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Savage Messiah: Ken Russell / Luna Carmoon
« Last post by Iain Fisher on Yesterday at 09:17:58 PM »
New filmmaker Luna Carmoon says she gets inspiration from the British films of the 1960s and '70s and filmmakers such as Ken Russell and Nicolas Roeg.  She has made three short films so far- Hoard, Shagbands and Nosebleed (above).

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Steven Berkoff discussion / The Prizefighter on Amazon Prime
« Last post by Iain Fisher on June 19, 2022, 07:50:30 PM »
Steven Berkoff has a supporting role in The Prizefighter, released on Amazon Prime on 22 Jul 2022.  Russell Crowe and Matt Hookings take the lead roles.

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Steven Berkoff discussion / One Act plays in New York
« Last post by Iain Fisher on June 09, 2022, 08:55:31 PM »
A double bill of one act plays by Steven Berkoff and Caryl Churchill presented by Potomac Theatre Project. Berkoff's play is Lunch in its New York premiere directed by Richard Romagnoli. The two actors are Bill Army and Jackie Sanders.

The Caryl Churchill plays are Hot Fudge and Here We Go.

The plays are on from 6 - 31 Jul 2022 at the Atlantic Theater.
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Sarah Kane discussion / Cleansed in Australia
« Last post by Iain Fisher on June 07, 2022, 08:19:51 PM »
Cleansed  on at the Old Fitz Theatre, Woolloomooloo on 9- 25 June 2022.

"Somewhere, someplace. Six abandoned souls try to save themselves through love. But an ominous observer puts their declarations to the ultimate test.  Director, Dino Dimitriadis (Angels in America, Metamorphoses, Doubt), and their team, will set the Old Fitz alight with Sarah Kane's iconic masterpiece. Uncompromising and visionary, a rarely-staged and savage portrait of the human heart".

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Savage Messiah: Ken Russell / Russell the actor
« Last post by Iain Fisher on June 06, 2022, 02:09:55 PM »
Updates to films Russell has acted in other than his own films, including The Russia House, Waking the Dead: Final Cut and The Moving Finger.

Ken Russell and Sean Connery.
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Savage Messiah: Ken Russell / Teddy Girls photo book
« Last post by Iain Fisher on June 02, 2022, 06:37:47 PM »
21 of Ken's photos of Teddy Girls from 1955.  Nicely printed.  The cover is of Iris Thornton and the other Teddy Girls were Pat Wiles, Rose Price, Vera Harrison, Grace Living, Barbara Wood, Josie Buchan, Eileen Lewis, Rose Hendon, Mary Toovey and Jean Rayner.

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Savage Messiah: Ken Russell / Glenda Jackson season in London
« Last post by Iain Fisher on May 31, 2022, 10:29:04 PM »
The British Film Institute in London have a month long Glenda Jackson season in July including "Ken Russell’s fine take on DH Lawrence’s Women in Love" and The Rainbow.  Glenda got an Oscar for the performance in Women in Love, and the season includes her second Oscar film the comedy A Touch of Class.

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Another performance followed by a Q&A session in the Princess Alexandra Auditorium in Yarm on 18 May 2022.  The show is followed by a Q&A session.
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Athol Fugard discussion / Re: Blood Knot in South Africa
« Last post by Iain Fisher on May 03, 2022, 09:51:00 PM »
Market Theatre's production of Blood Knot comes to the Baxter in Cape Town.  It runs from 11- 28 May 2022.

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Sarah Kane discussion / Podcast
« Last post by Iain Fisher on April 13, 2022, 08:45:17 PM »
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