Maxine Peake

Fanny Lye Deliver’d – first look review

By David Jenkins

This slow-burn folk horror set in old, weird England marks the auspicious return of talented British director Thomas Clay.

Gwen

By Josh Slater-Williams

William McGregor’s atmospheric Industrial Revolution-era folk horror runs out of plot.

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Maxine Peake: ‘I sent Mike a postcard when I found out he was making Peterloo’

By David Jenkins

The British actor reveals her personal connection to Mike Leigh’s historical epic.

Peterloo

By Adam Woodward

Veteran filmmaker Mike Leigh delivers a history lesson about the oft-forgotten 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester.

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Peterloo – first look review

By Adam Woodward

Mike Leigh recruits a top-notch ensemble for this faithful reenactment of the Peterloo Massacre.

In defence of funny women

By Lydia Figes

Female-driven comedies such as The Marvellous Mrs Maisel and Funny Cow are challenging archaic notions about women on screen.

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