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The centenary of Orson Welles occurred on May 6 this year, but tributes and celebrations for the legendary filmmaker continue throughout 2015.
The play will continue to run at London's Southwark Playhouse until Saturday (July 25).
His 1949 masterpiece The Third Man was re-released in a new 4K resolution at cinemas on June 26, while a DVD and Blu-ray release comes out today (July 20).
New documentary Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles was also released at selected UK cinemas »
The honor will be in recognition of the impact she has made on the TV industry, both in the U.K. and around the world. It will form the centerpiece of the fest’s awards ceremony on Aug. 27. She will speak about her experiences and thoughts on the future for independent production companies in the Lifetime Achievement Keynote address.
Vertue is chairman of independent production company Hartswood Films, where she produces comedies, dramas and docus alongside daughters Debbie and Sue Vertue, and Elaine Cameron. As well as Steven Moffat’s “Sherlock,” the company’s credits include Simon Nye’s “Men Behaving Bad” and Moffat’s “Coupling.” Upcoming projects include Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” for the BBC. »
- Leo Barraclough
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