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Today it's the turn of Charlotte Gilman Perkins and her story  The Yellow Wallpaper, which you can watch at newchillingtales.com on this site! https://youtu.be/QdnedIGD5LI Here's a little bit more about Charlotte Gilman Perkins and the Women's Suffrage movement in the US.   These were brave women flying in the facial of a social order which had lasted for hundreds of years.  Historically women had been traded in marriage for property and money.   The woman would then have the ...
Ok  - Friends, instead of writing a blog this time...thought it might be fun to create a vlog...fun for both of us, we hope, but it could may be fun for neither.  However in the spirit of Good Will and Cheer for the Season, I am giving it a go! Don't forget!  New Chilling Tales on the site!! Happy New Year! AMBROSE BIERCE Ambrose ...
The title to this blog relates to Michael Croft friend, founder of the  National Youth Theatre and  Shakespeare expert above all. So twisting the Macbeth quote to fit my name when whenever we met was a little ongoing joke between us.  I don't think I have ever met anyone who understood Shakespeare and directed his plays as brilliantly as Michael.  My two weeks rehearsing Julius Caesar, playing Portia, taught me more ...
We lost the wonderful talented Nicolas Roeg, last week...another extraordinary talent gone.  I had the privilege of working with him on The System, my first big film and one of the two best I have done. This is going to be a long one, but time to talk a bit about The  System aka The Girl-Getters.....the US title because the distributors didn't understand the title and thought it would give potential audiences the idea that the film was about Las ...
We've started on the actors, now time to give the actresses a little blog room. I have worked with many terrific actresses in the industry, all talented and hard working in a challenging world, but one or two are memorable for their extraordinary, extrovert personalities. Lets start with Glynis Johns.   Glynis was a really fine actress of her day, retired now.  She started her career in the British Film Industry....remember her paying ...