Video: Imelda Staunton on how Dennis Potter changed TV

At a BFI reception before the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, the BAFTA-winning actor discusses Dennis Potter’s influence on television.

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BAFTA-winning actor Imelda Staunton reflects on the importance of TV dramatist Dennis Potter, and how his work changed how people wrote for television, at a BFI reception before the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. She also reveals her feelings about being cast in Potter’s BBC series The Singing Detective.

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