All articles by Josephine Botting

Features

Muriel Box: the government files on the work of Britain’s pioneering female director

Thirty years after the death of the UK’s most prolific female director, we look into two Muriel Box projects that attracted the attention of the state.

By Josephine Botting and Sarah Castagnetti

Muriel Box: the government files on the work of Britain’s pioneering female director
Obituaries

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation

By Josephine Botting

Norman J. Warren: the gentleman of English exploitation
Lists

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators

By Robin Baker, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2020, picked by BFI curators
Features

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth

By Josephine Botting

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth
Lists

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women

By Isabel Stevens, Bryony Dixon and others

The female gaze: 100 overlooked films directed by women
Obituaries

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star

By Josephine Botting

Diana Rigg obituary: an independent, indefatigable star
BFI Recommends

BFI Recommends: Red Road

By Josephine Botting

BFI Recommends: Red Road
Britain on Lockdown

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2

By Jez Stewart, Patrick Russell and others

Britain on Lockdown: The online videos shaping the crisis #2
Features

Honor Blackman obituary: a new-model leading lady

By Josephine Botting

Honor Blackman obituary: a new-model leading lady
Features

40 fabulous Flipside factoids

By Vic Pratt, William Fowler and others

40 fabulous Flipside factoids
Lists

The best British TV of 2019

By Josephine Botting, Mark Duguid and others

The best British TV of 2019
Features

Muriel Pavlow (1921-2019)

By Josephine Botting

Muriel Pavlow (1921-2019)
Interviews

Alexander Korda and Winston Churchill: how the producer and the politician changed British cinema

By Josephine Botting

Alexander Korda and Winston Churchill: how the producer and the politician changed British cinema
Features

Peggy Cummins obituary: petite but powerful star

By Josephine Botting

Peggy Cummins obituary: petite but powerful star
Lists

The best British TV of 2017 so far

By Lisa Kerrigan, Josephine Botting and others

The best British TV of 2017 so far
Features

The Orchard End Murder and the forgotten world of the programme filler

By Josephine Botting

The Orchard End Murder and the forgotten world of the programme filler
10 great

10 great films about sex

By Samuel Wigley, Katy McGahan and others

10 great films about sex
Features

How British film celebrated the role of women during the Second World War

By Josephine Botting

How British film celebrated the role of women during the Second World War
Features

Hell Drivers: remembering Stanley Baker and Patrick McGoohan in a British action classic

By Josephine Botting and Kieron Webb

Hell Drivers: remembering Stanley Baker and Patrick McGoohan in a British action classic
Features

Symptoms: the lost classic of 70s horror is back

By Josephine Botting

Symptoms: the lost classic of 70s horror is back
Features

Scenes on the streets of 1960s London: unique films by Joan Littlewood

By Josephine Botting

Scenes on the streets of 1960s London: unique films by Joan Littlewood
Features

Remembering Julie Harris, costume designer for Bond and Hitchcock

By Josephine Botting

Remembering Julie Harris, costume designer for Bond and Hitchcock
10 great

10 great Christmas films

By Josephine Botting, Sarah Currant and others

10 great Christmas films
10 great

10 great Christmas films

By Samuel Wigley, Patrick Russell and others

10 great Christmas films
Features

Why I love ... The Brood

By Josephine Botting

Why I love ... The Brood
Features

Archiving Joan Littlewood

By Josephine Botting

Archiving Joan Littlewood
Features

Remembering Donald Sinden

By Josephine Botting

Remembering Donald Sinden
10 great

10 great British films directed by women

By Jemma Desai, Selina Robertson and others

10 great British films directed by women
10 great

10 great films about sex

By Samuel Wigley, Katy McGahan and others

10 great films about sex
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