Patricia Greene didn't want to play Jill
Radio TimesPatricia Greene didn't want to play Jill Archer – but 60 years on she's still going strongRadio TimesThe audition script described the character as a “sexy blonde”, so the actress vamped it up, doing an imitation of the actress Fenella Fielding, celebrated at the time for playing screen seductresses. “Unfortunately, I got the job!”, Greene laughs. “I ...
Posted on 30 July 2017 | 1:09 am
10 Questions for actress Tracy-Ann Oberman:
The Arts Desk10 Questions for actress Tracy-Ann Oberman: 'it's made me pretty fearless'The Arts DeskBut Bernard Kops had written a radio play The Jericho Players with Fenella Fielding and Warren Mitchell and I did it because someone dropped out. That led to a contract with the BBC Radio repertory company doing parts in all sorts of things. That's ...and more »
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 1:54 am
Barbara Windsor's incredible life in her own
Mirror.co.ukBarbara Windsor's incredible life in her own words: Three weddings and a lot of carrying on!Mirror.co.ukMillions tuned in to watch BBC1 drama Babs about the young Barbara Windsor 's transformation from East End girl to British icon. Now here, in the second of our exclusive extracts from her memoir – All of Me – Dame Barbara, 79, tells her remarkable ...
Posted on 8 May 2017 | 4:42 pm
ITV3 celebrates Morecambe & Wise with
ITV NewsITV3 celebrates Morecambe & Wise with unseen materialITV NewsOther contributors include Lord Michael Grade, Anita Harris, Hannah Gordon, Millicent Martin and actresses Suzanne Lloyd & Fenella Fielding. The first part covers the early years of Morecambe & Wise - from their childhood dreams to the growing ...and more »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 3:49 am
Fenella Fielding cuts Old Vic's Twelfth
London SE1Fenella Fielding cuts Old Vic's Twelfth Night cakeLondon SE1"I like being associated with something that has echoes of Lilian Baylis," declared Fenella Fielding as she prepared to cut the cake. She recalled that Lilian Baylis sitting in her theatre box had prayed: "Dear God, Dear God, send me some good actors ...
Posted on 9 January 2016 | 1:46 pm
ROBERT GORE-LANGTON: Fashion designer's chic
Namely, the aristocrat and fashionista Isabella Blow, played by Tracy-Ann Oberman as a cross between Cleopatra and Fenella Fielding. There is also a sagacious head cutter (Michael Bertenshaw, delightfully understated) at McQueen’s old firm who refutes ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:22 am
Fashion designer's life gets a trendy show
Specifically, the aristocrat & fashionista Isabella Blow, played by Tracy-Ann Oberman as a cross between Cleopatra & Fenella Fielding.There’s additionally a sagacious head cutter (Michael Bertenshaw, delightfully understated) at McQueen’s old firm who ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:38 am
This week’s new film events
Josephine Decker | Close-Up Cinema | An Evening With Fenella Fielding | Film4 Summer Screen It has been widely agreed that New York film-maker Josephine Decker has “got something”. The New Yorker described her as “the most original independent film ...
Posted on 30 July 2015 | 10:02 pm
Carry On Forever
Some of the Carry On cast providing interviews for the new documentary series include Amanda Barrie, Liz Fraser, Bernard Cribbins, Juliet Mills, Sally Geeson, June Whitfield, Shirley Eaton, Fenella Fielding and Jim Dale. “Carry On is the most successful ...
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 1:07 am
ITV3 to celebrate Carry On movies with new
Amanda Barrie, Liz Fraser, Bernard Cribbins, Juliet Mills, Sally Geeson, June Whitfield, Shirley Eaton, Fenella Fielding and Jim Dale will also feature in the three-part series. Mark Robinson, executive producer at Shiver, said: "Carry On is the most ...
Posted on 11 March 2015 | 10:01 am