Short clips from the people who bring our documentaries alive !

Sir Michael Hordern – Love of Theatre & Passion for Acting

Valerie Leon on Her New Show – Forever Carrying On

Peter Cushing on Playing Dr Who & Being Offered Part on TV

Derek Fowlds – Mr Derek on Basil Brush

Madeline Smith Talks Roger Moore, Live and Let Die & James Bond

Anthony Quayle on Problems Facing New Actors

Paul Welsh on Why Gary Kurtz Chose Elstree Studios for STAR WARS

Derek Fowlds on Acting with Peter Cushing

Production Runners at Hammer Films in the 1970s

Peter Cushing on Acting

Sir Anthony Quayle

A clip from a previously unbroadcast interview recorded in 1984 with actor, Sir Anthony Quayle, who reflected on his career and passed on some of his hard-won advice, which is now being heard for the first time in our documentary STAGE DIRECTION.

Roy Kinnear

A clip from a previously unbroadcast interview recorded in 1984 with legendary comic actor, Roy Kinnear, who discusses some of the challenges emerging actors face trying to get established. The interview is now being heard for the first time in our documentary, STAGE DIRECTION.

Rebecca Hodgson

Rebecca Hodgson, is Head of Drama at Lime Pictures, makers of Hollyoaks for Channel 4, The Evermoor Chronicles for Disney Channel and Free Rein for Netflix. She kindly recorded an interview for STAGE DIRECTION during which she shares her views on the opportunities facing actors today and looks at how the new digital landscape is driving change within the television industry.

Peter Hunt

As Head of Casting for Lime Pictures, Peter Hunt is responsible for finding the acting talent needed for many of their drama series, including Channel 4’s Hollyoaks. During an interview he recorded for our documentary, STAGE DIRECTION he offers his insights into what TV producers are looking for today and how actors could better promote their unique talents.

Lauren  Lyle

Actress, Lauren Lyle recorded a great interview for our documentary STAGE DIRECTION. A graduate of the National Youth Theatre’s rep company, she’s now filming a new drama for the BBC. Lauren explains what it’s like having to deal with rejection, before getting that break where things really started to happen.

Luke Pierre

A short clip from an interview recorded with actor, Luke Pierre for our documentary STAGE DIRECTION. A recent graduate from the National Youth Theatre, Luke shares his passion for acting and sheds light on his experience of getting established in the profession.

Jenny Quayle

Actress, Jenny Quayle recorded a wonderful interview for our documentary STAGE DIRECTION, during which she gives personal insights into her father, Anthony Quayle, his career and the many challenges that actors face today.

Jenny also reflected on working with the legendary comic actor, Roy Kinnear, which is also included in our documentary, STAGE DIRECTION.

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