronald Harwood's play The Dresser, the two knights discuss Harwood's long and distinguished career as a writer of plays and screenplays. The conversation covers how Harwood's own experience as dresser to the great Shakespearean actor Sir Donald Wolfit inspired The Dresser, and takes in other highlights of Harwood's theatrical career, including Taking Sides and Collaboration, as well as films such as Quartet, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly...

June 21, 2015

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Judi Dench was already an acclaimed stage actress when she was first nominated for an Academy Award for Mrs Brown in 1997. Since then she's had a further five Oscar nominations and a win for Shakespeare in Love. Add Golden Globes and BAFTAs and she is, quite rightly, one of Britain's most lauded screen actresses as well as the definitive 'M' in the James Bond movies.

2. Ken Loach in Conversation with Cillian Murphy

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Actor Cillian Murphy, who played the lead role in Ken Loach's Palme d'Or-winning film The Wind That Shakes the Barley, talks to the director at the BFI Southbank about a prolific career dedicated to documenting social and political injustice, the importance of artistic collaboration, the often-overlooked humour in Loach's films, and the impact working with Loach had on his own approach to acting.

1. Julie Walters in Conversation with Richard E Grant

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Julie Walters has been one of Britain's best-loved actresses since her award-winning big screen debut in Educating Rita. Her film career has since ranged from the song and dance of Mamma Mia! to the tragicomedy of Calendar Girls via a long-running role in the Harry Potter series. In this exclusive and revealing conversation, recorded in front of a live audience, Julie discusses her movie career with Richard E Grant, who directed her in his own feature debut Wah-Wah.
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