The Forgotten Story That Helped Spark the LA
GOOD MagazineThe Forgotten Story That Helped Spark the LA RiotsGOOD MagazineBut the judge in the case, Judge Joyce Karlin, decides that Du should not spend any time in jail, and instead gives her probation, makes her pay for Latasha's medical and funeral expenses, gives her community [service], and lets her go—to the horror ...and more »
Posted on 30 April 2017 | 2:01 pm
Ann Beach obituary - The Guardian
The GuardianAnn Beach obituaryThe GuardianOne of her first TV roles was as part of the feisty all-female workforce in The Rag Trade (1961), alongside her fellow Littlewood alumnae Barbara Windsor and Toni Palmer, marshalled by Miriam Karlin's fag-puffing shop steward (“Everybody out!”) and ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 9:08 am
A Dark Night in Dalston at the Park Theatre,
The StageA Dark Night in Dalston at the Park Theatre, London – 'a meandering two-hander'The StageAuthor Stewart Permutt has written plays for a Celia Imrie, Lesley Joseph and the late Miriam Karlin, all strong character actors with small screen experience. For this latest piece, A Dark Night in Dalston, Permutt has written the character of Gina ...and more »
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 8:34 am
The great lost London beat thriller: why to
The GuardianThe great lost London beat thriller: why to watch The Small World of Sammy LeeThe GuardianTheir long-dormant sibling connection is finessed by the arrival of Lou's suspicious, princessy wife, Milly (The Rag Trade's Miriam Karlin), who swiftly senses Sammy's predicament and heartlessly turns him out. It's a brilliant cameo of a moment that ...
Posted on 9 November 2016 | 2:13 am
Anthony Newley in clip from 1960s British
The GuardianAnthony Newley in clip from 1960s British thriller The Small World of Sammy Lee – videoThe GuardianSet in the grimy streets of early-60s Soho, The Small World of Sammy Lee is a lost gem of British cinema. Starring Anthony Newley as a strip-club compere who owes a large amount of money to a local villain, it was written and directed by Ken Hughes ...
Posted on 4 November 2016 | 5:17 am
The Witch of Edmonton (Swan Theatre, RSC)
The RSC first presented the play in 1981, with Miriam Karlin as the witch and two new girls – Harriet Walter and Juliet Stevenson – as the wives. Miles Anderson's dog was a much filthier beast than Jay Simpson's dance class canine. And the whole show ...
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:38 am
Letter: Miriam Karlin obituary
Richard Digby Day writes: I directed Miriam Karlin (obituary, 6 June) in Sondheim's Company, as Brecht's Mother Courage and as Shakespeare's Volumnia in Coriolanus. She was a supportive, energetic and loyal but honest colleague. In a profession where ...
Posted on 14 June 2011 | 3:29 am
Miriam Karlin: Queen of the rag trade back
Miriam Karlin (Miriam Samuels), actor, born 23 June 1925; died 3 June 2011. Last year she agreed to be interviewed for Fitzrovia News. The piece below was published in September 2010. By Brian Jarman When Miriam Karlin gets a taxi, cabbies still sometimes ...
Posted on 7 June 2011 | 2:57 am
The Rag Trade star Miriam Karlin dies at 85
The actress who starred as Golde in the original London production of Fiddler on the Roof has died of cancer at the age of 85. In 1990 she became the first woman to take the lead in Harold Pinter's play The Caretaker. When not performing, Ms Karlin ...
Posted on 5 June 2011 | 9:11 pm
Miriam Karlin: Actress and left-wing
One of the first actresses to bring a strong female role to television comedy, Miriam Karlin made her name as the stereotypical, "militant" shop steward Paddy in the 1960s sitcom The Rag Trade. "Everybody out!" was her cry, as Paddy battled with the boss ...
Posted on 5 June 2011 | 10:00 am