Radio Waves: John McCarthy retraces the
The TimesRadio Waves: John McCarthy retraces the steps of Henry Vollam MortonThe TimesMorton's career took him to Spain, South Africa and Italy, but — BBC budgets being what they are — McCarthy retraces the author's journey through Devon: Dartmoor, Widecombe and Clovelly (home of the actor Joss Ackland, who reads extracts from Morton ...
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 4:03 pm
'The Mighty Ducks': THR's 1992 Review -
Hollywood Reporter'The Mighty Ducks': THR's 1992 ReviewHollywood ReporterIn supporting roles, Joss Ackland does a nice about-face from his bad-guy role in Lethal Weapon 2 and shines as an avuncular Scandinavian skate-shop owner, while Lane Smith is terrific as the Hawks martinet coach, a pip-squeak with a Lombardi complex.and more »
Posted on 2 October 2017 | 1:38 pm
Best Hockey Films of All Time: The Final -
Hockey Wilderness (blog)Best Hockey Films of All Time: The FinalHockey Wilderness (blog)[Insert dramatic music] Ladies and gentlemen, it's time for the ultimate cinematic showdown for the singular honor of “Greatest Hockey Film of All Time”... at least until that John Scott film gets made. I may be the one writing these articles, but I'll ...and more »
Posted on 29 September 2017 | 11:00 am
Your Mind for God - Crosswalk.com (blog)
Your Mind for GodCrosswalk.com (blog)Even the reenactment of his famed sermon The Weight of Glory, which I heard given by the actor Joss Ackland (who played Lewis in the original BBC version of Shadowlands), was difficult listening. We could argue that his imagination is what grips us ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 3:14 am
Your attention, please: We need to talk
HelloGigglesYour attention, please: We need to talk about the '90s classic, "A Kid in King Arthur's Court" for a secHelloGigglesHey, remember that Disney movie A Kid in King Arthur's Court? You know, the one about the “dorky” but actually really attractive kid named Calvin who gets sucked into the ground during a baseball game and finds himself in mythical medieval England??
Posted on 8 June 2017 | 1:49 pm
Motor neurone disease made Joss Ackland and
“Whenever I played a part Rosemary would hear my lines, take notes, criticise and help,” recalls the 82-year-old. “When I walked on stage I felt she came with me. I know she’d be furious with me for not carrying on with theatre but the fact is I ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Devon theatres 'not encouraging new talent',
Theatres in Devon are not encouraging new talent, county-based actor Joss Ackland says. The 86-year-old actor - who has appeared in more than 100 movies and TV series - said more was needed to give young actors and writers experience. Speaking to BBC Radio ...
Posted on 27 December 2014 | 4:11 am
Why the theatre is so important to all
Mark will join Dame Hilary Mantel (Mann Booker winner for her books Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies); actor partners Imogen Stubbs and Jonathan Guy Lewis, veteran actor Joss Ackland and renowned opera singers Theresa Goble and Carlos Fidelgo.
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 9:33 pm
INTERVIEW: Joss Ackland on King Lear and his
Little wonder the camera has always been somewhat partial to Joss Ackland. At his beautiful 18th century ... The rehearsed readings raised money for Motor Neurone Disease Association, a cause close to Joss's heart. After 51 years of marriage, his wife ...
Posted on 16 October 2013 | 10:00 am
Barnstaple RSPCA shop opened by actor Joss
A LOCAL celebrity and world-renowned actor officially opened a brand new RSCPA shop in Barnstaple this morning (Mon). Joss Ackland, who lives near Clovelly, has appeared in more than 130 films including Lethal Weapon 2, The Hunt for Red October and Bill ...
Posted on 24 June 2013 | 1:11 am