Category Archives: Our Films

PRODUCTION DIARY #12: Judy Matheson – From Bristol Old Vic to Hammer Horror (Part 1)

Judy Matheson, Elstree Studios

Judy Matheson, the star of Twins of Evil, The Flesh and Blood Show, Z Cars and Blake’s 7 joined us at Elstree Studios to record an interview for our upcoming Peter Cushing documentary. Afterwards we chatted about her life and career from starting out as a jobbing actress to her appearances in some of the UK’s most iconic films and cult TV series. Continue reading

PRODUCTION DIARY #11: From the Archive – Sir Michael Hordern Reflects on His Passion For Acting

This week’s production diary dips into the archive and dusts off an interview we recorded with one of Britain’s most recognisable character actors, Sir Michael Hordern, who appeared in over 140 films along with countless acclaimed stage appearances in a career that spanned 60 years. Continue reading

PRODUCTION DIARY #10: Valerie Leon & Madeline Smith on Hammer Films, Carry-On & James Bond

Our PRODUCTION DIARY this week features two great actresses. Valerie Leon and Madeline Smith have been at the heart of British film and television since the 1960s and have appeared in the three biggest film franchises ever to come out of the UK, Hammer Films’ Gothic shockers, the classic Carry-On series and the record-breaking James Bond films. Continue reading