This week’s PRODUCTION DIARY features an interview with the wonderful Madeline Smith, star of so many iconic British films and TV series. She has appeared in the three classic British film series; the James Bond film Live and Let Die, with Roger Moore, in Carry On Matron, part of Peter Rogers’ legendary Carry-On series and no less than three of Hammer Films’ gothic horrors from the late 60s and early 70s, Taste the Blood of Dracula, The Vampire Lovers and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell.
Paul Welsh MBE reflects on why some of the biggest names in film and television have loved working at Elstree Studios and why so many keep returning, year after year. Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #7: Paul Welsh MBE on Why the World’s Greatest Filmmakers Love Working at Elstree”
Valerie Leon has been at the heart of iconic British film and television since the 1960s. She has appeared in no less than four major film series, all of which have become cult classics, namely Hammer Films, the Carry On films, the Pink Panther film series and the record-breaking James Bond franchise. Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #6: Valerie Leon, Hammer Films, James Bond and the Carry Ons”