Ken Russell

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Christopher Hobbs obituary
Production designer who worked on Caravaggio and The Garden for Derek Jarman and provided the sets for the BBC’s Gormenghast

Anthony Hayward

19, Mar, 2024 @4:19 PM

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Georgina Hale obituary
Character actor known for a host of TV roles and for her award-winning work in the films of Ken Russell

Anthony Hayward

10, Jan, 2024 @11:56 AM

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Fierce, sensual, cerebral: how Glenda Jackson brought class to film | Peter Bradshaw
The British actor was the epitome of countercultural chic in key 1970s films. It is just a shame she couldn’t be persuaded to do more of them when her political career ended

Peter Bradshaw

15, Jun, 2023 @2:03 PM

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Murray Melvin obituary
Actor, archivist of the Theatre Royal, Stratford East, and director, with a long career in theatre, film and television

Michael Billington

17, Apr, 2023 @1:40 PM

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Brian Tufano obituary
Cinematographer who brought his imaginative sensibilities to films such as Trainspotting, Billy Elliot and Quadrophenia

Ryan Gilbey

26, Jan, 2023 @6:02 PM

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What links Lady Chatterley’s Lover to Walkabout and William Hurt?
The DH Lawrence classic inexorably leads to violent UK theatre, a stunning John Barry soundtrack and the erotic thriller Body Heat

Larry Ryan

03, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Glenda Jackson answers your questions: ‘I think that’s a gross insult about politicians and actors, frankly’
The groundbreaking actor and politician answers your questions about the difficulties of Ken Russell, the joys of Morecambe & Wise and whether she sends Tony Blair a Christmas card

As told to Rich Pelley

16, Jun, 2022 @11:16 AM

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Ken Russell’s banned film about Richard Strauss finally comes to light | Richard Brooks
Russell’s controversial portrait of Strauss as Nazi sympathiser, Times Radio’s launch editor continues working for Radio 4, and Flowers Gallery at 50

Richard Brooks

23, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Tommy review – Ken Russell's mad rock opera is a fascinating time capsule
Russell’s adaptation of the Who’s concept album about a blind pinball wizard features Oliver Reed, Elton John, Jack Nicholson, Tina Turner and Eric Clapton

Peter Bradshaw

22, Nov, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Arts and crafts masterpiece Dunshay Manor reopens after legal wrangle
Dorset country house left to the nation by pioneering sculptor Mary Spencer Watson is finally going on show

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

12, May, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Please keep the flames to six feet! The wild and wonderful world of Walthamstow art school
In the early 1960s, the old guard running Walthamstow art school quit – and a riotous new spirit took hold, galvanising students from Ian Dury to Peter Blake. Now a new show, Be Magnificent, is celebrating the glory days

Will Ashon

09, Jun, 2017 @1:13 PM

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‘Quiffs were a must’: teddy boys and girls in London, 1955
Ted Burton and his friends pose for Ken Russell, the photographer and film director

Candice Pires

10, Feb, 2017 @3:59 PM

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