Katharine Gun

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Julian Assange supporters protest outside Woolwich Crown Court in London on Wednesday. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Julian Assange has been likened to the Iraq war whistleblower Katharine Gun and the 19th-century French army officer Alfred Dreyfus at a hearing where(...)

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley plays Katharine Gun in the new film. Photograph: Classified Films Ltd

Have you ever wondered who’d play you in a film? I had, occasionally, until the day I got the answer. In spring 2018, a message pinged on to my phone (...)

Keira Knightley: ‘If I’m asked my opinion, I don’t have a problem giving it.’ Photograph: Ryan Pfluger/New York Times

The role of Katharine Gun in Official Secrets is played by Keira Knightley. Earlier this summer, a few weeks before her second child was born, Knightl(...)