Brian Glover on Shakespeare or Bust

Photo by Graham Pettifer, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gwen Arthy, make-up artist preparing actor, Brian Glover, on location for Shakespeare or Bust, at Gas St Basin, Birmingham. The play was written by Peter Terson, with Tara Prem the script editor. Tara went on to marry Brian Glover. It was produced at Pebble Mill and transmitted in January 1973.

Thanks to Graham Pettifer for sharing the photo.

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

Susan Astle: ‘I was Make up assistant on this, probably my first filming! Great cast.’

Production Designer Michael Edwards on Great Expectations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs by Albert Sheard, no reproduction without permission.

The top photo shows production designer, Michael Edwards, and Roy Barrett, working on the kitchen set of the 1981 adaptation of Dickens’ Great Expectations, in Studio A. The second photo also shows Michael Edwards at work.

Thanks to Albert Sheard for sharing the photographs.

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

Bob Hutton: ‘That’s Scenic Artist, Brian Bishop in the white overall in both pics,(sadly no longer with us).’

Carole Haysom: ‘We had some fun and games on this show! Great crew with Head of make up Gwen Arthy. Trainee at time…great experience.’

Great Expectations – Camera Break

Photo by Albert Sheard, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A camera break in Studio A, during the recording of the 1981 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. It was a twelve part series, hosted at Pebble Mill. It was transmitted on Sundays, early evening.

The producer was Barry Letts, the director Julian Amyes, production designer was Michael Edwards, the script editor Terrance Dicks, and the make-up designer Gwen Arthy.

Thanks to Albert Sheard for sharing the photograph.

Costume and make-up, probably ‘Shakespeare or Bust’

Photo by Graham Pettifer, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gwen Arthy, Joyce Hawkins and Annie Doling, from costume and make-up, probably on location for Shakespeare or Bust, which was filmed to the canal between Birmingham and Stratford Upon Avon. Mike Williams was DOP, and it starred Brian Glover. Tara Prem was the script editor.

Alexander Graham Bell 1965

Francesca Annis and Alex McCowen in Alexander Graham Bell. Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to costume supervisor Joyce Hawkins for sharing the photo. The photo is from a six part series about Alexander Graham Bell, recorded at the Gosta GreenĀ  studio in 1965, and transmitted weekly on BBC 1 from 28th February 1965, at 17.35. Here is the entry from the Radio Times, c/o the BBC Genome project:

Synopsis

A serial in six parts by LYON TODD adapted by ALISTAIR BELL
PART 2: A Note In Music
Costumes supervised by Joyce Hawkins
Make-up supervised by Gwen Arthy Designer, Michael Edwards
Script editor, Betty Willingale Producer. CAMPBELL LOGAN Directed by JULIA SMITH
From the Midlands

Contributors

Adapted By: Alistair Bell
Unknown: Joyce Hawkins
Unknown: Gwen Arthy
Designer: Michael Edwards
Editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Directed By: Julia Smith
Alexander Graham Bell: Alec McCowen
Jeannie MacEwan: Jean Anderson
Dr Ferguson: Larry Cross
Professor Bell: John Phillips
Mrs Bell: Barbara Cavan
Matthews: Jameson Clark
Ballachey: Hal Galili
MacDonald: Bruce Boa
George Brown: Robert James
Sarah Fuller: Susan Crawford
Mr Sanders: Peter Carlisle
George Sanders: Michael Crockett
Mr Richards: George Woolley
Mrs Connor: Elizabeth Begley
Mr Hubbard: John Wooonutt
Mabel Hubbard: Francesca Annis

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