Girls On Film

Ep 150: Rachel Weisz and Alice Birch on the series Dead Ringers

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Rachel Weisz joins Girls On Film to talk about playing twin sisters in the new Prime Video series Dead Ringers, along with writer Alice Birch. Both women executive produced the series and tell host Anna Smith about the collaboration that brought the show to the screen. Rachel tells how her love of the 1988 film inspired the idea of a gender flip of the central two characters, and explains the intricacies of playing twins. She and Alice discuss establishing the show’s unique tone, and share behind-the-scenes stories. The pair then take questions from the audience, who are members of Women in Film and TV (UK). Find out more about Women in Film and TV (UK) here: Watch Dead Ringers on Prime Video now Become a patron of Girls On Film on Patreon here: Follow us on socials: Watch Girls On Film on the BFI’s YouTube channel:…L89QKZsN5Tgr3vn7z Girls On Film is an HLA Production Executive Producer: Hedda Archbold Audio editor: Cam Griffiths Assistant Producer: Eleanor Hardy Principal Partners Vanessa Smith and Peter Brewer House band: MX Tyrants