Tag Archives: Tom Brook

Meryl Streep on Getting Margaret Thatcher Right

Meryl Streep’s long-awaited screen portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady arrives in U.S. cinemas Friday (Dec.

Actor Jamie Bell on Tintin’s Newest Adventure – Winning Over American Audiences

The Adventures of Tintin opens in U.S. cinemas today (Dec.

Stephen Merchant: ‘You Can’t Have a President Called Newt!’

Ricky Gervais‘s long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant is in New York this week with his first ever stand-up comedy tour, Stephen Merchant Live: Hello Ladies. Before his first performance at Manhattan’s Town Hall this week ...

From Toronto: Clive Owen Clashes with Jason Statham in ‘Killer Elite’

Britain’s ever-reliable Clive Owen definitely holds his own when he stars opposite Jason Statham in the new action spy thriller Killer Elite, which has just has its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.

WATCH: Robert Redford May Take Sundance to London

Through the Sundance Channel, Robert Redford has already established the Sundance brand internationally. Now the Oscar-winning director says he wants to take Sundance directly to Britain. He's been exploring an arena for what he said would involve bringing "American stories to London..."

WATCH: Actress Lesley Manville Talks Possible U.S. Career

Britain’s Lesley Manville will be in New York tonight (January 11) to pick up a prestigious Best Actress award from the National Board of Review for her role in Mike Leigh’s latest picture Another Year. There is also talk she may ...

WATCH: Full James Taylor Interview About John Lennon

In a story we posted earlier, singer/songwriter James Taylor has recalled his own frightening encounter with John Lennon‘s killer, Mark David Chapman, just a day before the Beatle’s murder 30 years ago today.

LISTEN: Tom Brook’s 1980 News Report on Lennon’s Murder

On that fateful day 30 years ago, BBC’s Tom Brook was the first British journalist to report live from the scene of John Lennon‘s murder outside his New York home. Brook writes: “On the evening of December 8th 1980, I ...

James Taylor: I Met Lennon’s Killer Day Before The Murder

In an interview with BBC’s Tom Brook, singer/songwriter James Taylor reveals how he met John Lennon‘s assassin Mark David Chapman the day before the murder on December 8, 1980. “His assassin had buttonholed me in the ...

Talking Movies: Interview with Tilda Swinton

BBC Talking Movies host and Anglophenia contributor Tom Brook has just returned from the Sundance Film Festival, where he sat down with Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton.