Has written columns and reviews for "Radio Times" magazine since 1988.
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Barry Norman CBE
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[on The Lavender Hill Mob
(1951)] Of all the Ealing comedies, this is among the best. The Oscar-winning screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke
does what all good farces must do - it takes the possible and stretches it, with seeming logic, into the wildly improbable and we, the audience, are swept along, desperately wanting the mob to get away with it. At the heart of it all is the funny, oddly touching ...
He was the best-known film critic in Britain for over 25 years until he was replaced by Jonathan Ross
as host of the BBC series Film '72