"Haway the Grads" returns to
Sun FM"Haway the Grads" returns to SunderlandSun FM... to the NHS in the North East. And then towards the end of the week it's the turn of Brenda Blethyn OBE. Brenda Blethyn OBE actress Vera The BAFTA winning actress, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Arts, in recognition of her outstanding acting ...
Posted on 9 July 2017 | 10:00 pm
Review: The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice,
Review: The Rise And Fall Of Little Voice, in The Round, Stephen Joseph Theatre, ScarboroughThe Press, YorkNormally, in theatre years, five years would be considered too soon for a return, but Little Voice is inextricably linked with Scarborough ever since York writer-director Mark Herman made his film version with Jane Horrocks, Brenda Blethyn and Michael ...
Posted on 4 July 2017 | 3:43 am
Cast and crew of hit ITV show Vera back
Gazette LiveCast and crew of hit ITV show Vera back filming on TeessideGazette LiveCast and crew of hit ITV show Vera back filming on Teesside. Crew on crime drama Vera - including lead actor Brenda Blethyn - dropped in at SABIC UK Petrochemicals in Seal Sands over the weekend. Share; Comments. ByToni Guillot. 19:18, 2 JUL 2017.
Posted on 2 July 2017 | 11:18 am
Four million people listen to her every week
Gazette LiveFour million people listen to her every week - and now a Teesside actress is being honouredGazette LiveBrenda Blethyn OBE not only appeared in the Hollywood blockbuster Atonement, some of which was filmed in Redcar, but has regularly filmed episodes of detective drama Vera on Teesside, including at Redcar's South Gare. Close to 12,000 people are ...
Posted on 29 June 2017 | 9:56 am
Brenda Blethyn among eight to be honoured in
ITV NewsBrenda Blethyn among eight to be honoured in SunderlandITV NewsBAFTA-winning Brenda Blethyn OBE is among eight people being honoured by The University of Sunderland. The university will give honorary awards from July 10th to 14th at their annual Graduation Ceremonies. They will be joined by almost 3,000 ...
Posted on 28 June 2017 | 10:01 pm
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