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    • Guilt

      TX Dates
      GUILT - 30th Oct – on BBC2 @ 9pm
      Production Designer – Tom Sayer

      1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

    • THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD

      TX Dates
      THE END OF THE F**KING WORLD - 4th Nov – on C4 @ 10pm

      Make-Up & Hair Designer – Sjaan Gillings

    • The Crown

      TX Dates
      THE CROWN - 17th Nov – on Netflix

      Historical Advisor – David Rankin-Hunt

    • Monsoon

      Cinema Release
      Monsoon - 5th Oct
      Make-Up & Hair Designer – Paul Boyce

    • Darkness Visible

      Cinema Release
      Darkness Visible - 18th Oct
      Production Designer – Joseph Hodges

    • Downton Abbey


      Cinema Release
      Downton Abbey - 20th Sept
      Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce


    • Fast & Furious presents: Hobbs & Shaw


      Cinema Release
      Fast & Furious presents: Hobbs & Shaw - 1st Aug
      Supervising Art Director - Dominic Hyman

    • Angel has Fallen


      Cinema Release
      Angel has Fallen - 21st Aug
      1st Assistant Director (Action Unit) - Gerry Gavigan

    • Don't Look Now


      Cinema Release
      Don't Look Now - 5th July
      Director of Photography – Anthony Richmond

    • Horrible Histories


      Cinema Release
      Horrible Histories: The Movie 'Rotton Romans' - 26th July
      Production Designer - Heather Gibson

    • The Rook

      TX Dates
      The Rook - 1st July on Virgin Media on Demand
      Production Sound Mixer - Paul Munro
    • Dark Money

      TX Dates
      Dark Money- 8th July on BBC One
      1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover
    • Agatha Raisin


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      Agatha Raisin - 12th July on SKY One @ 9pm
      Production Sound Mixer – Alistair Crocker

    • Wild Honey Pie


      Cinema Release
      Wild Honey Pie - 14th June
      Producer - David Wade

    • Black Mirror

      TX Dates
      Black Mirror: Smithereens - 5th June on Netflix
      Production Sound Mixer - Richard Dyer
    • Black Mirror

      TX Dates
      Black Mirror: Rachel, Jack & Ashley Too - 5th June on Netflix
      Make-Up and Hair Designer - Line Kolaasaeter
    • Wild Bill


      TX Dates
      Wild Bill - 9th June on ITV1 @ 9pm
      Costume Designer - Charlie Jones

    • Pokemon Detective Pikachu


      Cinema Release
      Pokemon Detective Pikachu - 10th May
      Production Sound Mixer - John Midgley

    • The Corrupted


      Cinema Release
      The Corrupted - 10th May
      1st Assistant Director - Jude Campbell

    • Where Hands Touch

      Cinema Release
      Where Hands Touch - 10th May
      Production Sound Mixer - Alistair Crocker
    • The Spanish Princess

      TX Dates
      The Spanish Princess - 5th May on StarzPlay via Amazon Prime
      1st Assistant Director - Jude Campbell (Episodes 5, 6)
      Production Sound Mixer - Bruce Wills
    • Years and Years


      TX Dates
      Years and Years - 14th May on BBC1 @ 9pm
      Costume Designer - Jacky Levy

    • Gentleman Jack


      TX Dates
      Gentleman Jack- 19th May on BBC1 @ 9pm
      Editor - David Rees

    • Wild Rose


      Cinema Release
      Wild Rose - 12th April
      Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams

    • Red Joan


      Cinema Release
      Red Joan - 19th April
      1st Assistant Director - Cordelia Hardy

    • Killing Eve


      TX Dates
      KILLING EVE - 7th Apr on BBC America and AMC
      Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell

    • The Durrells


      TX Dates
      The Durrells - 7th Apr on ITV @ 8pm
      Production Designer – Julian Fullalove

    • Jamestown


      TX Dates
      Jamestown - 26th Apr on Sky One @ 9pm
      Costume Designer - Sharon Gilham

    • Strike Back


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      Strike Back: Revolution - 28th Feb on Sky One
      Make-Up & Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings
      Editor - Adam Green (Episodes 3, 10)

    • MotherFatherSon


      TX Dates
      MotherFatherSon - BBC2
      UPM – Marcia Gay

    • Escape Room


      Cinema Release
      Escape Room - 1st Feb
      Production Designer – Edward Thomas

    • Warren


      TX Dates
      Warren - 25th Feb on BBC1
      Production Designer – Jeff Sherriff

    • Call The Midwife


      TX Dates
      Call The Midwife (Eps 4 & 5) - 3rd & 10th Feb on BBC1 @8pm
      Director of Photography – John Rhodes

    • Endeavour


      TX Dates
      Endeavour - 10th Feb on ITV @8pm
      Production Designer - Paul Cripps

    • Curfew


      TX Dates
      Curfew - 22nd Feb on SKY One
      Production Designer - Tom Sayer

    • Mary Queen of Scots


      Cinema Release
      Mary, Queen of Scots - 18th Jan
      Production Sound Mixer – Robert Flanagan

    • Silent Witness


      TX Dates
      Silent Witness - 8th Jan on BBC1 @9pm
      Costume Designer – Jacky Levy

    • Catastrophe


      TX Dates
      Catastrophe Season 4 - 8th Jan on C4 @10pm
      Costume Designer – Rebecca Duncan

    • Grantchester


      TX Dates
      Grantchester - 11th Jan on ITV @9pm
      Production Designer – Jason Carlin

    • Vera


      TX Dates
      Vera 'Cold River' - 27th Jan on ITV @8pm
      Director of Photography – Dirk Nel



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November 2019

 

On TV this month…

 

GUILT – Having survived a whole wedding without killing each other and safely on their way home, two dissimilar brothers, high flying lawyer Max and record shop owner Jake, accidentally run down an old man, Walter. Uninsured and under the influence, Jake is persuaded by Max to cover up their deathly deed. But as neighbours and relatives begin to suspect Walter’s death wasn’t as innocent as it seems, the brothers find their lives rapidly falling apart and their increasingly desperate attempts to conceal the truth lead them to trust no-one - not even each other.
Featuring: Mark Bonnar, Jamie Sives, Bill Paterson
Director: Robbie McKillop
Producer: Jules Hussey
Production Designer – Tom Sayer
1st Assistant Director – Graham Drover

 

END OF THE F**KING WORLD – Picking up two years after the massive cliffhanger of series 1, Alyssa opens up the post only to find her name engraved on a bullet. She should feel frightened, “but it’s hard to feel frightened of someone who can’t spell your name right”. A welcome return to this darkly comic gem of a series, as Alyssa deals with being targeted by a mysterious outsider, and we finally find out what happened to James.
Featuring: Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Naomi Ackie
Directors: Lucy Forbes, Destiny Ekaragha
Producer: Jenny Frayn
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Sjaan Gillings

 

THE CROWN – The third season of this hotly anticipated drama opens as the monarch marks her Silver Jubilee against a backdrop of economic and political strife in 1977. This season we see Olivia Coleman and Helena Bonham Carter take on the key roles of Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Times have changed and gone are the days of a more carefree youth as we welcome in an era of unrest – striking miners, the country is bankrupt, national security in tatters and Labour MP Harold Wilson is on the threshold of becoming Prime Minister. There are stormy seas ahead.
Featuring: Olivia Coleman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies
Directors: Benjamin Caron, Samuel Donovan, Jessica Hobbs, Christian Schwochow
Producers: Martin Harrison, Michael Casey, Andrew Eaton, Andy Strebbing
Historical Advisor – David Rankin-Hunt

 

 

 

October 2019

 

In cinemas this month…

MONSOON – The hotly anticipated second feature film from the BAFTA winning director Hong Khaou, Monsoon follows the journey of Kit, a young British Vietnamese man as he returns to his birth country for the first time in over 30 years. He was just eight years old when he and his family escaped Saigon as 'boat refugees' during the Vietnam-American war. No longer familiar with this country and unable to speak his native language, Kit embarks on a personal journey from Saigon to Hanoi, in search of a place to scatter his parents' ashes. Along the way he meets his estranged family and falls for Lewis, an American whose father had fought in the war. During his travels, Kit finally starts to connect to the memories of his parents and his own roots.
Featuring: Henry Golding, Parker Sawyers
Director: Hong Khaou
Producer: Tracy O'Riordan
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Paul Boyce

 

DARKNESS VISIBLE – Londoner Ronnie embarks on a journey to India when his mother, Suleka, goes missing and mysteriously ends up in a Kolkata hospital. Before Ronnie can unravel the mystery of what brought his mother back to her homeland, Suleka dies in an apparent cult killing. Further deaths point to a series of past murders that stopped 28 years ago when Suleka left India with her infant son. Until now.As the darkness within Ronnie grows and the murders reach their peak, all roads lead to the feared witch of Kolkata's insane asylum.
Featuring: Jaz Deol, Sayani Gupta, Salóme Gunnarsdóttir
Director: Neil Biswas
Producers: Laurie Cook, Jason Newmark, Edward Parks, Guneet Monga, Nisha Parti, Shaan Vyas
Production Designer – Joseph Hodges

 

 

On TV this month…

 

DUBLIN MURDERS – A dark, psychological mystery which focuses on a murder investigation led by two ambitious and charismatic detectives, Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox.
When a young, talented ballerina is found dead on an ancient stone altar, her death drags up another tragedy that befell this community years before - when three children disappeared into the local woods and only one returned. And as for the child left behind, he has absolutely no memory at all of where his friends are or what happened to him before he was found, alone and screaming in the deep, dark woods.
Featuring: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Conleth Hill, Sarah Greene
Directors: Saul Dibb, John Hayes, Rebecca Gatward
Producer: Carmel Maloney
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Sophie Slotover
Script Supervisor (Episodes 5 & 6) – Liz West

 

 

September 2019

 

In cinemas this month…

DOWNTON ABBEY – The Crawley family and the servants who work for them are back in the much-anticipated feature film set in 1927,  one year on from the TV series’ finale. With the Great Depression looming and the Crawleys’ tightening their belts with their once large bevy of servants now diminished, Downton prepares for a royal visit from King George V and Queen Mary. We see Carson the butler, summoned out of retirement to restore glory to Downton in the face of a visiting royal household, while Lady Mary considers whether to leave the estate forever, much to the protest of Anna Bates. Meanwhile, Branson gets a new love interest, Mrs Patmore defends the honour of her kitchen from a royal invasion, and the Dowager Countess attempts to bend the knee. With all those much-loved faces retuning, it’s not to be missed!
Featuring: Hugh Bonneville, Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode
Director: Michael Engler
Producers: Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge
Historical Advisor – Alastair Bruce

 

On TV this month…

TOP BOY – The new series picks up as Dushane, now free from exile, is back home in London with plans to reclaim his throne in the highly lucrative drug market. He teams up with Sully, his spiritual brother, partner, and sometime rival who is also returning to the same streets after his own form of exile – prison – comes to an end.  However, awaiting them both is Jamie; the young, hungry and ruthless gang leader whose ambitions leave no place for Dushane and Sully.
Featuring: Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Michael Ward
Directors: Reinaldo Marcus Green, Aneil Karia, Brady Hood, Nia DaCosta
Producers: Yvonne Ibazebo, Charles Steele, Alasdair Flind
Line Producer - Tina Pawlik
Costume Designer – Charlotte Morris

 

PLEBS – A new series of the sit-com returns to Ancient Rome and follows three under achievers, all of whom are on a desperate quest to live the ‘when in Rome’ mantra to the full in the empire’s most exciting city. This series features a huge line-up of guest stars including Silent Witness actress Emilia Fox and Blackadder’s Tony Robinson, as well as Tracy Ann Oberman, John Thomson, Kevin Bishop, Leo Gregory, Nigel Lindsay and Phil Davis.
Featuring: Tom Rosenthal, Ryan Sampson, Joel Fry
Director: Sam Leifer
Producer: Teddy Leifer
Production Designer – Julian Fullalove

 

 

August 2019

 

In cinemas this month…

FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW - Ever since hulking lawman Hobbs, a loyal agent of America's Diplomatic Security Service, and lawless outcast Shaw, a former British military elite operative, first faced off in 2015's Furious 7, the duo have swapped smack talk and body blows as they've tried to take each other down. But when cyber-genetically enhanced anarchist Brixton gains control of an insidious bio-threat that could alter humanity forever — and bests a brilliant and fearless rogue MI6 agent, who just happens to be Shaw's sister — these two sworn enemies will have to partner up to bring down the only guy who might be badder than themselves.  The action hurtles across the globe, from Los Angeles to London and from the toxic wasteland of Chernobyl to the lush beauty of Samoa.
Featuring: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen Mirren
Director: David Leitch
Producers: Hiram Garcia, Neal Moritz
Supervising Art Director - Dominic Hyman

 

ANGEL HAS FALLEN – When there is an assassination attempt on U.S. President Allan Trumbull, his trusted confidant, Secret Service Agent Mike Banning, is wrongfully accused and taken into custody. After escaping from capture, he becomes a man on the run and must evade his own agency and outsmart the FBI in order to find the real threat to the President. Desperate to uncover the truth, Banning turns to unlikely allies to help clear his name, keep his family from harm and save the country from imminent danger.
Featuring: Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Piper Perabo
Director: Ric Roman Waugh
Producers: Gerard Butler, Mark Gill, Matt O'Toole, Alan Siegel, Les Weldon
Action Unit Director:  Vic Armstrong
1st Assistant Director (Action Unit) - Gerry Gavigan

 

KILLERS ANONYMOUS – Tensions mount at Killers Anonymous, a support group for killers, as the members of the group try to unravel the mystery behind which one of them is responsible for the assassination attempt on a U.S. senator. But things are not what they seem, and when new truths are discovered, secret alliances and betrayals emerge as the session explodes into violence and chaos, forcing the killers to kill or be killed!
Featuring: Jessica Alba, Gary Oldman, Tommy Flanagan
Director: Martin Owen
Producers: Matt Williams, Kirsty Bell
Script Supervisor - Liz West
Production Sound Mixer - Nigel Albermaniche

 

On TV this month…


DEEP WATER –  Based on the Windermere novels by Paula Daly, this six part series follows the lives of three complex and vibrant women, each struggling to keep their heads above very deep water. Like all of us, they seek to do their best for their families, but face tough choices with difficult, and often messy repercussions.
Featuring: Anna Friel, Sinead Keenan, Rosalind Eleazar
Directors: Harry Wootliff, Al Mackay, Jim Loach
Producer: Rebecca Hodgson
Script Supervisor - Maria-Laura Hanson

 

 

July 2019

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

 

June 2019

 

In cinemas this month…

 

WILD HONEY PIE – Gillian is an aspiring playwright married to Oliver, a small-time DJ for all occasions. Their marriage has hit the Seven Year Itch, and this neurotic pair want to scratch that itch until it bleeds.
Featuring Jemima Kirk, Alice Lowe, Joanna Scanlan
Director: Jamie Adams
Producers: David Wade, Jamie Adams, Noel Clarke, Jason Maza, Maggie Monteith

 

On TV this month…

 

BEECHAM HOUSE - This lavish, epic and visually spectacular new drama series follows the fortunes of the residents of the imposing and beautiful mansion, Beecham House, at the cusp of the 19th century in Delhi, India. Enigmatic, soulful, former soldier, John Beecham, owns the mansion and is determined to begin a new life there with his family. However he is haunted by his past and troubled by dangerous enemies in high places. Add rival suitors competing for his heart and discord with family members and you know that his plan for a new life will not run smoothly.
Featuring Tom Bateman, Dakota Blue Richards, Marc Warren
Director/Writer: Gurinder Chadha OBE
Producer: Caroline Levy
Editor - Josh Cunliffe (Episodes 2, 4, 5)

 

BLACK MIRROR: Smithereens – A cab driver with an agenda becomes the centre of attention on a day that rapidly spirals out of control.
Featuring Andrew Scott, Topher Grace, Damson Idris
Director: James Hawes
Producer: Madonna Baptiste
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer

 

BLACK MIRROR: Rachel, Jack & Ashley Too – A lonely teenager yearns to connect with her favourite pop star - whose charmed existence isn't quite as rosy it appears...
Featuring Miley Cyrus, Angourie Rice, Madison Davenport
Director: Anne Sewitsky
Producer: Nick Pitt
Make-Up and Hair Designer – Line Kolaasaeter

 

KILLING EVE – The smash-hit riveting psychosexual thriller returns. The opening episode deftly picks up 30 seconds after the finale episode for season one with Eve having just stabbed Villanelle and is now fleeing Villanelle's Paris apartment building. In less than two minutes there's subterfuge, streaks of blood, paranoia, and a phone that rings ominously….the scene is set for the games and chase to continue, but whom is chasing who?
Featuring Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw
Directors: Damon Thomas, Lisa Brüelmann, Francesca Gregorini
Producer: Elinor Day
Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell

 

WILD BILL – US police chief Bill Hixon lands in Lincolnshire with his 14 year-old daughter Kelsey, hoping to flee their recent painful past. The new community forces Bill to question everything about himself.
Featuring Rob Lowe, Anjli Mohindra, Divian Ladwa
Directors: Charles Martin, Annie Griffin, John Hardwick
Producers: Chris Thompson, Peter McAleese
Costume Designer – Charlie Jones

 

ACKLEY BRIDGE – It's time to head back to the locker-lined corridors of Ackley Bridge College. The merging of two schools causes plenty of problems for headmistress Mandy who has to deal with explosive fall-outs and problem pupils.
Featuring Jo Joyner, Liz White, Paul Nicholls
Director: Rachna Suri
Producer: Jo Johnson
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel (Episodes 5, 6)

 

POLDARK - Returning for the final series of this brooding drama about Ross Poldark, we jump into a new century and with it comes the promise of a hopeful future, but the past casts a long shadow over Cornwall.
Featuring Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing
Directors: Sallie Aprahamian, Justin Molotnikov
Producer: Michael Ray
Editor – Adam Green (Episodes 2, 5, 8)

 

 

May 2019

 

HUGE congratulations to all the BAFTA Nominees but particularly proud and excited for:

BODYGUARD for Best Drama Series | Tina Pawlik, Co-Producer
A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL for Best Mini-Series | Alistair Crocker, Production Sound Mixer
THE LONG SONG for Best Director and Best Costume Design | Roopesh Parekh, Producer
KIRI for Best Mini-Series | Nigel Albermaniche, Production Sound Mixer
SAVE ME for Best Drama Series | Liz West, Script Supervisor

Fingers crossed for 12th May!!


In cinemas this month…

 

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU – Ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, prompting his 21-year-old son, Tim, to find out what happened. Aiding in the investigation is Harry's former Pokémon partner, wise-cracking, adorable super-sleuth Detective Pikachu.
Featuring Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Suki Waterhouse
Director: Rob Letterman
Producers: Hidenaga Katakami, Don McGowan
Production Sound Mixer - John Midgley

 

THE CORRUPTED – Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, this thrilling film follows Liam, An ex-con determined to rebuild his life after losing everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate. Liam's drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.
Featuring Sam Claflin, Timothy Spall, Charlie Murphy
Director: Ron Scalpello Producers: Andrew Berg, John Sachs
1st Assistant Director - Jude Campbell

 

WHERE HANDS TOUCH - Germany 1944: 15-year old Leyna, daughter of a white German mother and a black father, lives in fear due to the colour of her skin. When she meets Lutz, the son of a prominent SS officer - the two fall helplessly in love, bound by the realisation of the horrors being committed around them
Featuring Abbie Cornish, George MacKay, Amandla Stenberg
Director: Amma Asante
Producer: Charlie Hanson
Production Sound Mixer - Alistair Crocker


On TV this month…

 

THE SPANISH PRINCESS – The beautiful teenaged Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon has been promised the English throne since she was a child. She becomes Princess of Wales, but when her husband Prince Arthur dies suddenly, the throne seems lost to Catherine. How will she get there?
Featuring Charlotte Hope, Elliot Cowan, Ruairi O'Connor
Director: Lisa Clarke Producer: Andrea Dewsbury
1st Assistant Director - Jude Campbell (Episodes 5, 6)
Production Sound Mixer - Bruce Wills

 

YEARS AND YEARS – A star studded cast is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological advances. We follow the Lyons family as their complex lives converge on one crucial night in 2019. Then, over the next 15 years, the twists and turns of everyday life are explored as we find out if this ordinary family could ever change the world.
Featuring Emma Thompson, Russell Tovey, Jessica Hynes
Director: Simon Cellan-Jones
Producer: Karen Lewis
Costume Designer - Jacky Levy

 

GENTLEMAN JACK – In this hotly anticipated series Anne Lister returns to Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall.
Featuring Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Jodhi May
Director: Sarah Harding
Producer: Phil Collinson
Editor - David Rees (Episodes 3, 4)

 

 

April 2019

 

HUGE congratulations to all the BAFTA Nominees but particularly proud and excited for:


BODYGUARD for Best Drama Series | Tina Pawlik, Co-Producer
A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL for Best Mini-Series and Best Sound | Alistair Crocker, Production Sound Mixer
THE LONG SONG for Best Director and Best Costume Design | Roopesh Parekh, Producer
KIRI for Best Mini-Series | Nigel Albermaniche, Production Sound Mixer
SAVE ME for Best Drama Series | Liz West, Script Supervisor

 

Fingers crossed for 12th May!!

 

In cinemas this month…

 

WILD ROSE – Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Forced to face her responsibilities and take a cleaning job, she finds an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house.
Featuring Julie Walters, Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo
Director: Tom Harper
Producer: Faye Ward
Make-Up & Hair Designer - Jody Williams

 

RED JOAN – An unremarkable little old lady, tending shrubs in her suburban garden, is arrested for treason. Based on a real-life case, this story takes us back to Joan’s university days in the 1930s, being employed as a British civil servant and then successfully transferring nuclear bomb secrets to the KGB.
Featuring Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Tom Hughes
Director: Trevor Nunn
Producer: David Parfitt
1st Assistant Director - Cordelia Hardy

 

On TV this month…

 

KILLING EVE – The smash-hit riveting psychosexual thriller returns. The opening episode deftly picks up 30 seconds after the finale episode for season one with Eve having just stabbed Villanelle and is now fleeing Villanelle’s Paris apartment building. In less than two minutes there’s subterfuge, streaks of blood, paranoia, and a phone that rings ominously….the scene is set for the games and chase to continue, but whom is chasing who?
Featuring Jodie Comer, Sandra Oh, Fiona Shaw
Directors: Damon Thomas, Lisa Bruhlmann, Francesca Gregorini Series
Producers: Elinor Day Producers: Andy Noble, Morenike Williams
Costume Designer - Charlotte Mitchell

 

THE DURRELLS – This final series follows the Durrells’ remaining time on the island of Corfu as their idyllic lives are interrupted by the outbreak of World War Two. How will they cope with the pressures this brings and will the romance between widow Louisa Durrell and Greek taxi driver Spiro blossom or even survive?
Featuring Keeley Hawes, Josh O’Connor, Callum Woodhouse
Directors: Roger Goldby, Steve Barron
Producer: Chris Hall
Production Designer – Julian Fullalove

 

JAMESTOWN – Set in 17th Century Virginia, the settlers in the British colony of Jamestown are bound together in their resolute will to survive and thrive. With trade booming and the tobacco farms established, the settlers’ pioneering aspiration soon clashes with reality as they begin to strive for more than new lives – now they crave control and power. The flourishing community creates new tensions between the English and the Pamunkey, and with politics rife in the air, the idealism of the New World is tested. As Yeardley’s thirst for power grows, can he handle the consequences? And how far will Opechancanough go to protect his native land?
Featuring Sophie Rundle, Burn Gorman, Jason Flemyng
Directors: Jon East, Bill Gallagher
Producer: Lis Steel
Costume Designer - Sharon Gilham

 

March 2019

 

HUGE congratulations to Olivia Colman for adding the Oscar to her BAFTA for Best Actress in THE FAVOURITE. Awesome performance!

 

At SXSW, South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin, Texas from 8-16 March…

 

THE WALL OF MEXICO - A young white handyman, hired by a wealthy Mexican-American family to upkeep their ranch, finds himself caught between disgruntled locals and the family’s outrageously decadent daughters and discovers that something quite unusual is happening at the ranch.
Featuring Jackson Rathbone, Esai Morales, Marisol Sacramento
Directors: Zachary Cotler, Magdalena Zyzak
Producers: Marla Arreola, Sarahi Castro, Adrian Durazo
Editor - Gabriel Foster-Prior

 

In cinemas this month…

 

RAY & LIZ – On the outskirts of Birmingham during the era of Thatcherism, the Billingham family muddle through life. Their squalid council flat is home to a bleak and shocking memoire where the fragile humans and their relationships suffer through poverty, depression, loneliness and self-destruction. An award-winning grim, yet sometimes funny, study of a family falling to pieces.
Featuring Justin Salinger, Ella Smith, Richard Ashton
Director: Richard Billingham Producer: Jacqui Davies
Line Producer - Greg McManus
Make-Up & Hair Designer – My Alehammar

 

On TV this month…

 

STRIKE BACK: REVOLUTION - Three members of the British special-ops Section 20 team are reunited for what they think is a routine “cleanup” exercise in Malaysia.  Their task becomes complicated and bloody when they learn that a British operative has been killed in Kuala Lumpur after meeting with a covert Russian operative.  The situation worsens when members of a brutal Malaysian triad arrive and set off a chain of dangerous encounters.  
Featuring Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson, Alin Sumarwata.
Directors: Bill Eagles, Mark Everest, Paul Wilmhurst   Producers:  Lawrence Cochran, Andy Morgan, Nuala O’Leary
Make-Up & Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings
Editor - Adam Green (Episodes 3, 10)

 

MOTHERFATHERSON – A thriller set within systems of power in politics, media and the police. Caden runs his father’s UK newspaper and is set to follow in his footsteps and become one of the most powerful people in the world. Unable to live up to his respnosibilities and his father’s trust, Caden’s destructive lifestyle eventually catches up with him with consequences which threaten the future of the family, their business empire and the country.
Featuring Richard Gere, Ciarán Hinds, Helen McCrory
Directors: James Kent, Charles Sturridge Producer: Sharon Bloom
UPM – Marcia Gay

 

TURN UP CHARLIE – Charlie, a struggling DJ and eternal bachelor is given a final chance at success when he reluctantly becomes a manny to his famous best friend’s problem-child daughter. Idris Elba gets to enjoy his comedic skills in a story where parenthood complicates everything.
Featuring Idris Elba, JJ Feild, Piper Perabo
Directors: Matt Lipsey, Tristram Shapeero Producer: Gill Isles
1st Assistant Director – Cordelia Hardy
Costume Designer - Ralph Wheeler-Holes

 

 

February 2019

 

Congratulations to NTA Award Winners:
BODYGUARD – Best New Drama – Co-Producer, Tina Pawlik; Make-Up & Hair Designer, My Alehammar
PEAKY BLINDERS – Best Drama – Costume Designer, Alison McCosh

In cinemas this month…

 

ESCAPE ROOM – Six strangers are given mysterious black boxes with tickets to an immersive escape room for a chance to win tons of money. Being locked in several rooms with extreme conditions, they discover the secrets behind the escape room and must fight to survive and to find a way out. Featuring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll
Director: Adam Robitel Producers: Ori Marmur, Neal H Moritz
Production Designer – Edward Thomas

 

On TV this month…

 

WARREN - Warren Thompson is a pedantic driving instructor who believes the world is against him. Forced to move from the south to Preston, he finds himself living in an area he doesn’t like, doing a job he’s not cut out for and looking after teenage stepsons he didn’t want. Despite everything, his partner, Anne, always sees the good in Warren finding him sweet and funny. Warren is not growing old gracefully - there are no happy endings as he grapples against the problems and misunderstandings of his own making. Featuring Martin Clunes, Lisa Millett, Ibinabo Jack.
Director: Ben Gosling Fuller
Producer: Tom Jordan
Production Designer - Jeff Sherriff

 

STRIKE BACK -Three members of the British special-ops Section 20 team are reunited for what they think is a routine “cleanup” exercise in Malaysia. Their task becomes complicated and bloody when they learn that a British operative has been killed in Kuala Lumpur after meeting with a covert Russian operative. The situation worsens when members of a brutal Malaysian triad arrive and set off a chain of dangerous encounters. Featuring Warren Brown, Daniel MacPherson, Alin Sumarwata.
Directors: Bill Eagles, Mark Everest, Paul Wilmhurst
Producers: Lawrence Cochran, Andy Morgan, Nuala O’Leary
Make-Up & Hair Designer - Sjaan Gillings
Editor - Adam Green (Episodes 3, 10)

 

NIGHTFLYERS – It is the eve of the Earth’s destruction and a team of scientists and a telepath take a journey aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship in the galaxy, to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival. Featuring Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Jodie Turner-Smith
Directors: Andrew McCarthy, Mark Tonderai, M.J.Bassett, Mike Cahill, Maggie Kiley, Nick Murphy, Stefan Schwartz, Damon Thomas Producers: Eoin Egan, Robert Jaffe, Macdara Kelleher
Production Sound Mixer - Barry O’Sullivan

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE – This heartwarming series moves into the 1960s – time of great changes everywhere, including women’s healthcare. An extraordinary era when the midwives face new challenges whilst diligently providing practical help and emotional support to their patients. Featuring Jenny Agutter, Laura Main, Judy Parfitt
Director: David O’Neill Producer: Annie Tricklebank
Director of Photography - John Rhodes (Episodes 4 & 5)

 

ENDEAVOUR – Set in 1969, this series picks up following the dissolution of Oxford City Police and the merging with Thames Valley Constabulary. The teams are dispersed and finding their feet in various new roles but they are all still haunted by the unsolved murder of DC George Fancy. Featuring Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, Anton Lesser
Directors: Jamie Donoughue, Shaun Evans, Johnny Kenton, Leanne Welham
Producer: Deanne Cunningham
Production Designer – Paul Cripps

 

HARLOTS (Season 2) – The rivalry between brothel owners Margaret Wells and Lydia Quigley moves into the courts but the injustices of the judiciary and the power of wealthy men rally the women against the authorities. This leads to devastating consequences, but for whom? Featuring Samantha Morton, Lesley Manville, Jessica Brown Findlay
Directors: Coky Giedroyc, Jill Robertson, Philippa Langdale Producer: Grainne Marmion
Costume Designer – Charlotte Mitchell
Production Sound Mixer – Richard Dyer

 

CURFEW – A group of amateur drivers from all over the world compete in an illegal night-time street race. One Race, One Prize, Freedom. Featuring Sean Bean, Billy Zane, Miranda Richardson
Directors: Colm McCarthy, Christopher Smith
Series Producer: Simon Maloney / Producer: Mat Chaplin
Production Designer - Tom Sayer

 

 

January 2019

 

In cinemas this month…

 

MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS – Explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her ‘sister’ in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.
Featuring Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Simon Russell Beale
Director: Josie Rourke.
Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward
Production Sound Mixer – Robert Flanagan

 

On TV this month…

 

LUTHER – When a series of seemingly indiscriminate killings become ever more audacious, Luther and new recruit DS Catherine Halliday are confounded by a tangle of leads and misdirection that appears designed to protect an untouchable corruption. Luther must also confront a demon from his past as the police and Cornelius converge on his home. Featuring Idris Elba, Ruth Wilson, Wunmi Mosaku, Patrick Malahide
Director: Jamie Payne
Producer: Derek Ritchie
Production Designer – Jason Carlin
Make-Up & Hair Designer – Catherine Scoble

 

SILENT WITNESS – Set in London, this crime drama series focuses on crimes solved through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.
Featuring Emilia Fox, David Caves, Liz Carr
Directors: Dominic Leclerc, Mary Nighy, Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Emma Sullivan
Producer: Kiaran Murray-Smith
Costume Designer – Jacky Levy

 

CATASTROPHE – The brutually honest comedy following the highs and lows of the lives of Sharon and Rob - will their domesticated bliss continue as what started as a one night stand grows into a long term relationship?
Featuring Sharon Horgan, Robert Delaney, Mark Bonnar
Director: Jim O’Hanlon
Producer: Toby Welch
Costume Designer – Rebecca Duncan

 

GRANTCHESTER – It is all change in the little Cambridge village as we say farewell to the Reverend Sidney Chambers and hello to new vicar Will Davenport. It is now the mid-1950s and, no longer in the shadow of WWII Grantchester village sees huge societal change as it adapts to the more modern times including leather clad, motorbiker Davenport. He may be new to the house of God but behind an endearing smile lies a troubled past. Featuring James Norton, Robson Green, Tom Brittney
Directors: Tim Fywell, Rob Evans, Stewart Svaasand
Producer: Richard Cookson
Production Designer – Jason Carlin

 

VERA ‘Cold River’ - The Northumberland based mystery crime drama where work obsessed Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope approaches every case with dedication, meticulous methodology and caustic wit.
Featuring Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty, Paul Kaye
Director: Carolina Giammetta
Producer: Will Nicholson
Director of Photography – Dirk Nel





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