Tag: roger michell

Jodie Whittaker and Peter O'Toole in Venus

Venus

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     15 December     Soviet spacecraft Venera 7 lands on Venus, 1970 On this day in 1970, the Soviet Union landed a spacecraft on Venus. The Venera 7 had been launched from Earth on 17

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Ciarán Hinds and Amanda Root in Persuasion

Persuasion

    Before popping up seemingly out of nowhere when he directed Notting Hill, Roger Michell had had a successful career as a theatre director, at the groundbreaking Royal Court Theatre in London with Samuel Beckett and John Osborne (where he also met Danny Boyle), then on to the Royal

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