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Been thinking again about the leading men I have worked with over the years. Recently I  finished filming THE HAUNTING OF MARGAM CASTLE and had the pleasure of working again with two actors from my past:   Derren Nesbitt and Vernon Dotcheff.  I am not sure that Derren and I actually worked on the same show together, but according to IMDB.com we have worked on nine titles together!   That doesn't mean that we were ...
Posted on February 8, 2020 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
I think we all hoped that 2020 would usher in a more peaceful year, but so far it's not to be and the human story continues with its usual ups and downs. Sadly today we learned of the death of Tony Garnett,  former actor, with whom I worked on BBC television in THE BIRTH OF A PRIVATE MAN by the great David Mercer. Tony and I played brother ...
Posted on January 13, 2020 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People
  Well here we are friends at the end of a decade, ready to launch into a new one and miracle of miracle -  we are still here on our fragile, much abused planet.  Hopefully good sense will prevail and we will look after it better in this new era. It's been an interesting one for me...I have moved countries again.... twice....starting the decade in the US, then back to the UK for a ...
Posted on December 31, 2019 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
As this decade draws to its close, there's much to think about in our chaotic world. My life has been pretty well divided between two countries I love.....the UK and the US. Yesterday I watched the Queen's Speech given in the Houses of Parliament after the recent General Election. I am not a political animal....I've always felt that the job of our industry is to reflect and comment on worldly affairs, through the media ...
Posted on December 20, 2019 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People, Recent Projects
For the first time in a few years I am spending Christmas in London with my closest friends.  It has put me in reflective mood  - Christmases gone, friends gone and some loved ones, but London and the memories still here. My parents were divorced, so I would spend Christmas Eve with Dad and Christmas Day with Mum.  My father was a German refugee, an atheist, but with enough Jewish heritage to have ...
Posted on December 4, 2019 and filed under Just Talking!, Memories, My News & My Kind of People