Sunday, April 26, 2009

Stargate Universe's Robert Carlyle - BAFTA: Video Interview

At BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts):

A Life In Pictures: Robert Carlyle

05 January 09

Watch BAFTA Award-winning actor Robert Carlyle talk about his outstanding film career, from working with Ken Loach to Trainspotting and The Full Monty.

Multi Award-winning actor Robert Carlyle has become known as one of the nation’s most talented and versatile actors. With over 60 film and television credits, Carlyle has appeared on our screen in a wide variety of roles - from the psychopaths of Cracker, Bond and Trainspotting to Sheffield’s most famous stripper in The Full Monty.

Watch him talk to writer and critic Quentin Falk about his career to date and his favourite film memories.

Highlights include:

* Auditioning for and working with "master manipulator" Ken Loach on his break-through film Riff-Raff
* Approaching the roles of psycho Albie Kinsella in Cracker and Bond Villain Renard
* Choosing a wardrobe in Trainspotting and his theory on the secret life of Begbie

Carlyle goes on to talk about the dangers of shooting in Nicaragua in Carla’s Song, playing one of film’s greatest losers, Malachy McCourt in Angela’s Ashes and his initial fears on the set of The Full Monty.

Includes clips from Riff-Raff, Trainspotting, Carla’s Song, The Full Monty, Angela’s Ashes and his latest film, Summer.

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