Town celebrates 80 years of popular cinema
Norfolk Eastern Daily PressTown celebrates 80 years of popular cinema which has wlecomed stars of stage and screenNorfolk Eastern Daily PressThey have persuaded a galaxy of stars to put in personal appearances, with guests including June Whitfield, Sylvia Syms, Dora Bryan, Susan Hampshire, Rita Tushingham, John Leyton, Jean Kent, Shirley Anne Field, Frank Williams and Virginia McKenna.
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 12:06 pm
Cronin & JJ72 singer Mark Greaney
hotpress.comCronin & JJ72 singer Mark Greaney release Valentine's Day singlehotpress.comThe video for the song is taken from the 1964 Edna O' Brien film The Girl with Green Eyes, which starred Peter Finch and Rita Tushingham and was filmed in Dublin City. The song is available to stream as of today. It is taken from Cronin's forthcoming ...
Posted on 14 February 2017 | 9:23 am
The Leather Boys (1964) - Moto Movie Review
Yahoo NewsThe Leather Boys (1964) - Moto Movie ReviewYahoo NewsDot (Rita Tushingham) is a young girl still in school, with dreams of getting out and getting married. Marrying Dot is all Reggie has planned, except maybe for some burn-ups with his mates at the Ace Cafe. They do marry, but begin to get on each other ...
Posted on 13 February 2017 | 8:38 am
'Daphne': Film Review | Rotterdam 2017 -
Hollywood Reporter'Daphne': Film Review | Rotterdam 2017Hollywood ReporterHalf-American Beecham held her own against some high-caliber veterans when starring opposite Brenda Blethyn, Susannah York and Rita Tushingham in Jan Dunn's U.K. indie The Calling back in 2009, a role that might have been expected to open more ...
Posted on 9 February 2017 | 7:37 am
A Sensitive Cinematic Look at the Life of a
PopMattersA Sensitive Cinematic Look at the Life of a Working Class English GirlPopMattersThere's nothing special about Jo (Rita Tushingham, in her first screen role). Seventeen years old, she lives with her acid-tongued, slightly ridiculous mother Helen (Dora Bryan) in Salford (Greater Manchester), is a mediocre student in a mediocre ...
Posted on 15 September 2016 | 12:55 am
Frightening verse: that Morrissey library in
It concerns the short-lived careers of a a number of obscure actors: everyone from Morrissey obsession Rita Tushingham (of A Taste Of Honey fame), matinee idol Tab Hunter, James Dean associate Sal Mineo, and blonde bombshells Diana Dors and Jayne Mansfield.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Dear ‘Diary’: Bel Powley captivates as
“Diary of a Teenage Girl” will remind some of Tony Richardson’s landmark 1961 British coming-of-age film “A Taste of Honey,” with Rita Tushingham in a career-defining debut in the lead role, playing a pregnant, unmarried, working-class gir
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 2:13 pm
East Hampton Library to screen 1969 film
The film also stars Rita Tushingham, and was written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. This free screening will be presented at The East Hampton Library, Monday August 10th from 5-7. Call (631) 324-0222 ext 3. to register
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:46 am
Morrissey's idol: Celebrating Shelagh
A success in both London and New York, it was made into a Bafta-winning film in 1961, starring Rita Tushingham. Delaney had written the script in under two weeks. The play was considered one of the era's "kitchen sink" dramas, portraying working class life ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:59 am
Dora Bryan: Actress and singer with an
In 1961 Bryan was given her finest film role, as the salty mother in A Taste of Honey. Her co-star Rita Tushingham, recalled, "She is so lovely, and what a talent! Why isn't she a Dame? I was very lucky because she was such a very normal person.
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:12 am