Woodfall films: Bringing British stories to a new generation
Rita Tushingham was only 18 when she won the main role in the film A Taste of Honey. In 1961, she was one of a new breed of star created by Woodfall - a small company with big ideas which helped revolutionise British film. Now the Woodfall films have been restored to introduce a new generation to some very British stories.
Rita Tushingham was a teenager when she started working backstage at the Liverpool Playhouse.
One day she spotted an item in the Daily Express: the Woodfall film company in London was looking for an unknown to take the lead role of a teenage girl in their film of the... read more
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