Nil By Mouth

Different Class: the decline of British blue collar stories on screen

By Sam Davies

25 years since Nil By Mouth first hit screens, Gary Oldman’s film has become a relic of a time when working-class stories were major cinematic events. What happened?

Why I love Kathy Burke’s performance in Nil by Mouth

By Adam Scovell

Her turn as a woman living under the thumb of an abusive husband is a masterclass in empathy and heartbreak.

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