THE GALLOWS POLE SERIES
BBC ANNOUNCES MAIN CAST
With the start of production, BBC and director Shane Meadows have also announced the lead cast for their new six part historical series THE GALLOWS POLE which will have a psychedelic soundtrack! Based on the novel of the same name by Benjamin Myers, it fictionalises the remarkable
true story of the rise and fall of David Hartley and the Cragg Vale Coiners. Set against the backdrop of the coming industrial revolution in 18th century Yorkshire, the compelling drama follows the enigmatic David Hartley, played by Michael Socha, as he assembles a gang of weavers and land-workers to
embark upon a revolutionary criminal enterprise that will capsize the economy and become the biggest fraud in British history. The cast will also include Thomas Turgoose, George MacKay,
Sophie McShera, Cara Theobold, Eve Burley, Nicole Barber Lane,
Joe Sproulle, Adam Fogerty and
Fine Time Fontayne!
|Tom Burke, George Mackay, Michael Socha, Thomas Turgoose|
|Anthony Welsh, Cara Theobold, Samuel Edward Cook|
THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT
TRAILER WITH NICHOLAS RALPH
Speaking of period set projects, check out the trailer for a movie which will air only one day November 3rd in selected USA venues chronicling
the life of The Chronicles of Narnia author C. S. Lewis. Directed by Norman Stone, it stars Max McLean, Nicholas Ralph and Eddie Ray Martin as the adult Lewis, young man Lewis, and childhood Lewis respectively. Spanning C.S. Lewis' bitter childhood, WWI and his life changing friendships at Oxford, THE MOST RELUCTANT CONVERT depicts the events that shaped Lewis' early life and journey from hard boiled atheism to prolific Christianity.. Also starring in the film are Tom Glenister as J. R. R. Tolkien, David Shields as Hugo Dyson, and Hubert Barton as Owen Barfield.
|The movie will be a one night cinema event|