Tag Archives: Shirley Henderson

Choose Life… Choose Comedy… Choose Scotland

Checking the site’s stats this week, I was bemused to find that some poor soul ended up here after asking their search engine to make a value judgement on the relative attractiveness of pocket-sized Scottish actress Shirley Henderson. So, in … Continue reading

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Good Time Charlie

I’ve never been a big fan of costume dramas or biopics, so my purchase of a second-hand, Dutch edition* of the BBC mini-series Charles II: The Power and the Passion, was motivated entirely by the talent of the players: Duff! … Continue reading

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Brace Yourself

Last night I watched the first part of the new Shirley Henderson comedy May Contain Nuts. To get her underachieving daughter into a fancy new school, Henderson decides to substitute for her at the vital entrance exam. Realising that the … Continue reading

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Scottish Belles

It’s quite bracing to watch Wedding Belles, shortly after catching up with the first series of Mistresses. Both focus on the ups and downs of a group of four female friends, but the latter is a glossy, glamorous romp compared … Continue reading

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