Michael Apted

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Michael Apted at his office in West Los Angeles in December 2012. Apted was the acclaimed British director of  films such as the Coal Miner’s Daughter. Photograph: Robert Yager/The New York Times

Michael Apted Born: February 10th, 1941 Died: January 7th, 2021 Michael Apted, who has died aged 79, was a director who moved with ease between socia(...)

Director Michael Apted at his office in west Los Angeles, US, in December 2012. Photograph: Robert Yager/The New York Times

Director Michael Apted has died aged 79. The British film-maker was known for the Up series of documentaries which followed the lives of 14 children (...)

The way they were: Michael Apted filming 28 Up in 1984. Photograph: Richard Johnson/ITV

Although Michael Apted’s groundbreaking documentary series Up remains resolutely focused on the reality of its (originally 14) subjects’ lives, the ex(...)

Sigourney Weaver: “Growing up, I was much, much too shy to ever think that I was going to be an actor."

I can confirm what you likely already know – or think you know – about Sigourney Weaver. Standing at 182cm (5ft 9), she’s tall, but in a lean, elegan(...)

Night falls in Berlin. Look upwards from Alexanderplatz Station towards the Fernsehturm – around which Prussian mists gather ominously – and you could(...)