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Worried About The Boy

Douglas Booth as Boy George

“DON’T lean on the pillar. It’s not real,” warns producer Matthew Bird.

Set visits are often surreal affairs, whether in a studio or out on location.

The mix of reality and make-believe can be striking when you’re standing behind the cameras.

As witnessed yet again back in February when I travelled to Salford to interview the cast of new BBC2 drama Worried About The Boy.

The one-off film – screened this Sunday – tells the story of the young Boy George from school days to Top Of The Pops. Continue reading



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