DVD Review: UK Release Of “Two Left Feet” (1963) Starring Michael Crawford, Nyree Dawn Porter And David Hemmings From Network

By Howard Hughes (The following review is of the UK release of the film on Region 2 format.) In Roy Ward Baker’s 1960s comedy-drama Two Left Feet, Michael Crawford plays Alan Crabbe, a clumsy and ...

Summer TV Leave You Feeling Vexed? Acorn Has The Answer

The First Churchills. Kieran Kinsella We’re all familiar with Winston but how many of us know much about The First Churchills? Well for those who don’t know, Britain’s war-time Pm traced his lineage ...

Dalek designer dies aged 84

Raymond Cusick, who gave the Doctor's enemies their enduringly terrifying appeal, has died after an illness The man who brought to life Doctor Who's greatest foes has died aged 84, his daughter has ...

Dame Maggie Attends Tyzack Memorial Service

Dame Maggie Attends Tyzack Memorial Service Actress Dame Maggie Smith and playwright Alan Bennett were among the mourners who gathered in London on Saturday to pay tribute to late British star Margaret Tyzack. The revered actress, best known ...

Nyaff, Film Quarterly and Lots More

"Ah, the pungent odor, the fermented esprit, the sulfurous insanity of the New York Asian Film Fest!" exclaims Michael Atkinson, introducing his overview of the lineup in the Voice. "It's a new year ...

Margaret Tyzack obituary

One of Britain's most distinguished actors, known for her roles on stage and screen Margaret Tyzack, who has died aged 79, was one of Britain's greatest and most popular actors, working on stage, ...

Margaret Tyzack obituary

One of Britain's most distinguished actors, known for her roles on stage and screen Margaret Tyzack, who has died aged 79, was one of Britain's greatest and most popular actors, working on stage, ...

British Actress Tyzack Dies

British Actress Tyzack Dies Revered British actress Margaret Tyzack has passed away following a short illness. She was 79. The star, who is believed to have had cancer, died "peacefully at home" on Saturday, according to her ...

'Forsyte Saga', 'EastEnders' star Margaret Tyzack dies, aged 79

'Forsyte Saga', 'EastEnders' star Margaret Tyzack dies, aged 79 Margaret Tyzack has died at the age of 79. The veteran actress of the stage and screen passed away peacefully surrounded by family at her home on Saturday. She was believed to be suffering from ...

Brenda Cowling obituary

She played Mrs Lipton in You Rang, M'Lord? After a lifetime of bit parts, Brenda Cowling, who has died of a stroke aged 85, found herself in front of up to 12 million television viewers when she ...

Jimmy Gardner obituary

Supporting actor in works from Harry Potter to Shakespeare In St Paul's church, Covent Garden, amid the memorials to the theatrical stars of their day, is a modest plaque dedicated to an actor ...

Jimmy Gardner obituary

Supporting actor in works from Harry Potter to Shakespeare In St Paul's church, Covent Garden, amid the memorials to the theatrical stars of their day, is a modest plaque dedicated to an actor ...

Jimmy Gardner 1924 - 2010

The actor Jimmy Gardner has died at the age of 85. Jimmy Gardner had two roles in Doctor Who. In 1964 he played the role of Chenchu, the manager of the way station at Tun-Huang, in the fourth story ...

David Giles obituary

TV director whose work ranged from Shakespeare to soap opera David Giles might be termed a journey- man director of tele- vision drama. He never sought to be the architect of great TV projects such ...