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Luanne Gordon: From Xena to The Strip, and working in the UK…

Interview – 2013

Award-winning actor Luanne Gordon has fought Lucy Lawless in Xena: Warrior Princess, run a strip club in The Strip, and played a tough detective in Interrogation. She has also appeared in a range of feature films including Stickmen, King Kong, and Irish comedy Sensation.

In this ScreenTalk, Gordon talks about:

  • Rolling around in snow on the set of Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Getting into the right mood for a sex scene in Stickmen
  • Workshopping with a rival for the lead role in The Strip
  • Relishing playing the fool with her character in the show
  • Nearly saying no to her part in King Kong
  • Struggling to retain her lines in Interrogation
  • Feeling sad on the set of Irish comedy film Sensation
  • The intensity of filming earthquake drama Hope and Wire
This video was first uploaded on 14 October 2013, and is available under this Creative Commons licence. This licence is limited to use of ScreenTalk interview footage only and does not apply to any video content and photographs from films, television, music videos, web series and commercials used in the interview.
Interview, Camera and Editing – Andrew Whiteside