Tag Archives: Linus Roache

Julien Temple – Pandaemonium (2000)

The troubled friendship and occasional rivalry between two of England’s greatest poets, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, is explored in an unorthodox light in this historical drama from renegade director Julian Temple.

As Coleridge (Linus Roache), Wordsworth (John Hannah), and Lord Byron (Guy Lankester) await the news of who will be Great Britain’s new poet laureate in 1816, Coleridge finds himself thinking back to 1795, when he and Wordsworth were two struggling writers involved in radical politics. Read More »

Antonia Bird – Priest (1994)

Father Greg Pilkington (Linus Roache) is torn between his call as a conservative Catholic
priest and his secret life as a homosexual with a gay lover, frowned upon by the Church.
Upon hearing the confession of a young girl of her incestuous father, Greg enters an
intensely emotional spiritual struggle deciding between choosing morals over religion and one
life over another. Read More »