Steven Berkoff is one of the most influential figures in the world of theatre and film, both as an actor and as a pioneering writer and director, spearheading the conception of ‘total theatre’- a method and style that, whilst avant-garde and shocking twenty years ago, is now widely mimicked in both professional and amateur theatre.
After recent successful runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Doctor Brown (Philip Burgers) once again graces London with his surreal, uncomfortable sketches and his lewdly dressed body. In 2010 he indulged in breakfast making, chair racing and games of Guess Who? played against himself.
Released on March 15th 2013 Welcome to the Punch is the second major feature film by Eran Creevy, best known for his film Shifty (2009). This Brit thriller boasts an all star, home-grown cast headed up by James McAvoy and Mark Strong, joined by David Morrissey and Andrea Riseborough.
Billy Bob Thornton’s upcoming film, Jayne Mansfield’s Car, is not strictly speaking autobiographical but, given that he’s written, directed and starred in the Dixie-based family drama, it does cover some of the industry icon’s reflections on his own past. After years of dealing with the Hollywood gossip bandwagon, it is good to hear Thornton speaking as an artist in his own right once again. Continue reading “Billy Bob Thornton on Jayne Mansfield’s Car”
You’ve travelled across the world as an artist- is there a particular place you find yourself drawn to, or where you have special memories?
Andrea: My artistic career is something of a fairy tale. In just a few years I have had the most exciting and incredible experiences that an artist could possibly imagine or hope for.
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