Adelphi Theatre, London
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Monday 18 February 2008
It is a long way from the role of girlfriend of Little Britain's stage hypnotist Kenny Craig to the best actress Silver Bear award at the Berlin film festival, but with a bit of help from one of Britain's most prolific directors, Sally Hawkins has managed the journey with startling ease.
Wednesday 09 January 2008
There is an enduring stereotype, firmly rooted in the British psyche, that holds that disabled people are basically trying it on. Think the Little Britain character Andy, a wheelchair-user only when it enables him to exploit his carer, Lou, and the rest of society. As a child with a disabled mother, I lost count of the number of people who made clear by their remarks that they assumed she could walk if only she tried a bit harder.
Wednesday 26 October 2005
Tuesday 25 October 2005
Friday 02 September 2005
Monday 21 February 2005
Friday 29 October 2004
Scenes from the new series of the award-winning comedy show Little Britain have been deemed too controversial for BBC1 and will be cut before it is shown in December.
Monday 19 April 2004
Sir John Mortimer, creator of Rumpole of the Bailey, has written a television screenplay chronicling the life of the comedian Benny Hill.
Thursday 27 November 1997
Thursday 13 March 1997
Friday 16 August 1996
Sunday 03 March 1996
Sunday 03 July 1994
Monday 07 September 1992
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