We chat to British acting legend Brenda
Channel 24We chat to British acting legend Brenda Blethyn about Vera and slaying dragonsChannel 24Cape Town - The amazing actress Brenda Blethyn has played steely and disheveled detective Vera Stanhope (in a show named after its lead character) for seven seasons and has some great stories to tell about it. In a telephone interview with Channel24, ...Vera episode two: What happens in this Sunday night's drama ...ChronicleLiveThe week in TV: Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad ...The GuardianAlison Rowat TV review: Vera, American Justice and Reporting ScotlandHerald Scotlandall 5 news articles »
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 5:02 am
Brenda Blethyn on nodding off in Harrods,
Radio TimesBrenda Blethyn on nodding off in Harrods, her love for dogs – and acing crosswordsRadio TimesI'm imagining you curled up by the fire in your Kent coast home in Ramsgate... I'm sitting with my cockapoo dog Jack in bed, doing a crossword puzzle. I've never done it quicker than three minutes. The cryptic crossword takes longer – I can puzzle over ...
Posted on 19 March 2017 | 2:03 am
Who is Brenda Blethyn? Vera actress who
The SunWho is Brenda Blethyn? Vera actress who plays DCI Vera Stanhope and star of Secrets & Lies, Little Voice and ...The SunWho is Brenda Blethyn? What was her early career? Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE was born on 20 February 1946. She is an English actress, who has worked in theatre, television and film. Brenda originally trained at technical college and worked as a ...Vera, series 7, episode 1: Brenda Blethyn remains the reason to watch this crime drama: reviewTelegraph.co.ukBrenda Blethyn discusses Vera back on TV with latest series airing SundaysChronicleLiveVera: Brenda Blethyn takes a trip to the Farne Islands in series sevenRadio TimesEvening Standard -Entertainment Daily -Kent Newsall 18 news articles »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 7:55 am
Where is Vera filmed? All you need to know
ChronicleLiveWhere is Vera filmed? All you need to know as series 7 of popular ITV drama continuesChronicleLiveThe region has a starring role in the popular crime drama alongside Brenda Blethyn as the raincoat-wearing detective who earned a best performance award at the RTS night in Gateshead last month, while the series itself picked up the prestigious best ...and more »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 7:32 am
Vera star Brenda Blethyn admits she feared
Express.co.ukVera star Brenda Blethyn admits she feared she wouldn't return to ITV crime dramaExpress.co.ukHolly Willoughby added: "And also physically demanding yes? Because you don't shy away from doing your own stunts do you?" "So, I have to get myself pretty fit-ish before starting because it's pretty full on, yeah," Brenda replied. She added that when ...Brenda Belthyn insists on doing all her own stunts on Vera and reveals her body double has a GINGER beard during ...The Sunall 3 news articles »
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 5:35 am
Know your columnist: Jeanine Fritz stars in
They tend to be surly, foul-mouthed and brilliant. Helen Mirren in "Prime Suspect" was great, as was Brenda Blethyn in "Vera." Real-life hero would probably be my aunt — she was a nun, then put herself through law school driving a school bus, and now she ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:48 pm
Melinda Houston TV previews: House Husbands
It's pretty nice, actually. A classic, character-based gloomy British crime thriller in which the landscape (and the weather) features every bit as much as its star, Brenda Blethyn. Indeed, as our dour detectives pursue various suspects following the death ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 12:48 am
TV detective spotted in Tynedale
THE film cameras rolled in to Barrasford for the new series of ITV hit crime drama Vera. The hit show‘s production team, which stars Brenda Blethyn in the lead role, was in the North Tyne village on Monday and Tuesday ahead of series six, which will be ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 3:24 am
Acorn Media's 4-disc set will be avaialble
Multi-award-winner Brenda Blethyn (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) plays the maverick but brilliant Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope in this mystery series based on Ann Cleeves's bestselling crime fiction. From the streets of Newcastle to remote rural ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 9:02 am
Whitley Bay crime writer Ann Cleeves opens
Their visit perhaps wasn’t surprising given that the beautiful local beauty spots - most of them in Northumberland - have become as much a star of the drama as TV favourite Brenda Blethyn who plays its lead but recognising Ann was unexpected. But it’s ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 10:00 am