Miranda Richardson

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Miranda Richardson's teenage obsessions: 'I rescued a kestrel and became fascinated by birds of prey'
With the release of her new film Rams, the actor remembers her love of westerns and John Wayne, playing male parts at her all girls’ school and the thrill of frightening humour

As told to Rich Pelley

04, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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'Bring a sleeping bag!' Manchester prepares for 24-hour peace epic
On Remembrance Sunday, a theatrical marathon will share the hopes and insights of 100 peace-workers around the UK. It’s an ode to optimism, says playwright Neil Bartlett

Helen Pidd

06, Nov, 2019 @2:08 PM

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Game of Thrones prequel: no Targaryens or Lannisters – but plenty of Starks
George RR Martin reveals new details of HBO’s forthcoming spin-off serial, which is set to star Naomi Watts and Miranda Richardson

Alison Flood

10, Jul, 2019 @11:33 AM

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Jarvis Cocker to compose music for Manchester Royal Exchange's new season
Cocker to collaborate on new Simon Stephens play, while Lucy Ellinson to play Macbeth and Neil Bartlett to stage 24-hour work on Remembrance Sunday

Laura Snapes

04, Jun, 2019 @11:21 AM

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The week in TV: Traitors; Curfew; Flack; Baptiste – review
Channel 4’s new espionage thriller suffers from excess hindsight, Curfew delivers a stellar dystopia, and Anna Paquin is perfection in the bittersweet Flack

Euan Ferguson

24, Feb, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Girlfriends review: Kay Mellor introduces a gaggle of women you’d love to know in real life
The writer’s new show – starring Miranda Richardson and Zoë Wanamaker – promises to be real and glorious and fun. Plus: Miriam Margolyes goes on a Big American Adventure

Lucy Mangan

04, Jan, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Stronger review – Jake Gyllenhaal plays the big-eyed hero
This Boston Marathon drama attempts to portray a survivor’s difficult emotional journey even as it waves Old Glory

Wendy Ide

10, Dec, 2017 @7:59 AM

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Miranda Richardson: ‘The Weinstein offices reeked of after-hours sex’
The Oscar-nominated actor is about to star in both TV comedy-drama Girlfriends, and alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in Stronger, a film about the Boston Marathon bombing. She talks about working with Weinstein and why she’d love to return to SNL

Rebecca Nicholson

08, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Churchill review – transparently nationalistic biopic
Brian Cox is a pantomime PM in Jonathan Teplitzky’s ponderous film that strives too hard to excuse Churchill’s flaws

Simran Hans

18, Jun, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Churchill review – Brian Cox's jowl-quivering addition to the cult of Winston
Cox’s wartime leader is haunted by fears about the Normandy landings in Jonathan Teplitzky’s watchable biopic

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jun, 2017 @3:00 PM

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How we made The Crying Game
Miranda Richardson: ‘I got some flak off IRA sympathisers. They thought my portrayal of a terrorist was unflattering’

Interviews by Jack Watkins

21, Feb, 2017 @7:00 AM

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‘Churchill was full of flaws and lived with his mistakes’ – Brian Cox’s latest film challenge
The actor touches on the haunted frailty of Britain’s wartime leader in a new film focusing on the run-up to D-Day

Dalya Alberge

19, Feb, 2017 @12:04 AM

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