(9/05) Stage: Wrote / directed "Two Thousand Years", National Theatre, London, England, UK.
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Mike Leigh OBE
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You will find hardly any improvising on camera anywhere in my films. It's very structured, but it's all worked out from elaborate improvisations over a long period, as you know. Literary, word-bound people often say, "Ah well, if that's the case who's the author?" Which is remarkably dumb, isn't it?
Has had a beard since March 1967 because he considers shaving "a time-wasting, filthy, irrelevant and resource-wasting habit".
Films frequently center on the British working class