Johnny Flynn

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Johnny Flynn and Mark Gatiss to play Richard Burton and John Gielgud in new play
Written by Jack Thorne and directed by Sam Mendes, The Motive and the Cue is about the famous 1964 production of Hamlet and will open at the National Theatre

Chris Wiegand

22, Nov, 2022 @1:46 PM

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Mrs Wickham review – Austen spinoff sees despairing Lydia ‘banished’ to the north
What happened next to headstrong Lydia Bennet, the most rock’n’roll of the Pride and Prejudice sisters? This intriguing take by Sarah Page reunites Jessie Buckley and Johnny Flynn

Arifa Akbar

26, Sep, 2022 @10:49 AM

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The Score review – Johnny Flynn and Will Poulter do gangland musical comedy
As two amateurish crims waiting out for a deal with more serious operators, Flynn and Poulter play soul-baring geezers who break into startling arias of longing

Cath Clarke

06, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘Rhythm is a thing that defines us’: Johnny Flynn on his career as actor and musician
Now the talented multi-tasker is co-starring in a musical heist featuring his own songs. So what drives him on? By Stuart McGurk

Stuart McGurk

14, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Operation Mincemeat review – Colin Firth heads starry cast in wartime spy caper
Stiff upper lips abound in this stranger-than-fiction tale of second world war espionage, with Firth and Matthew Macfadyen in charge

Peter Bradshaw

13, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Outfit review – Mark Rylance’s mob tailor makes the cut
The Oscar-winner gives a cool, calm centre to this tightly-buttoned drama about Chicago gangsters rooting out a mole

Peter Bradshaw

14, Feb, 2022 @8:30 PM

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‘I couldn’t hack being Bond’: Johnny Flynn on playing 007-creator Ian Fleming
It’s a huge year for the actor. He’s starring in Operation Mincemeat, a wartime yarn that sees Fleming amassing Bond plots, as well as appearing in a Talented Mr Ripley remake – and singing his own songs in a musical heist thriller

Ryan Gilbey

31, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Stardust review – David Bowie biopic has no sparkle
This clumsy fictionalised account of Bowie’s formative first US tour is as pedestrian as its subject was remarkable

Simran Hans

17, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Stardust review – David Bowie biopic is an odd-couple oddity
Bowie’s 1971 trip to the US – the inspiration for his Ziggy Stardust persona – is reimagined as a comedy road trip with his hopelessly uncool publicist

Peter Bradshaw

14, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The Dig review – Sutton Hoo excavation romance is none too deep | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week
Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes unearth an Anglo-Saxon burial ship, but leave their emotions interred, in this robustly English drama

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Eddie Izzard meets Noel Fielding: what I learned from the Bowie biopic Stardust trailer
A gorgeous, big-budget, fully authorised biopic of a music legend, packed with hit after glorious hit? Yes please – let me know if you find one

Stuart Heritage

29, Oct, 2020 @12:50 PM

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Cordelia review – reality-bending drama of creepy neighbours
Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Johnny Flynn star in a potent chamber piece about a traumatised young woman and the charming man who lives upstairs

Peter Bradshaw

21, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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