Alan simpson, the scriptwriter who has died aged 87, worked as a shipping clerk before becoming, with his professional partner ray galton, one of the geniuses of post-war british comedy writing, creating steptoe and son for television and, for the troubled comic actor tony hancock, the disgruntled, self-important persona that made him one of the radio stars of the 1950s. Yesterday, the 30-year-old actress served up seven flawless outfits in a 24-hour period, and we’re still picking our jaws up off of the floor. Is a staff writer for grantland. She discovers her mother is taking amphetamines, which causes her to move in with her aunt and her lesbian lover. While most of the film centres on the 50-year-old pippa lee, played by robin wright penn, blake stars as the younger pippa in the flashback scenes. Cruel, woman-hating and in thrall to dangerous, sado-masochistic sex.
The private lives of pippa lee – part two
The much older man and pippa (blake) have a steamy sex scene in the movie during which blake gets fully nude. This isn’t going to be nice, safe period drama. Was there an aspect of her that was more fun to perform, as an actor?