Mike Leigh

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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On Location: The Dalston house at the heart of Mike Leigh’s Naked

By Adam Scovell

Despite the widespread gentrification of east London, this quiet street appears much as it did in 1993.

Peterloo – first look review

By Adam Woodward

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

25 new films to look out for this awards season

By Lillian Crawford

Barry Jenkins, Damien Chazelle and Yorgos Lanthimos all look like early contenders for major awards.

Why I love David Thewlis’ performance in Naked

By William Carroll

The British actor casts a gaunt, morbid, uncompromisingly human figure in Mike Leigh’s nocturnal London odyssey.

Paul Popplewell: From 24 Hour Party People to Journeyman

By David Jenkins

The stalwart British actor runs us through some of his scene-stealing career moments.

25 films we’d like to see at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

By Little White Lies

Claire Denis, Yorgos Lanthimos and Terrence Malick could be competing for this year’s Palme d’Or.

Mike Leigh announces the subject of his new film

By Little White Lies

The veteran British filmmaker looks set to get political with his latest project.

Another Year

By Jonathan Crocker

Mike leigh returns with a quietly brilliant portrait of a middle-aged relationship.

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Happy-Go-Lucky

By James Bramble

A light-hearted tribute to the carefree, from footloose director Mike Leigh.

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