West Country Film Festival to Mark Waugh Anniversary

The Bridport News has announced that the 50th anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death will be markedĀ at theĀ upcoming From Page to Screen Film Festival. This will be in Bridport, DorsetĀ from 30 March-3 April. Details will be provided next month.

Meanwhile, two members of the cast and crew that made the 1981 Granada TV production of Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited will also participate in the festival. Charles Sturridge, one of the film’s directors, will be curator of the festival. Claire Bloom, who played Lady Marchmain in Brideshead, will talk about the film adaptation of John Le Carre’s novel The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, in which she also appeared.

Thanks toĀ Robert M. Davis for calling this article to our attention.

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