The "Brit a Day" series

What does a months-long parade of attractive British men have to do with fiction, you might well ask? These gentlemen have inspired some lovely scenes, part of the life I live in my head. Over time, some of these scenes reach out to one another and begin to form a story. For the present, each one of these pictures provides a writing prompt for me, a way to keep me writing with a sense of passion and narrative, even when the stories are not yet fully formed.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

A Brit a Day [#209]

We'll see the cast this week in Not-The-First-Thing-You-Think-Of-When-You-Hear-Their-Name roles. Here's Mr. Rickman as Judge Turpin in Tim Burton's "Sweeney Todd." He was once asked in an interview what it was like having his character's throat slit and being dumped down a chute. He replied, in his understated way, "I remember that day quite well....."

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