Published on: 21 August 2020 in Industry
Directors Digest — Friday 21 August
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Bake Off, BIFAs, Flash Gordon and Fame all feature in this week’s Digest, as canned laughter and film programming also make headlines.
Read all the latest news and views from the industry below.
Meanwhile, with coronavirus meaning a drop in studio audiences, the Guardian asks whether its time to bring back canned laughter.
The Guardian has produced an oral history of Fame, directed by the late Sir Alan Parker, 40 years after its release.
And finally, director Mike Hodges and actor Brian Blessed look back on the making of Flash Gordon. (Guardian)
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