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  Nicole   November 06, 2014

Yesterday, there has been the Opening/Press night for Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi Theatre (London). The show is currently receiving great reviews, congrats to Gemma and all the cast and crew! Photos from the curtains call and after party have been added to the gallery. Be sure to keep the site checked for more additions!

– Public Events > Made in Dagenham Opening Night – Curtains Call
– Public Events > Made in Dagenham Opening Night – After Party
– Candids > November 05, 2014

  Nicole   November 06, 2014

Updated the gallery adding production shots from Made in Dagenham and a new outtake of Gemma with the Made in Dagenham director Rupert Goold. Enjoy! :)

– Stage > Made in Dagenham (2014) > Production Shots
– Photoshoots > The Telegraph (2014)

  Nicole   November 04, 2014

Did you know the books?
I did know the books because I read all of them at school and I loved them. I was a real bookworm when I was at school and I identified with Mildred and some of the teachers at school.

Why did you identify with Mildred?
She is the original underdog and at school I was quite similar…not the most popular. I even thought I looked like her when I was little because I had the freckles and the scruffy hair and always had my shoelaces untied. I just felt a bit like her I guess.

Did that stay with you, I know you have cat?
I don’t know if it was a subconscious thing but my cat Spike is exactly the same as Tabby. He is a black and white cat, the same as Tabby. He is a very lazy, cuddly cat – and when I was rereading the books I remembered and thought ‘Oh yeah! He is just like Tabby!’. I think in my mind when I was a kid that was the perfect cat so maybe that’s why I got him.

Did you find comfort in the books?
I think why we love Jill Murphy and these books so much is because there is bullying and the teachers are harsh and horrible but we know that Mildred is the heroine. No matter what she does, she always has a good reason for doing it and she is always trying her best. She is so misunderstood but she always wins in the end.

How was it like to perform them?
It was quite a challenge to perform them, this is the first audiobook that I’ve done and you want to do it justice and make sure every word is perfect and all the characters are clear. But it was great to revisit them. I remembered fragments from each book and even the drawings and illustrations. When I was a child I really loved the girls and the mischief they got up. It was wonderful getting back into it as an adult and understanding the other characters, the teachers – Miss Hardbroom. I loved the journey Miss Hardbroom goes on but when I was a child I thought she was horrible. I didn’t really understand the sarcasm and underlying tones.

Miss Hardbroom has her roots in reality and when you were voicing it did it have a reality for you?
Miss Hardbroom is a bit lonely and has been neglected in her childhood. I had a teacher like that at school. She was very very scary and she seemingly enjoyed the power of children being frightened of her but was actually a kind person outside of school.

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  M.   November 03, 2014

All eyes on Gemma

How new make-up looks — Show-stopping Eyes — Party season is all about make-up that wows, so who better than stage and screen star Gemma Arterton to showcase these smoking-hot looks?

– Photo Gallery > Magazine Scans > Scans from 2014 > Glamour (UK) – December 2014

  Nicole   November 02, 2014

On October 31st, Gemma performed on stage during a photocall for Made In Dagenham at Adelphi Theatre (in London). Several photos from the photocall have been added to the gallery! Enjoy :)

– Stage > Made in Dagenham (2014) > Photocall (October 31, 2014)

  Nicole   October 31, 2014

Added in the gallery the digital scans from the Evening Standard Magazine (October 31st issue) featuring Gemma. Also added a new outtake from their photoshoot and replaced a couple of the others with HQs. Enjoy!

– Magazine Scans > Scans from 2014 > Evening Standard Magazine (UK) – October 31, 2014
– Photoshoots > Evening Standard Magazine (2014)

  Nicole   October 30, 2014

Gemma Arterton is the only Hollywood star I’m aware of who gets the bus to work: across the river, Battersea to Covent Garden, in by a leisurely 11.30am but not home until most of us are tucked up in bed. And so it will be for the next six months, all being well, as she plays to up to 1,400 people six nights a week (plus matinées on Wednesday and Saturday) in Made in Dagenham, the brand-new, big-budget musical of the 2010 movie, which opens next week.

I meet Arterton on a brisk October morning outside the stage door of the Adelphi, the Art Deco slab on the Strand that is her current home from home. She arrives alone and on foot, at a smart clip, in a pale pink sweater, black trousers and studded shoes. Doesn’t she get hassled? After all, she’s plastered all over London on posters for the show. ‘Oh, I don’t care,’ she says, wrinkling her nose. ‘If people stop me in the street, it’s no big deal.’ For all her success, she doesn’t regard herself as in any way different or more glamorous than the rest of us. ‘You can’t feel like that when you’ve hung around really glamorous people, the ones with the entourages, who wear their sunglasses indoors: you know the type.’

Arterton is not that type. At 28, she’s beautiful, for sure, with full lips, high cheekbones, a delicate frosting of freckles and brown eyes you could swim in: an English sex bomb in the classic style. But she quickly disarms all that. I’ve interviewed her twice before, and we’ve met in passing on a couple of occasions. I’ve always found her straightforward and unaffected, warm and chatty.

She ushers me into her dressing room, apologising for the décor. Even if you are resolutely unglamorous and spend a good deal of time on London buses, the room is surprisingly dowdy: chipped paint the colour of curdled milk; sofas stained and shedding their stuffing. Not that she’s complaining. The Adelphi, she says, is the first London theatre she ever came to. Her mother brought her and her younger sister Hannah, also now an actor, from Kent for the day to see Paul Daniels perform his magic, alongside leading lady Debbie McGee. ‘Who knows,’ she says cheerfully, ‘they probably sat on this very sofa.’

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