Charles Dance

Alien Territory Part 3

And so the drop ship roars into the problem zone of the third Alien film, in a tangled situation entirely created by Fox’s suits. The crowd-pleasing ‘Aliens’ had proven such a massive success that the franchise was now cursed with too-high expectations. You couldn’t go bigger, but could you scale it back? Our company had […]

Re:View – ‘Consenting Adults’

This standalone BBC4 drama (we used to cal them plays) continues the Beeb’s fascination with recent bits of social history – but how do you make the story of a government report interesting? Lord Wolfenden’s report into prostitution and homosexuality, commissioned in 1953 and published four years later, is not the stuff of high drama […]