Alberto Cavalcanti and postwar British
World Socialist Web SiteAlberto Cavalcanti and postwar British cinema - World Socialist Web ...World Socialist Web SiteIn the course of a lengthy filmmaking career, Brazilian-born Alberto Cavalcanti created several of the most poetically realistic and socially poignant films of the ...and more »
Posted on 9 February 2017 | 10:19 pm
Remastered: the legendary Argo Shakespeare
The StageRemastered: the legendary Argo Shakespeare recordingsThe StageThe success of King Lear – featuring William Devlin in the title role, Jill Balcon as Goneril and Prunella Scales' Cordelia – heralded the beginning of a project that aimed to stress the poetry and meaning of Shakespeare's words without losing the ...
Posted on 27 January 2017 | 8:01 am
Elizabeth Jane Howard by Artemis Cooper
Elizabeth Jane Howard by Artemis Cooper review – the Cazalet chroniclerThe Guardian... Aickman and the controlling Arthur Koestler (“whatever she did threw Koestler into a fury”), and the letters Cecil Day-Lewis wrote to her only very shortly after he had left his first wife, Mary, and his long-term lover Rosamond Lehmann for actor ...
Posted on 29 October 2016 | 12:59 am
Sir Michael Balcon honoured in Birmingham
BBC NewsSir Michael Balcon honoured in Birmingham film exhibitionBBC News... who died in 1977, was knighted for his services to the film industry in 1948. His daughter Jill Balcon, is an English film and radio actress, and his grandson is actor Daniel Day-Lewis. The exhibition is is taking place at the Parkside gallery at ...
Posted on 19 October 2016 | 4:55 pm
Elizabeth Jane Howard: the literary beauty
Telegraph.co.ukElizabeth Jane Howard: the literary beauty in thrall to impossible menTelegraph.co.ukA new biography of Elizabeth Jane Howard struggles to understand her failed relationships, says Claudia FitzHerbert.and more »
Posted on 25 September 2016 | 1:01 am
Auction house pulls sale of former mementoes
The son of former poet laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, he has been nominated five times for the best actor Oscar and has a reputation for taking his method acting very seriously, including staying in character off-screen as well as on ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 8:50 pm
Daniel Day-Lewis steps in to successfully
The son of former poet laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon, he has been nominated five times for the best actor Oscar and is famed for taking his method acting very seriously, often in character off-screen as well as on during filming.
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 8:14 pm
SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Sir Daniel Day-Lewis'
They include an archive of photos of the actor and his family. He is the son of late Poet Laureate Cecil Day-Lewis and actress Jill Balcon. His sister is TV chef Tamasin Day-Lewis. Other items in the lot include a certificate for proficiency in stage ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 5:17 pm
Tiger parents forgetting that kids are
In fact, he was famous for his infidelities. He met Daniel's mother Jill Balcon when he already had not only a wife but also a mistress. He divorced his wife and married Jill. Yet there is probably more wisdom in the final two lines of his most famous poem ...
Posted on 8 January 2015 | 6:58 am
Inside Daniel Day-Lewis’s childhood home
It was to be the future poet laureate’s last home, shared with his second wife, the actress Jill Balcon, their daughter, Tamasin, and their baby son, Daniel. Known for collections such as Word Over All, Day-Lewis loved solitary walks around this patch of ...
Posted on 29 November 2014 | 6:15 am