Remembering the wonderful actor Peter Cushing

It’s incredible to think that it’s 27 years since we lost the wonderful Peter Cushing. I feel honoured to have had the opportunity to meet him and interview him way back in 1986. Recently we produced our feature length documentary celebrating his life and work.

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On the Buses – Celebration of classic film series with Reg Varney, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis

We continue our celebration of On the Buses with a special edition of #FILMTALK with author and broadcaster, Morris Bright MBE, who goes behind the scenes of the film series. Thanks to Morris, we’ve also got exclusive clips from never-before-seen interviews with On the Buses cast members Reg Varney, who played bus driver Stan Butler, Anna Karen with plays his sister, Olive, and Stephen Lewis, the iconic Inspector Blake. We also hear from Hammer Films’ production supervisor, Roy Skeggs. Continue reading “On the Buses – Celebration of classic film series with Reg Varney, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis”

On the Buses (1971) Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis, Doris Hare – #FILMTALK Review

With special contributions from Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell, who worked on the first two On the Buses films, we add the classic 1971 British comedy, On the Buses to our list of the 100 greatest films ever made, at least in our opinion. In the first of two special episodes, FILMTALK regulars, Brian and Phil recall their experiences as runners for Hammer Films in the early 1970s and working on the first two films, On the Buses in 1971 and Mutiny on the Buses in 1972. Continue reading “On the Buses (1971) Reg Varney, Bob Grant, Anna Karen, Stephen Lewis, Doris Hare – #FILMTALK Review”