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Poliakoff

Stephen. born 1952, British playwright and film director; work includes the stage plays Breaking the Silence (1984) and Blinded by the Sun (1996) and the television serial The Lost Prince (2003)
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WINTER WONDERLAND: Fake snow fell in Liverpool | |on Friday night as Stephen Poliakoff filmed his new BBC drama Close to the Enemy in Garston
By the way, this episode is written by Laura Polaikoff - daughter of screenwriters Stephen Poliakoff (Dancing on the Edge) and Sandy Welch (Our Mutual Friend).
The 1930s jazz–age drama, created by the acclaimed Stephen Poliakoff, looked fantastic and sounded great, but it was all show and very little substance.
DANCING ON THE EDGE BBC2, 9pm 'What I'm trying to do with the show is give people an exciting engaging and visceral experience,' says Stephen Poliakoff, who wrote and directed this six-part drama.
Writer Stephen Poliakoff tackles issues like racism, corruption and class head-on in this star-studded extravaganza.
Dancing on the Edge (BBC Two, tomorrow, 9pm) | YOU have to hand it to writer-director Stephen Poliakoff - he knows a thing or two about gripping dramas.
Director Stephen Poliakoff said: "We were lucky enough to find this beautiful ballroom in Birmingham, which had been left marooned surrounded by a dead hotel.
Filmed in the Midlands and London, it sees writer and director Stephen Poliakoff turning his attention to the growth of jazz in 1930s Britain.
Now their "scandalous exploits" have inspired a BBC drama written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, the Telegraph reported.
Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, who also made Shooting The Past, Glorious 39 and The Lost Prince, it stars movie actors Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew Goode.
Born today Keith Michell, actor, 84; Woody Allen, film director, 77; Lee Trevino, golfer, 73; Bette Midler, singer and actress, 67, right; Gilbert O'Sullivan, singer, 66; Stephen Poliakoff, playwright, 60; Charlene Tilton, actress, 54; Jeremy Northam, actor, 51.
TV drama legend Stephen Poliakoff made a spectacular return to cinema with this atmospheric 1930s-set thriller.