Home Fires is named as the cancelled British
Radio TimesHome Fires is named as the cancelled British TV show that most deserves to be brought backRadio TimesIt starred a predominantly female cast including Francesca Annis, Samantha Bond, Claire Rushbrook, Fenella Wollgar and Leanne Best. Both series one and two are currently available to stream on Netflix in the UK. Runners up in the poll were In the Flesh ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 2:22 am
The creators of Home Fires on what would
Radio TimesThe creators of Home Fires on what would have happened after THAT plane crashRadio TimesAfter two series, ITV have made the decision not to renew the period drama led by Samantha Bond and Francesca Annis. In reaction, fans took to social media and the Radio Times website in their droves to make their thoughts felt – thousands have voted ...
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 4:26 am
Hugh Hefner, Keith Chegwin, and a golden
Telegraph.co.ukHugh Hefner, Keith Chegwin, and a golden phallus: the making of Roman Polanski's MacbethTelegraph.co.ukRoman Polanski's 1971 adaptation of Macbeth was notable for its violence, its torturous production, and for its many, many breasts. While it typically wouldn't be surprising to learn that Francesca Annis's topless soliloquy was conjured in the brain of ...
Posted on 28 September 2017 | 8:10 am
Mark Shenton: Hamilton's not the only show
The StageMark Shenton: Hamilton's not the only show on the transatlantic two-way streetThe StageAhead of that, the Royal Court will also transfer Lucy Kirkwood's The Children to Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J Friedman Theatre, opening on December 12, with Francesca Annis, Ron Cook and Deborah Findlay all reprising their roles. And the National ...and more »
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 11:01 pm
Tickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway's The
Broadway.comTickets Are Now on Sale for Broadway's The ChildrenBroadway.com(Photo: Boneau/Bryan-Brown) Tickets are on sale for the American premiere by Lucy Kirkwood's The Children. James Macdonald directs the production, which begins previews on November 28 and opens on December 12 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Posted on 22 September 2017 | 12:34 pm
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