Great Expectations – the street

Photo by Albert Sheard, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is the street in Dickens’ Great Expectations from the 1981 series produced at Pebble Mill. The street was constructed in Studio A by designer Michael Edwards, and demonstrates the skill of the production designer.

Thanks to scenic services Albert Sheard for sharing the photograph.

The following comments were left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page:

Julian Hitchcock: ‘Fabulous set. I worked on this. Stratford Johns was Magwitch. Nice man.’

David Headon: ‘Studio A was amazing. You could land a Lancaster Bomber in there..’

Ian Collins: ‘I was the VT Editor on that production. Great times.’

Nick Booth: ‘Peter Booth was the lighting designer’

Vanity Fair – Vauxhall Gardens

Photo by Chris Glover, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Night shoot for the 1987 serial Vanity Fair, Vauxhall Gardens scenes.

Thanks to Chris Glover for sharing the photo.

The following comment was left on the Pebble Mill Facebook page:

Diane Lester: “We filmed the Vauxhall garden scenes over a few night shots at Bickling Hall, Norfolk. The cameraman in the picture is Paul, (sorry, can’t remember his surname). Dave Bushell is also in shot, well his back is.”

Screening ‘The Other Woman’ & ‘Shall I See You Now?’

‘The Other Woman’. Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The BFI are screening two Pebble Mill plays on 8th October 2018 at the NFT: The Other Woman, which will be introduced by Simon Farquhar, and Second City Firsts: Shall I See You Now? which is a Mary O’Mally play (produced by Tara Prem) about a new inmate (Pam St Clement) in an asylum.

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Pebble Mill Editorials 1990-91

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Here are the cover and contents sheet of the Pebble Mill Editorials from 1990-1. This is a list of programme ideas being offered to the BBC2 commissioners in London, some of which were produced, and others of which weren’t.

Thanks to Mary Gregory for sharing the list.

Great Expectations – Pip

Photos by Albert Sheard, no reproduction without permission

Photos from the 1981 serial of Great Expectations. The drama was recorded in Studio A. Pip, was played by Gerry Sundquist.

The producer was Barry Letts and the director, Julian Amyes.