Articles Tagged 'Martin Sixsmith'

Steve Coogan, Martin Sixsmith

Former BBC Correspondent Martin Sixsmith Portrayed on the Big Screen

Former BBC foreign correspondent and one-time British Labour Party spin doctor Martin Sixsmith is getting the big screen treatment with Steve Coogan portraying him in the film Philomena which has just opened in the U.S. “It was really marvelous to have Steve Coogan play me,” says Sixsmith. The film is based on his 2009 book […]

Infamous British Political Scandals: ‘Spingate’

  Sometimes it seems as if Americans take a curious sort of pride in the shame of our government’s chicanery, like the Watergate, Iran-Contra or Teapot Dome scandals – perhaps that pride is in the exposure of the complicated depths of wrongdoing, even if we often fail to learn our lessons, or even, sometimes, to […]