Congratulations to Joel Devlin for winning the RTS North West Award for Best Production (Craft) for BROKEN!
'On general release in cinemas this month…
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS – In this stylish and suspenseful murder mystery adapted from Agatha Christie’s novel, Detective Hercule Poirot interrogates passengers on a lavish train ride through Europe, searching for clues before the killer can strike again. Featuring Daisy Ridley, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer
Director: Kenneth Branagh Producers: Kenneth Branagh, Mark Gordon, Judy Hofflund, Simon Kinberg, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, Aditya Sood.
Production Sound Mixer (2nd Unit) – Paul Munro
PADDINGTON 2 – Now happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, Paddington sets out to find the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday. However, when the present is stolen, Paddington and the Brown’s work together to unmask the thief. Featuring Ben Whishaw, Sally Hawkins, Michael Gambon.
Director: Paul King Producer: David Heyman
Production Sound Mixer (Additional Photography) – John Midgley
FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL – Based on Peter Turner’s memoir, this 1978 set drama is an endearing retelling of Oscar-winner Gloria Grahame’s playful but passionate romance with a struggling young actor, that took place towards the end of her life. Featuring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters.
Director: Paul McGuigan Producers: Barbara Broccoli, Colin Vaines
Production Sound Mixer – John Midgley
On TV this month…
STRIKE BACK – Featuring a brand new cast, STRIKE BACK returns for a sixth series which focuses on the newly restored Section 20 as the team journeys around the Middle East and Europe on a lethal manhunt for a notorious terrorist. Featuring Warren Brown, Roxanne McKee, Daniel MacPherson.
Director: Brendan Maher Producer: Lawrence Cochran
Film Editor (Eps 3, 4) – Adam Green
FRANKENSTEIN CHRONICLES – Set in the darkest corners of Georgian London, this thrillingly terrifying reimagining of Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel returns for a second series. In the new series, John Marlott will seek revenge on Lord Daniel Hervey for taking his life, whilst trying to redeem his own soul after being wrongly convicted and hanged for murder. Featuring Sean Bean, Vanessa Kirby, Anna Maxwell Martin.
Director: Alex Gabassi Producer: Lawrence Till
Director of Photography – Joel Devlin
HOWARDS END – Based on EM Forster's novel, this four-part mini-series focuses on the social and class divisions between three families in 20th century England: the wealthy country-based Wilcoxes, the London-dwelling Schlegels, and the lower middle-class Basts. Featuring Hayley Atwell, Matthew Macfadyen, Tracey Ullman.
Director: Hettie Macdonald Producer: Laura Hastings-Smith
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble
PEAKY BLINDERS – Set six months after series three's conclusion, the critically acclaimed gangster epic returns as Tommy Shelby receives a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve telling him that the Peaky Blinders are in danger of annihilation. Featuring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson.
Director: David Caffrey Producer: Joe Donaldson
Costume Designer – Alison McCosh
LOVE, LIES AND RECORDS – In this brand new BBC One series, Registrar Kate Dickenson attempts to juggle her personal life with the daily dramas of birth, marriages and deaths. As Kate tries to hold her work, life and relationship together, things go from complicated to impossible when a disgruntled colleague threatens to expose a secret from her past. Featuring Ashley Jensen, Katarina Cas, Kenny Doughty.
Directors: Dominic Leclerc, Cilla Ware Producer: Yvonne Francas
Production Designer – John Collins
1st Assistant Director (Eps 1, 2, 5, 6) – Graham Drover
BRITAIN'S CYCLING SUPERHEROES: THE PRICE OF SUCCESS? – Sir Dave Brailsford and other insiders tell the story of the extraordinary triumphs and recent controversies that have rocked Britain's cycling medal factory. Tune in to BBC Two at 9pm on Sunday 19th November 2017.
Director / Producer – Dan Clifton