Prostitutes, nurses and maids: no gain for British actresses in 100 years

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2017 – Women are cast in less than a third of roles in British films, often in nameless parts like prostitute, housekeeper and nurse, data showed on Wednesday, with no gains in more than a century.A peep behind the camera explains why: only one in ten writers and directors are female, the British Film Institute (BFI) said as it released an archive of more than 10,000 British films dating back to 1911.

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