Mark Strong

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Mark Strong on acting, insecurity and life without a father: ‘I got angry as I got older. It took years to fix’
After three decades on the stage and screen, the star is still worrying about where his next job will come from. Meanwhile, at home, he frets about letting down his family

Paula Cocozza

28, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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TV tonight: a return from the dead in medical crime drama Temple
Police are quizzical as Catherine McCormack and Mark Strong return for series two. Plus: England’s polluted rivers and a fresh serving of Guilt. Here’s what to watch tonight

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Simon Wardell

28, Oct, 2021 @5:20 AM

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Shaken, stirred: Mark Strong ‘blew Bond audition after drink with Daniel Craig’
Actor says he was up for role in Pierce Brosnan 007 film but fluffed it after night out with future Bond

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Why Our Friends in the North still thrills 25 years on
An incredible cast – from Daniel Craig to Gina McKee – and Shakespearean narrative add up to make a modern classic

Stuart Heritage

20, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The week in TV: Temple; State of the Union; Conspiracy Files and more
Mark Strong’s subterranean surgeon makes a bloody marvellous debut

Euan Ferguson

15, Sep, 2019 @8:30 AM

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Shazam! review – likable teen superhero flick
A 14-year-old boy becomes a superpowered man at the click of his fingers – japes, of course, ensue

Simran Hans

07, Apr, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Shazam! review – kid-friendly DC adventure is enjoyably old school
The traditionally dour cinematic universe is given a much-needed jolt of energy in a light-hearted yet overly long mash-up of Big and Superman

Benjamin Lee

23, Mar, 2019 @10:00 PM

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Deep State review – Fox tries to follow in Homeland’s well-trodden footsteps
Mark Strong assembles a bomb before you can say Jason Bourne, and the spy thriller rattles along with big bangs and fabulous locations. But there’s a sense we’ve seen it all before

Sam Wollaston

12, Apr, 2018 @9:00 PM

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Stranger than fiction: Deep State, Homeland and post-truth TV
With a news cycle that’s increasingly hard to believe the post-9/11 paranoia of ‘shocking’ shows like Homeland and Deep State lose some of their punch

Phil Harrison

06, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Mark Strong: ‘I’ve seen people I know become very famous. It’s nothing I would recommend’
The Kingsman actor on not playing the fame game, the hit-and-run joy of character acting and his punk-rock past

Interview by Andrew Anthony

17, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Red Barn is a rare theatrical thriller – why aren't there more?
Few playwrights take the thriller genre seriously: David Hare is an exception. His Simenon adaptation explores how theatre itself manipulates what we see

Lyn Gardner

03, Nov, 2016 @5:57 PM

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The Red Barn review – dark story of dissolving identity
David Hare’s adaptation of a Georges Simenon novel is a tense affair featuring a mesmeric Elizabeth Debicki

Susannah Clapp

23, Oct, 2016 @6:45 AM

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