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Writer Jack Thorne on Making ‘The Eddy’ Divisive and Writing ‘Harry Potter’ with Jk Rowling

Jack Thorne writes a lot. And I mean a lot. The guy has written on UK series as diverse as Skin, This Is England, and The Fades, co-wrote feature films like Wonder and The Aeronauts, and oh yeah, co-wrote the brand new Harry Potter play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child with J.K. Rowling. His […]

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Stephen Graham: ‘The Irishman was my Champions League final’

The British actor reflects on a year in which he was ‘everywhere’, from gritty TV drama The Virtues to Martin Scorsese’s starry gangster epicMerseyside-born Stephen Graham, 46, discovered acting aged eight, before joining Liverpool’s Everyman youth theatre in his teens. His breakthrough role was his Bafta-nominated performance as skinhead Combo in Shane Meadows’s This Is […]

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First Look at Steven Knight’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ Miniseries Starring Guy Pearce and Andy Serkis

FX and BBC have revealed the first look at Steven Knight’s upcoming miniseries adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Although Tom Hardy was originally set to star in the production, but now he’s only going to executive produce. Guy Pearce will lead the adaptation as Ebenezer Scrooge. The rest of the cast includes: Andy […]

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Shane Meadows: ‘For many years I didn’t remember it… but it caused me a lifetime of anguish’

The director speaks for the first time about the horrific event from his childhood that inspired his new TV drama The VirtuesI’ve interviewed director Shane Meadows a few times now, and it’s always been fun. He’s an entertaining person to spend an hour with: enthusiastic, emotional, funny, a natural talker. Plus there’s lots to talk […]

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