In cinemas this month…
DON'T LOOK NOW - One of the best horror movies of all time is getting a re-release back on the big screen. A tale of the supernatural involving a British couple holidaying in Venice to escape the pain of their young daughter's recent death. Whilst in Venice, the couple encounter two sisters, one of whom claims to be a clairvoyant and informs them that their daughter is trying to contact them and warn them of danger. The husband at first dismisses their claims, but soon starts to experience mysterious sightings himself.
Featuring: Donald Sutherland, Julie Christie
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Producer: Peter Katz
Director of Photography – Anthony Richmond
HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE – ROTTEN ROMANS – Roman teenager Atti is forced to join the Roman Army when one of his clever schemes falls foul of Emperor Nero. He is sent to "miserable, cold, wet Britain" where "the natives are revolting, quite literally". Nero plans a historic showdown with the Celts at the Battle of Watling Street, but when Atti befriends a feisty teenage Celt called Orla, he finds himself stuck between the two opposing sides.
Featuring: Nick Frost, Kim Cattrall, Rupert Graves
Director: Dominic Brigstocke
Producers: Will Clarke, Caroline Norris
Production Designer – Heather Gibson
On TV this month…
THE ROOK – The brand new London-set series centres on a young woman pursued by shadowy paranormal adversaries while grappling with extraordinary abilities of her own. After waking in a park with total amnesia surrounded by dead bodies, she must fight to uncover her past, and resume her position at the head of Britain's most secret supernatural service before the traitors who stole her memory can finish what they started.
Featuring: Olivia Munn, Emma Greenwell, Joely Richardson
Directors: Kari Skogland, China Moo-Young, Sunu Gonera, Rebecca Johnson
Producer: Steve Clark-Hall
Production Sound Mixer – Paul Munro
DARK MONEY – Gripping, timely and original. This new series introduces us to the Mensahs, a working-class family from North London. The youngest son Isaac has recently finished filming a major Hollywood movie role – but the family's world is shattered when Isaac reveals he was abused by a renowned filmmaker whilst he was out in America.
Featuring: Rudi Dharmalingam, Rebecca Front, Jill Halfpenny
Director: Lewis Arnold
Producer: Erika Hossington
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover
AGATHA RAISIN – Based on MC Beaton's best-selling novels about Agatha Raisin - a London PR whizz turned amateur sleuth, who becomes entangled in mischief, mayhem and murder when she opts for early retirement in a small village in the Cotswolds. The latest series sees Agatha return from Cyprus with a broken heart, a frizz from hell, and in need of a pick-me-up. But after finding herself embroiled in a murder case, will she be able to find the perpetrator before anyone else gets hurt?
Featuring: Ashley Jensen, Mathew Horne, Lucy Liemann
Director: Matt Carter
Producer: Guy Hescott
Production Sound Mixer – Alistair Crocker