‘Small Island’ at the National Theatre

Posted on June 7, 2019 by Admin under SHOWBIZ, THEATRE
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‘Small Island’ and the National Theatre on the South Bank As a member of the Society of Television & Design (STLD) through my career as Lighting Director for Central Television, myself and other members were invited to the National Theatre (NT) to see a camera rehearsal of ‘Small Island’ for NT Live, the play based […]

Hooray for Cricklewood! (not Hollywood)

Posted on October 7, 2018 by Admin under HISTORY, SHOWBIZ
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In 1912 the Handley Page Company moved from Barking in Essex and established an aircraft factory at Cricklewood in north London where aircraft were built and flown from the company’s adjacent air field. After World War 1 the factory was mothballed until Stoll Picture Productions, run by the theatre impresario Sir Oswald Stoll, took over […]

‘Missing Believed Wiped’

Posted on August 12, 2018 by Admin under SHOWBIZ
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  A great day of showbiz at BFI on the South Bank for the Kaleidoscope 30 Years ‘Missing Believed Wiped’ event where I met many people, some from the past, some not. – David Hamilton; we hadn’t met for about 60 years when we were both post boys at ATV Kingsway. – Abagail Williams; the adopted […]

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