Tag: Lancashire

  • Funny Cow.

    Funny Cow.

    Beware. For Funny Cow is not the film you might be expecting it to be. It’s pitched itself as the story of a female comedian trying to make it on the comedy circuit in 1970s Northern England but proves far more interested in the turbulent childhood and marriage that proceeded it. Maxine Peake is Funny Cow, the otherwise […]

  • Directing Lancashire.

    Having grown up in Lancashire, I did what so many others did – I moved away for University. After spending three years in Leeds and another in Edinburgh I returned home to my first graduate job in the arts, back in Preston. Such is the norm that those who’ve grown up in Lancashire feel the […]

  • Running Your Own Film Club.

    Being a film fanatic and living in Preston has always been a struggle. During my time at University I was spoilt for three years by The Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds and then by both Filmhouse and Cameo in Edinburgh for one year. When I moved back home to Preston a year ago, the […]

  • They Eat Culture: Tron – A Reflection.

    It is a unique thing to be able to attend an event as both a guest and an employee. For the last month I have been volunteering with They Eat Culture, a community cinema business working in Lancashire. I’ve been involved in the preparation, and promotion of their final event in their BFI Days of […]