BBC1 is to screen a one-off drama about comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. The 90-minute biopic, called Stan and Ollie, is written by Jeff Pope, who penned Mrs Biggs for ITV. It is based around... FULL ARTICLE AT The Stage
LONDON — The BBC and The Weinstein Company have boarded a biopic about Laurel and Hardy, which is to be penned by “Philomena” scribe Jeff Pope. The 90-minute film, “Stan and Ollie,” tells the story of the duo’s 1953 U ... FULL ARTICLE AT Variety
The 90-minute TV movie, set to be scripted by "Philomena" co-writer Jeff Pope, will be made by U.K. production banner Lookout Point and is based on the duo's 1953 U.K. tour, which ended in tragic circumstances.read ...FULL ARTICLE AT Hollywood Reporter
Mrs Biggs creator Jeff Pope is writing a one-off film about vintage comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
Jeff, who also penned Northern Lights and Appropriate Adult and worked with Steve Coogan on the film Philomena, is writing the ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
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Laurel and Hardy were one of the most popular comedy teams of the early to mid Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. Composed of thin, English-born Stan Laurel (1890–1965) and heavy, American-born Oliver Hardy (1892–1957) they became well known during the late 1920s to the mid-1940s for their work in motion pictures; the team also appeared on stage throughout America and Europe.
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