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A Granny’s Guide to the Modern World

The show that gained 9 million hits – originally broadcast on Channel 4 this August. Daphne appeared in all three episodes.

“The highlight of the programme….are three tremendous women” – The Times

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In the first episode, Daphne and two friends are taken to Amsterdam in ‘this lively three-part series’ presented by Barry Humphries‘They were sampling cannabis in Amsterdam. Flames leaped up in their faces but only made them dissolve in giggles. It was shot in the Red Light District and is actually illegal but they enjoyed their trip (overseas).’

To see photographs and a review in the Telegraph, please click here

Granny on TV

There is more in the Guardian, ‘They’re not here for the tulips’.

In Episode 2, Daphne and her two friends went off to try out virtual gaming and had fun ‘killing’ each other. She went to the hairdressers in Episode 3 , only to ask her stylist if she would make her look nice after she’d died – when she was in the coffin.

Daphne Neville in A Granny's Guide

She threatens to climb out of a coffin next. OAPs on the rampage. There is surely to be another series. It is wonderful to see how gorgeous the senior citizens looked in their youth. Click here for photos of Daphne.

A Granny's Guide

The clips have gone viral. ‘You’ve become an internet sensation, Granny.’

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On the set of Ab Fab: The Movie

‘You won’t see me, I was playing a wall-flower,’ but rest assured Daphne was there, in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.

‘I’m in a scene with June Whitfield when everyone is dancing.’ This is clearly described by Jennifer Saunders as, ‘some kind of late-night lesbo party’ and Daphne’s sitting to left of screen with a fancy glass of champagne in her hand!

‘It’s meant to be the South of France but was shot in a hotel in London.’

They did have fun.

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‘Cold Caller’ by Lucky Feather Productions

Trailer for the award-winning short thriller ‘Cold Caller’ starring Daphne Neville, Philip Cook and Peter Stenson

“An elderly couple encounter a mysterious ‘cold caller’. Convinced of his credentials, they invite him into their home with unexpected consequences.”

You can visit Lucky Feather Productions on Youtube.

www.luckyfeatherproductions.co.uk/short-films/

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2015 prooved a Busy Year

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Daphne has had another busy year, giving talks on otter conservation and appearing in a number of feature films including ‘Ab Fab’ the movie, and the new ‘Bridget Jones’ as well as ‘The Crown’ for Netflix. She is currently presenting ‘The Pensioners Guide to the UK’ produced by Rumpus Media for Channel 4.

Next week Daphne is off to BBC Manchester to appear in a new quiz programme, before flying off to film in Amsterdam.

Romsey Show

Romsey Agricultural and Horse Show. Pic: Daphne Neville with Rudi the Otter

 

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Cold Caller

Having recently appeared in Broadchurch, playing Charlotte Rampling’s ancient mother, Daphne Neville has just finished filming Cold Caller, a short film by Philip Cook, shot on location in the Cotswolds.

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It is a chilling tale shot by Matt Bigwood and produced by George Collings. Daphne plays Marjorie, an old lady who receives a call from a certain security expert who does not take his gloves off when he accepts a cup of tea.

DAphne Neville in Cold Caller 2 It has been fun following the development of this film in the press and on Facebook.

Daphne Neville in Cold Caller It is currently in post-production.

Cold Caller being shot The body is still to be found.

Cold Caller poster

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Playing a Victorian Lady in ‘The Invisible Woman’

Daphne Neville appears at the beginning of this trailer for The Invisible Woman, directed by Ralph Fiennes.

‘Truly, Mr Dickens,’ she assures him. ‘It is never so alive as when it is spoken by its author.’

The hectic scene featured at the start of this official trailer was shot on location at Harrow School where Daphne’s grandson was a pupil. Her wig was originally made for Judi Dench, she rather liked the bonnet and had a wonderful driver.

Daphne Neville in 'The Invisible Woman' 2013

Written by Abi Morgan,  and also starring Felicity Jones and Kirsten Scott Thomas the film has been described as ‘brilliantly acted, vibrantly alive… ‘

Since the movie trailer has been watched nearly 4,800,000 times, we have great expectations.

For more stills of Daphne appearing in costume dramas please click here.

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