PETER CUSHING – Excerpts from rare interview, never broadcast before

We have a very special PRODUCTION DIARY today that features excerpts from a radio interview recorded with Peter Cushing in May 1986, much of which that has never been broadcast before. The interview now forms part of our new documentary PETER CUSHING: In His Own Words, which takes a fresh look at Peter, his life and his work.

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PETER CUSHING: In His Own Words – Our new documentary takes fresh look at Peter’s life and work – Now available on Prime Video

We’re really excited to announce the release of our new feature length documentary, PETER CUSHING: In His Own Words, which is now available  to rent on Prime Video – UK and Prime Video – US. In May 1986 Peter Cushing reflected on his life during an hour-long radio interview that was thought to be lost to the archive, but now, along with contributions from friends and former colleagues, we revisit the interview, much of which is being heard for the first time, to provide a unique insight into Peter’s personality, his work and his lasting contribution to our popular culture.

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Dracula (1958), Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough – #FILMTALK REVIEW

This week we have a special edition of #FILMTALK to mark Peter Cushing’s birthday on 26 May. Hammer Runner, Phil Campbell, who worked with Peter and Christopher Lee at Hammer Films in the early 70s, reviews Dracula, Hammer’s 1958 classic horror directed by the impeccable Terence Fisher. Continue reading “Dracula (1958), Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough – #FILMTALK REVIEW”

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