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Fiona Shaw

The Hippopotamus (2017)

Upper-class pomposity and dry, blistering, scathing verbal attacks abound in the adaptation of Stephen Fry’s 1994 The Hippopotamus – not a tale of the large herbivorous mammal but a witty detective exposition that has Fry’s voice screaming…

TRAILER PARK: The Hippopotamus

It appears you can't keep a good man down - especially if his name is Stephen Fry.  He may have left England's green and pleasant land for the sunnier climes of America's West Coast, but that doesn't mean his presence can't still be felt…

EIFF 2016: The White King (2016)

Lorenzo Allchurch plays Djata, a young boy who starts to find it harder and harder to live his life without feeling the effects of the dictatorship he is living under. It all gets a lot worse when his father is taken away in the opening…

The English Teacher (2013)

As someone who’s spent many years at the university, who loves Shakespeare and is also an aspiring writer, I have always had a special affection for movies about writing, about authors, about theatre and about teaching. I recently watched,…