Philippa Forrester talks for the first time of son’s life threatening brain tumour in support of The Brain Tumour Charity and their HeadSmart campaign

In 2016 Philippa Forrester and husband, photographer and wildlife cameraman Charlie Hamilton James, were told their eldest son was “probably going to die” of a rare brain tumour.  Forrester has chosen to ‘go public’ with their story now in order to raise awareness of The Brain Tumour Charity’s HeadSmart campaign for early diagnosis in what is Brain Tumour Awareness Month. More than 30 children and … Continue reading Philippa Forrester talks for the first time of son’s life threatening brain tumour in support of The Brain Tumour Charity and their HeadSmart campaign

Lolita Chakrabarti to star in Stephen Beresford’s adaptation of Fanny and Alexander at The Old Vic

Casting is complete for the Old Vic’s upcoming production of Ingmar Bergman’s Fanny and Alexander, which has been adapted for the stage by Stephen Beresford. Directed by Max Webster, previews will begin at the London venue February 21, 2018, prior to an official opening March 1. The cast includes Olivier winner Penelope Wilton, Thomas Arnold, Lolita Chakrabarti, Kevin Doyle, Karina Fernandez, Annie Firbank, Matt Gavan, … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti to star in Stephen Beresford’s adaptation of Fanny and Alexander at The Old Vic

Lolita Chakrabarti to star as Queen Gertrude in Hamlet alongside Tom Hiddleston, directed by Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branagh’s Olivier Award-winning theatre company will join forces with RADA for a co-production of Hamlet, to support the transformation of RADA’s Chenies Street site in London, further developing the Academy as a world-leader in dramatic arts training. The production will feature RADA alumnus Tom Hiddleston in the title role and will play a strictly limited three week run at RADA’s Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre from … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti to star as Queen Gertrude in Hamlet alongside Tom Hiddleston, directed by Kenneth Branagh

charlie hamilton james scoops prize at wildlife photographer of the year 2016

National Geographic photographer Charlie Hamilton James was recognized again for his work on vultures, earning top honors in the story category. He was last recognized in 2015. A hundred photographs from the competition will be shown at an exhibit started on October 21 at the Natural History Museum in London and runs until September 2017. For more on Charlie’s vulture story visit https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/15/demise-of-vulture-puts-africa-at-risk-of-disease Continue reading charlie hamilton james scoops prize at wildlife photographer of the year 2016

ADRIAN LESTER set to direct Julia Stiles and Lena Olin in Sky’s Riviera

Actor and director Adrian Lester has been confirmed as one of the directors of the forthcoming new Sky Atlantic drama Riviera, which is currently filming in the South of France.  Lester, who will also play the part of Robert Carver, will direct two episodes of the series. Having already directed on the popular BBC series Hustle, in which he also starred, Lester said of Riviera … Continue reading ADRIAN LESTER set to direct Julia Stiles and Lena Olin in Sky’s Riviera