THE THRILL OF LOVE

“The truth: rarely pure, never simple. Well, not on her side of town. She might catch its eye in a shop-front, then turn up her collar, walk on.” A hostess in the West End ‘gentlemen’s clubs’, Ruth Ellis works hard, plays hard and dreams of a movie-star life. Yet in 1955, the self-styled ‘blonde bombshell’ […]

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THE YORK REALIST

“I live here. I live here. You can’t see that, though. You can’t see it. This is where I live. Here.’ A cottage, 1960s Yorkshire. The York Mystery plays are in rehearsal. Farmhand George becomes one of the cast, straining against his roots as a new world opens up to him.  Can he grasp the […]

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