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Hello. Take a seat. Now, what did you want to see me about? You don’t want to play for England and can I give Roy Hodgson a call saying you’re injured or there’s a family crisis you have to deal with? W...
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Martin Jarvis

A few years ago I went to see a production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” without knowing who was going to be in the cast. My wife and I just decided to go, bought the tickets and didn’t even stop to get a programme (o...
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5-0 Blogwash

So you’re in charge of a sports team that’s just lost a match or isn’t doing well in general.  What do you do?  Well, here are my top 5 tips: 1.  IGNORE THE PRESS Sports journalists are not the kind of ...
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Michael York

MICHAEL YORK by Nicholas Hughes Soho, 1970. Assembled in one of the more prominent British film industry buildings are the best young actors the UK has ever produced. Anthony Hopkins is entertaining Ian Ogilvy and Timoth...
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Pamela Franklin

PAMELA FRANKLIN BY DANIEL OLIVER It’s often been observed how British film-makers routinely waste their best actresses. In which case, Pamela Franklin can count herself extremely lucky. As if sensing in advance how...
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JUDY GEESON

  Judy Geeson By Daniel Oliver “For weeks I had hunted this girl, tracking her movements among the cafes, bars and nightclubs of Swinging London. Now at last I had her cornered in a small drinking booth in the Infer...
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1966 & ALL THAT (BLOW UP)

When m’colleague Daniel Oliver and I came up with the idea of celebrating an era of British acting that straddled the 60s and 70s, we discussed just where this era would begin. Was there some moment in British cinema his...
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Lewis Collins

LEWIS COLLINS by Nicholas Hughes “MEN WANT TO BE HIM, WOMEN WANT TO BE WITH HIM!” Correction. “BOYS WANT TO BE HIM, WOMEN WANT TO BE WITH HIM!” In 1978, every boy in the UK wanted to be like Lewis Collins. If he didn’t, ...
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The Actor

This week, our modest heroes consider a serious committment to Mac… [ahem], “the Scottish play”. Here at Rhubba we only work with very serious and committed people! Recorded by Stefan Inglis at Antenna Studio...