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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 5:55 pm
New novel keeps dream alive of return of
The Oxford TimesNew novel keeps dream alive of return of Home Fires TV dramaThe Oxford TimesA NEW novel could keep pressure on TV bosses to bring back popular wartime drama Home Fires. In 2016 the popular TV series starring Samantha Bond and Francesca Annis was scrapped by ITV. The drama was based on Jambusters, Oxford author Julie Summers ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 4:52 am
Tony Awards 2018: Who Will Win (and Who
New York TimesTony Awards 2018: Who Will Win (and Who Should)New York TimesWILL WIN: Denise Gough, “Angels in America”. SHOULD WIN: Laurie Metcalf, “Three Tall Women”. SHOULD HAVE BEEN NOMINATED: Laura Benanti, “Meteor Shower”; Francesca Annis, “The Children”; Alison Pill, “Three Tall Women”; Bel Powley, “Lobby Hero”. BEST ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 2:00 am
Tony awards 2018: glitzy nominations reflect
The GuardianTony awards 2018: glitzy nominations reflect Broadway's blockbuster yearThe GuardianKeegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti in Meteor Shower. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Keegan-Michael Key, Jeremy Shamos, Amy Schumer and Laura Benanti in Meteor Shower. Photograph: Matthew Murphy. Unexpected nods included Amy ...Cracking the tough featured acting races is the key to winning our Tony Awards nominations predictions contestGoldderbyall 505 news articles »
Posted on 1 May 2018 | 9:52 am
John Stride obituary - The Guardian
The GuardianJohn Stride obituaryThe GuardianAs he eased away from the National, the film career he had started in 1963 as a sympathetic barman in Bitter Harvest (1963) – starring Janet Munro as a Welsh innocent abroad in London, and based on a Patrick Hamilton novel – picked up with roles as ...
Posted on 30 April 2018 | 9:04 am
Primetime ITV drama Home Fires returns to
For the second time, Bunbury will be transformed into a 1940s setting for the show, which stars acclaimed British actresses Francesca Annis and Samantha Bond, and will no doubt feature well-known locations such as the Nag’s Head pub, the Village Chippy ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Free BBC war films showing at Cinema Detroit
“Copenhagen” is based around a strange meeting between German physicist Werner Heisenberg (Daniel Craig), his Danish counterpart Niels Bohr (Stephen Rea), and Bohr’s wife Margrethe (Francesca Annis) in Copenhagen in 1941. Heisenberg and Bohr were old ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 1:26 pm
Francesca Annis and Ed Stoppard talk keeping
World War II drama Home Fires proved to be such a massive hit with audiences that it’s now been announced it will return for a second series, and today two of the stars joined This Morning to explain why they think it was such a success. Francesca Annis ...
Posted on 16 June 2015 | 11:41 pm
The Home Fires are buring for Francesca
I used to think that age wasn't an achievement. – Francesca Annis on turning 70 Acting legend Francesca Annis, 69, joins Lorraine to talk about her leading role in ITV's new six-part WW2 drama, Home Fires which starts this Sunday 9pm on ITV. She also ...
Posted on 30 April 2015 | 10:00 am
Francesca Annis on life, death and love
While some might view the impending arrival of their milestone 70th birthday with dread, the eternally youthful Francesca Annis is remarkably sanguine about it. True, she could be elsewhere on May 14 – in Cuba on a backpacking holiday, if she has her way ...
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 4:58 pm