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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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CRISIS NOW!

Remember the BBC is only able to spread panic and mayhem because of the unique way which it is funded. Rhona: Samantha Baines Caroline Weekes: Harriet Fisher Written and directed by Nicholas Hughes Recorded by Darren Doc...
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PUTTING THE BOOT IN

THE FLARE PLAYERS AND TV VIOLENCE By Nicholas Hughes April 11th 1969. Hog waits for Spicer to show his big, ugly mug at the nightclub. He waits in the shadows, holding bottle of clear liquid that clearly isn’t water…if y...
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NYPD Blog

I’ve realised for some time that I need a hit Television series idea. Of course my main one, mainly turning this site into a weekly sketch comedy show, seems to be too good for mainstream TV being that I’ve a...
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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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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...
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PATRICK MOWER

PATRICK MOWER By DANIEL OLIVER 1973: a decisive time in the men’s fragrance market. Bass noted musk, the disposable cartridge safety razor, soap-on-a-rope. There is everything to play for. But one man alone holds t...