February 11-17: Including Sarah’s Key and Snatch

By Diana Balham In TV Films

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11th February, 2012
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 Mrs Doubtfire (Four, 6.30pm). Ah, the old Scottish nanny trick. You can tell a lot about an actor by the way he looks when impersonating a woman. He doesn’t have to be pretty, but it helps if he’s not Robin Williams. Think Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Dustin Hoffman, who all made fabulous ladies without compromising their essential blokeness. Williams improvises so hard his make-up starts to melt, but you can’t forget for a second that it’s him. His kids and estranged wife, on the other hand, have no idea who he is. Chris ...

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