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PRODUCTION DIARY #8: Madeline Smith on Peter Cushing, James Bond, Carry On and Hammer Films

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.

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PRODUCTION DIARY #7: Paul Welsh MBE on Why the World’s Greatest Filmmakers Love Working at Elstree

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