Wednesday, 24 February 2016

#plaque366 Mike Leigh & Alison Steadman

A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 

THIS WEEK: OSCAR SPECIAL! With the famous award ceremony taking place this Sunday 28th February, we present, for your consideration, seven plaques dedicated to Academy Award Winners and Nominees.

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Director and writer Mike Leigh has been nominated for seven Oscars. On each occasion the Academy has failed to see sense. In a similar shameful oversight Alison Steadman has yet to be nominated. Biased? Me?

This plaque – a fairly rare example in that it is dedicated to two people BOTH of whom are still alive – can be found in Cranleigh Street, Somers Town…

Here's the trailer for the Oscar-nominated Topsy Turvy…

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