Orson welles

Films, friendship and facets of truth

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Others goes straight to the head. Things start like this: with an article on a website called ‘Women and Film’,…

David Hockney and Martin Gayford on how pictures literally emerged from the shadows

22 October 2016 9:00 am

In an edited extract from their new book, David Hockney and Martin Gayford discuss how pictures emerged from the shadows

Titanic: Orson Welles as Falstaff in ‘Chimes at Midnight’ (1966)

Don’t believe Orson Welles, says his biographer Simon Callow — especially when he calls himself a failure

9 May 2015 9:00 am

Orson Welles would have been 100 this month. When he died in 1985, aged 70, the wonder was that he…

20,000 Days On Earth: is Nick Cave the missing link? Or the next stage in evolution?

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Inspired by Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never (2011), Katy Perry’s Part of Me (2012) and One Direction’s This Is Us…

An elusive father

14 April 2012 11:00 am

In a large upstairs room of the YWCA building behind Tottenham Court Road, a group of actors were nervously waiting…