Actor Derek Fowlds talks about acting with Peter Cushing in Hammer Films’ classic 1967 gothic shocker, Frankenstein Created Woman. He spent six weeks with Peter at Bray Studios to make the film and the experience has stuck with him to this day.
This week’s DIARY features the first part of an informal interview with the wonderful Derek Fowlds, who reminisced about working with Peter Cushing, as well as many other great names, including Robert Morley, Alistair Sim, Alec Guinness, Nigel Hawthorne and Paul Eddington. Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #4: Derek Fowlds on Peter Cushing, Basil Brush, Yes Minister & Heartbeat”
Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell, authors of RUNNING SCARED, share a slice of film history, recounting working with Peter Cushing and many other stars at the iconic Hammer Films in the 1970s. For more info on Brian and Phil, visit PRODUCTION DIARY #3: Inside Story of Life as a Runner at Hammer Films in 1960s & 70s.
Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell worked as runners at the legendary HAMMER FILMS during the late 1960s and early 1970s, during which time they rubbed shoulders with most of the Hammer stars, production crew and studio executives. Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #3: Inside Story of Life as a Runner at Hammer Films in 1960s & 70s”
Veteran actors SIR ANTHONY QUAYLE and ROY KINNEAR are joined by TV execs from Lime Pictures, makers of HOLLYOAKS for Channel 4, and alumni from the National Youth Theatre’s acclaimed Repertory Company to talk about the challenges facing emerging actors and to offer essential advice on HOW TO MAKE IT AS AN ACTOR. Continue reading “STAGE DIRECTION: How To Make It As An Actor”