John Madden, Film Director, What does it take to make an Oscar winning movie?

John Madden was born in Portsmouth and educated at Clifton College and Cambridge. He began his career as Artistic Director of the Oxford and Cambridge Shakespeare Company, moving later to the BBC to work in television and radio drama. John has directed numerous Oscar-winning films including ‘Mrs Brown’, ‘Shakespeare in Love’, ’Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’ and his latest film ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’