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Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016) was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage, television and film.
Alexander Poliakoff (Поляко́в), OBE (20 August 1910 – 26 July 1996) was a Russian-born British electronics engineer, inventor and businessman, the chairman of Multitone Electronics for over 40 years.
The Almeida Theatre, opened in 1980, is a 325-seat studio theatre with an international reputation, which takes its name from the street on which it is located, off Upper Street, in the London Borough of Islington.
Associated Television (ATV), a former British television company, was awarded the franchise by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) to provide the Independent Television service at weekends for the London region.
The Barbican Centre is a performing arts centre in the Barbican Estate of the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
William Francis Nighy OBE (born 12 December 1949) is an English actor and voice artist.
King's/Queen's Birthday Honours is, in some Commonwealth realms, the marking of the reigning monarch's official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals.
Bloody Kids is a British television film written by Stephen Poliakoff and directed by Stephen Frears, made by Black Lion Films for ATV, and first shown on ITV on 22 March 1980.
Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
British Jews (often referred to collectively as Anglo-Jewry) are British citizens who are ethnically and/or religiously Jewish.
The British people, or the Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies.
The Bush Theatre is based in Shepherd's Bush, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.
Capturing Mary is a BBC television drama (co-produced by HBO), written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff.
Caught on a Train is a critically successful British television play written by Stephen Poliakoff and directed by Peter Duffell, based on an overnight train journey across Europe, and following the route of a journey that Poliakoff had himself made from London to Vienna.
Century is a 1993 British film, written and directed by playwright Stephen Poliakoff.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Walter Charles Dance, OBE (born 10 October 1946) is an English actor, screenwriter, and film director.
Charles B. G. Sturridge (born 24 June 1951) is an English screenwriter, producer, stage, television and film director.
City Sugar is a stage play by Stephen Poliakoff.
Clive Owen (born 3 October 1964) is an English actor who first gained recognition in the United Kingdom for playing the lead role in the ITV series Chancer from 1990 to 1991.
Close My Eyes is a 1991 film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff and starring Alan Rickman, Clive Owen and Saskia Reeves as well as Lesley Sharp and Karl Johnson.
Close to the Enemy is a British period drama miniseries set in the late 1940s in London.
The County of London was a county of England from 1889 to 1965, corresponding to the area known today as Inner London.
The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, originally called Drama Theatre Awards up to 1990, are British theatrical awards presented annually for the closing year's theatrical achievements.
The Crucible Theatre (often referred to simply as "The Crucible") is a theatre in the city centre of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England which opened in 1971, As well as theatrical performances, it hosts the most prestigious event in professional snooker, the World Championship.
Damian Watcyn Lewis, (born 11 February 1971) is an English actor and producer.
Dancing on the Edge is a British television drama written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff and produced by the BBC about a black jazz band in London in the early 1930s.
Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 1935 – 7 June 1994) was an English television dramatist, screenwriter and journalist.
The Donmar Warehouse is a 251-seat, not-for-profit theatre in Covent Garden, London, England.
The Duke of York's Theatre is a West End Theatre in St Martin's Lane, in the City of Westminster, London.
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English-American actress.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
The Evening Standard Theatre Awards, established in 1955, are the oldest theatrical awards ceremony in the United Kingdom.
Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian ultranationalism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible suppression of opposition and control of industry and commerce, which came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.
A feature film is a film (also called a motion picture or movie) with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole film to fill a program.
A film director is a person who directs the making of a film.
Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.
Friends and Crocodiles is a one-off British television drama production, written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff and first broadcast on BBC One on 15 January 2006.
Frontiers is an ITV television crime drama series was produced by Carlton Television, broadcast between 7 May and 25 June 1996.
Gemma Christina Arterton (born 2 February 1986) is an English actress.
Gideon's Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written & directed by Stephen Poliakoff.
Georgina McKee (born 14 April 1964) is an English actress.
Glorious 39 is a 2009 British war thriller film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, starring Romola Garai, Bill Nighy, Julie Christie, Jeremy Northam, Christopher Lee, David Tennant, Jenny Agutter and Eddie Redmayne.
Golden Globe Awards are accolades bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association beginning in January 1944, recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.
Hampstead Theatre is a theatre in South Hampstead in the London Borough of Camden.
A hearing aid is a device designed to improve hearing by making sound audible to a person with hearing loss.
Hidden City is a political thriller drama film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff.
Jews in the Russian Empire have historically constituted a large religious diaspora; the vast territories of the Russian Empire at one time hosted the largest population of Jews in the world.
Hitting Town is a stage play written by Stephen Poliakoff and first performed in April 1975 at the Bush Theatre directed by Tim Fywell.
Holland Park is a district, the name of a street that unusually has three limbs and a public park in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in west London.
The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) is an artistic and cultural centre on The Mall in London, just off Trafalgar Square.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
William Fox (born 19 May 1939), known professionally as James Fox, is an English actor, from a well-known acting family.
Jane Asher (born 5 April 1946) is an English actress, author, and entrepreneur, who achieved early fame as a child actress, and has worked extensively in film and TV throughout her career.
Jeremy Philip Northam (born 1 December 1961) is an English actor.
Jodhi Tania May (born Jodhi Tania Edwards; 8 May 1975) is an English stage, film, and television actress.
Joseph McGann (born 24 July 1958) is an English actor.
Joe's Palace is a BBC television drama, (co-produced by the BBC and HBO) and written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff.
Joely Kim Richardson (born 9 January 1965) is an English actress, known for her role as Julia McNamara in the FX drama series Nip/Tuck (2003–10), and Queen Catherine Parr in the Showtime series The Tudors (2010).
Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1940) is a British actress.
Kate Hardie (born Kate Oddie; 26 April 1969) is an English actress, who has appeared in a number of film and television roles.
Keeley Clare Julia Hawes (born 10 February 1976) is an English actress.
King's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.
Lindsay Vere Duncan, CBE (born 7 November 1950) is a Scottish actress.
Linus William Roache (born 1 February 1964) is an English actor.
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
The Lyric Theatre, also known as the Lyric Hammersmith, is a theatre in King Street, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, which takes pride in its original, "groundbreaking" productions.
Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) is a theatre company located in New York City, affiliated with the League of Resident Theatres.
Mark James Patrick Kermode (nocat Fairey; born 2 July 1963) is an English television and film critic and musician.
Sir Martyn Poliakoff CBE CChem FRS FRSC FIChemE (born 16 December 1947) is a British chemist, working on gaining insights into fundamental chemistry, and on developing environmentally acceptable processes and materials.
Mary of Teck (Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes; 26 May 1867 – 24 March 1953) was Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King George V. Although technically a princess of Teck, in the Kingdom of Württemberg, she was born and raised in England.
David Matthew Macfadyen (born 17 October 1974) is an English actor.
The Mermaid Theatre was a theatre encompassing the site of Puddle Dock and Curriers' Alley at Blackfriars in the City of London, and the first built in the City since the time of Shakespeare.
Sir Michael John Gambon, (born 19 October 1940) is an Irish actor who has worked in theatre, television, and film.
Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English stage, film and television actress.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
The Moscow Kremlin (p), usually referred to as the Kremlin, is a fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River to the south, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square to the east, and the Alexander Garden to the west.
Nathalie Marie Andrée Baye (born 6 July 1948) is a French film, television and stage actress.
Odeon is a cinema brand name operating in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Norway, which along with UCI Cinemas and Nordic Cinema Group is part of the Odeon Cinemas Group subsidiary of AMC Theatres.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The George Foster Peabody Awards (or simply Peabody Awards) program, named for American businessman and philanthropist George Peabody, honor the most powerful, enlightening, and invigorating stories in television, radio, and online media.
Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft, DBE (22 December 1907 – 14 June 1991), known professionally as Peggy Ashcroft, was an English actress whose career spanned more than sixty years.
Perfect Strangers (renamed Almost Strangers for American distribution) is a television drama first aired in 2001, produced for BBC Two.
The Periodic Table of Videos (usually shortened to Periodic Videos) is a series of videos about chemical elements and the periodic table.
Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall CBE (22 November 1930 11 September 2017) was an English theatre, opera and film director whose obituary in The Times declared him "the most important figure in British theatre for half a century" and on his death a Royal National Theatre statement declared that Hall’s "influence on the artistic life of Britain in the 20th century was unparalleled".
The Phoenix Theatre was a pioneering off-Broadway theatre in New York City, extant from 1953 to 1982.
A play is a form of literature written by a playwright, usually consisting of dialogue between characters, intended for theatrical performance rather than just reading.
Play for Today is a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984.
A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.
The Prix Italia is an international Italian television, radio-broadcasting and website award.
Richard E. Grant (born Richard Grant Esterhuysen; 5 May 1957) is a Swazi-English actor, screenwriter, director and perfumier.
Romola Sadie Garai (born 6 August 1982) is a British film and television actress.
The Royal Court Theatre, at different times known as the Court Theatre, the New Chelsea Theatre, and the Belgravia Theatre, is a non-commercial West End theatre on Sloane Square, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England.
The Royal National Theatre in London, commonly known as the National Theatre (NT) is one of the United Kingdom's three most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, alongside the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Opera House.
The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) is a major British theatre company, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.
The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.
The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is a learned society founded in 1820, by King George IV, to "reward literary merit and excite literary talent".
The Royal Television Society, or RTS, is a British-based educational charity for the discussion, and analysis of television in all its forms, past, present and future.
Sandy Welch (born 6 December 1953) is a British television writer and screenwriter.
Saskia Reeves (born 16 August 1961) is an English actress best known for her roles in the films Close My Eyes (1991) and ''I.D.'' (1995), and the 2000 miniseries Frank Herbert's Dune.
Scottish Television (now, legally, known as STV Central Ltd) is the ITV franchise for Central Scotland.
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.
She's Been Away is a 1989 British television play by Stephen Poliakoff and directed by Sir Peter Hall.
Shooting the Past is a television drama by Stephen Poliakoff, produced by TalkBack Productions for BBC Two and first shown in 1999.
The South Bank Sky Arts Award (originally The South Bank Show Award) is an accolade recognizing British achievements in the arts.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Stalinism is the means of governing and related policies implemented from the 1920s to 1953 by Joseph Stalin (1878–1953).
Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English film and television director.
Strawberry Fields is a theatre play written by Stephen Poliakoff and staged at the Cottesloe, National Theatre in March 1977.
Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.
The Culture Show was a weekly BBC Two arts magazine programme, focusing on the best of the week's arts and culture news, covering books, art, film, architecture, music, visual fashion and the performing arts.
The Lost Prince is a British television drama about the life of Prince John – youngest child of Britain's King George V and Queen Mary – who died at the age of 13 in 1919.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Tribe is a 1998 television film written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, and starring Joely Richardson, Jeremy Northam, and Anna Friel.
Timothy Leonard Spall, OBE (born 27 February 1957) is an English character actor and occasional presenter.
Toby Stephens (born 21 April 1969) is an English stage, television, and film actor who has appeared in films in both Hollywood and Bollywood.
Thomas Anthony Hollander (born 25 August 1967) is an English actor.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, often stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the world, attracting over 480,000 people annually.
The Venice Film Festival or Venice International Film Festival (Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Cinematografica della Biennale di Venezia, "International Exhibition of Cinematographic Art of the Venice Biennale") is the oldest film festival in the world and one of the "Big Three" film festivals, alongside the Cannes Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (30 November 187424 January 1965) was a British politician, army officer, and writer, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment.
The Young Vic is a theatre on the Cut, located near the South Bank, in the London Borough of Lambeth.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.