Vic Reeves: 'why I find kitchen-sink dramas
Telegraph.co.ukVic Reeves: 'why I find kitchen-sink dramas most appealing'Telegraph.co.ukGoogie Withers' ex-lover escapes from prison and comes back into her life, disrupting her Bethnal Green family. And that's just about it. I realised that's the kind of film I like, about the mundanity of daily life, really. Sparrows Can't Sing (1963 ...
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 1:59 am
Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival - Quad City
Quad City TimesArthur Lyons Film Noir FestivalQuad City TimesThe excellent supporting cast includes Herbert Lom, the villain you don't cross, Googie Withers as the night club manager, and Mike Mazurki, as the wrestler, “The Snake”. But the real star is the photography of London itself, bleak, grimy, and striking ...
Posted on 1 September 2017 | 10:59 am
Hey Joe – Orton's cheeky wink to Sixties
Telegraph.co.ukHey Joe – Orton's cheeky wink to Sixties cinemaTelegraph.co.ukIt's 50 years since Joe Orton's death at just 34, bludgeoned by his jealous lover Kenneth Halliwell in their Islington flat. Orton was in his creative prime, having achieved his first huge success with the London run of Loot in 1966. That play, his ...and more »
Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:54 am
Win the Vintage Classics British film
Telegraph.co.ukWin the Vintage Classics British film collectionTelegraph.co.ukEnter the prize draw for the chance to win the comprehensive Vintage Classics collection – the very best British films on DVD. We all love pulling the curtains and settling back on the sofa to enjoy our favourite films. And while Hollywood may provide ...
Posted on 13 July 2017 | 9:41 am
Their Finest: The story of the British film
Express.co.ukTheir Finest: The story of the British film industry during wartimeExpress.co.ukNonetheless, female characters dominated British screens. Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis Calvert, Patricia Roc, Anna Neagle, Deborah Kerr and Celia Johnson were box-office darlings, with a host of rising stars crowded behind them, including Googie Withers, ...
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 12:01 am
Googie Withers, British Actress of Stage and
Googie Withers, a sly, stylish British star who was best liked by her public when she was behaving wickedly, died July 15 in Sydney, Australia, where she had lived for many years. She was 94. With jet black hair, knowing eyes, prominent cheekbones and ...
Posted on 18 July 2011 | 1:30 am
Film star Googie Withers, prison governor in
Veteran British stage and screen actress Googie Withers, best known for her roles in many films of the 1930s and 40s and as the prison governess in ITV's Within These Walls, has died in Australia at the age of 94. She was born Georgette Lizette Withers in ...
Posted on 17 July 2011 | 5:29 pm
Googie Withers, 94, a Veteran British
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Googie Withers, a British actress best known for her performance in the Alfred Hitchcock film “The Lady Vanishes,” died on Friday at her home here. She was 94. Her death was confirmed by the theater producer John Frost ...
Posted on 17 July 2011 | 10:00 am
Actress Googie Withers, 94, dies in Sydney
SYDNEY (AP) — British actress Googie Withers, a Hollywood golden age staple best known for her appearance in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Lady Vanishes," has died at her home in Australia. She was 94. Born Georgette Lizette Withers in what was then British ...
Posted on 17 July 2011 | 1:13 am
Actress Googie Withers dies aged 94
English actress Googie Withers has died at her Sydney home aged 94. Withers was a stage, television and film actress who starred in many productions in the UK before continuing her career in Australia. Born in British India in 1917, Withers starred on both ...
Posted on 16 July 2011 | 11:44 am