From Crying Game to Carol and Colette: Bafta hails inspiring double act

Thirty years of bringing compelling stories to the screen have earned Stephen Woolley and Elizabeth Karlsen the ultimate recognition, the Observer can reveal

It is hard to imagine what students would have put up on their bedroom walls over the past 30 years without the work of Stephen Woolley and his wife and fellow producer, Elizabeth Karlsen. The posters for all the films they have either produced or distributed tell the story of independent cinema.

After bringing audiences foreign arthouse hits such as Paris Texas, Eraserhead and Diva, Woolley had his first triumph as a producer with The Company of Wolves in 1984, going on to make a series of landmarks in British cinema, including Letter to Brezhnev, Absolute Beginners, Mona Lisa, the Oscar-winner The Crying Game, Scandal, The End of the Affair and Made in Dagenham. And this winter, the Observer can reveal, the couple are to be honoured by Bafta
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