I finally got around to watching the excellent My Week with Marilyn last weekend. What a fascinating character Marilyn Monroe was; Michelle Williams played her with a knowing vulnerability that was intriguing. I only think of her as a breathy, bosomy, almost carry on figure, but clearly there was more to her as a person, and as an actress, than that. I don’t think I’ve ever actually seen a whole Marilyn Monroe film, but now I want to work my way through her entire oeuvre. I’m going to try and get hold of The Prince and the Showgirl first, which is the film being filmed in the film…though I can’t really see Laurence Olivier and Marilyn Monroe being a particularly convincing couple; I’d rather watch Eddie Redmayne any day! – Rachel