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Oscar-winning directors and actors are among the star guests due in Sarajevo next month for the 20th anniversary edition of the Bosnian city's film festival. Academy award winners, actress Melissa Leo (The Fighter)and directors Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) and Danis Tanovic (No Man's Land) will be rubbing shoulders with top international talents that include actors Gael Garcia Bernal, Bérénice Bejo, Ariane Labed and directors Mike Leigh, who will present a screening of his latest film, Mr Turner, and Michael Winterbottom, whose career was launched in 1997 with Welcome to Sarajevo, a film set during the city's wartime siege.
- Nick Holdsworth
All but one of the writing slots for Doctor Who series eight have already been announced, with Steven Moffat joined by Phil Ford, Mark Gatiss, Steve Thompson, Gareth Roberts, Peter Harness and Jamie Mathieson for the new run. It now looks as though the last remaining place - for episode ten in the series - has gone to a particularly interesting writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce.
The Liverpool Echo reports that native son Boyce (24 Hour Party People, Tristram Shandy: A Cock And Bull Story, The Railway Man) has provided a script for series eight. The screenwriter is quoted as saying "It’s like joining a family. It’s a great thing to be involved with. I grew up loving Doctor Who, and my teenage son was a big fan of it too. »
My earliest memory? Giving my sister 'Smarties' that I knew were pills
Stephen Dillane, 57, grew up in London. He studied at Exeter University, then joined the Croydon Advertiser but left to enrol at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. In the early 1990s, his performance in the National Theatre's Angels In America and his Hamlet for the Peter Hall Company attracted critical acclaim. In 2000, he won a Tony award for his role in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. His films include Welcome To Sarajevo (1997) and The Hours (2002). Since 2012, he has played Stannis Baratheon in TV's Game Of Thrones, and he starred in the Sky Atlantic thriller The Tunnel, which is out on DVD. He has two sons with the actor Naomi Wirthner.
When were you happiest?
Playing football in the school playground at lunchtime.
What is your earliest memory?
Giving my sister "Smarties" that I knew were pills.
- Rosanna Greenstreet
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