The Lady In The Van

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Sometime in the 1970’s Mary Shepard decided to park her beaten up old Bedford van in one of the nicer leafy streets in London’s Camden Town area. The street with it’s expansive Georgian houses was home to several professional upper-middle class Brits that included a smattering of famous people such as the widow of the … Continue reading



The Danish Girl

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This may be a thoroughly British take on this very real groundbreaking story, but immediately from the first frame the screen is awash with these muted languid tones of Copenhagen in the first half of the last century, that there is no doubt of where this is all taking place. Einar and Gerda Wegener are … Continue reading




Legend

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To Brits of a certain age, particularly Londoners, despite their acts of unspeakable violence the Kray Brothers have always been considered with great affection as part of the folklore of the East End in the 1950’s and the 1960’s.  Their exploits filled the tabloid newspapers at the time, as despite their thinly veiled gangster activities … Continue reading



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