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In 1948 my father, Michael Redington, was a young member of the Old Vic Company’s triumphant tour of Australia, headed by Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. His admiration for both actors was boundless, and Olivier’s performance as Richard III, he felt, was a theatrical epiphany.
But when he married Ann Connell two years later, Michael accepted an actor’s life was precarious and joined Atv, taking on a role in live television production. He worked with Kenneth Clark in the early 1960s before the art historian’s great success with the BBC Civilisation series. He also put TV religious programmes on the map, securing a Bafta for his efforts. Michael won an Eisenhower fellowship and travelled throughout the Us in the 60s during the time of the civil rights movement.
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- Simon Redington
The perfect companion piece to Carol Reed’s The Third Man, post-war spy thriller The Man Between comes to Blu-Ray for the first time, DVD and VOD on 2 January, boasting brand new extra features. To celebrate, we have 3 copies of the film on Blu-Ray to give some lucky winners courtesy of Studiocanal.
Set against the backdrop of a haunted, newly divided Berlin, Ivo Kern (James Mason: 5 Fingers, Spring & Port Wine, Cross of Iron) – a troubled former lawyer now working the Black Market – gets caught up in a cat and mouse chase with potentially tragic consequences as he attempts to free a young British lady (Claire Bloom: Richard III, Look Back in Anger, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold) who has been kidnapped in a case of mistaken identity. Starring British screen icons James Mason and Claire Bloom Cbe alongside German sweetheart Hildegarde Neff, »
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