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Fiona Shaw: ‘I’m delighted to be in with the young crowd!’

After her icy spymaster role in Phoebe Waller Bridge’s Killing Eve, the acclaimed stage actor couldn’t resist a part in Fleabag. Finally, she says, women’s roles are improvingFor an actress best known for her classical stage work, Fiona Shaw is suddenly all over our screens. In the last six months, she has popped up on […]

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Rungano Nyoni Win Women in Film & TV U.K. Awards

Phoebe Waller-Bridge has won the top writing award and Rungano Nyoni the newcomer accolade from influential British industry organization Women in Film & TV. Actress Juliet Stevenson, whose numerous film credits include “Truly, Madly, Deeply” and “Bend it Like Beckham,” was honored with a lifetime achievement award at a ceremony Friday.Waller-Bridge broke out with 2016’s […]

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‘Fleabag’ creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge: viewers crave more female-centric stories

Broadcasters cannot ignore the public appetite for more nuanced dramas, says Killing Eve creator.The TV industry “can no longer get away with not having the conversation” about the issues raised by the #MeToo movement, according to Fleabag and Killing Eve writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge.Talking to Broadcast at the ‘pink carpet’ Cannes premiere of BBC America’s Killing […]

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Sandra Oh Says Decades of Hollywood Racism ‘Brainwashed’ Her

For an actress as accomplished Sandra Oh, who followed up a scene-stealing turn in “Sideways” by bringing unexpected depth to “Grey’s Anatomy,” she sure has taken her time in between gigs. Theatrically trained and blessed with impeccable timing, Oh is finally getting the lead role she deserves in “Killing Eve.” Created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (“Fleabag”) […]

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‘Killing Eve’ Review: Sandra Oh Slays in Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Killer Cat-and-Mouse Thriller

You’ve seen a hundred shows like “Killing Eve,” and yet you’ve never seen anything quite like it. Using the same structure, same character types, and same motivational twists as the male-centric thrillers dominating spy stories for decades, the new BBC America series can, at times, feel overly familiar. When Sandra Oh’s MI5 agent swears personal […]

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