Here is a link to Inside Out from the Midlands including a piece presented by Nick Owen about local television/film industry, as it was & as it is now, plus going forward, despite Channel 4 not coming here. Nick is outside the new hospital at the Pebble Mill site talking about the ‘old’ days, the broadcasters, the independents and film makers, and showing various clips. He interviews Joe Godwin along with Roger Shannon, Steven Knight and Colette Foster, as well as some of my Media Production students at Birmingham City University – I’m also in it very briefly, blink and you’ll miss it! Worth a watch and here is a link to the iPlayer, only available for another 16 days The piece appears at about 10 minutes into the programme.
Photographs by Janice Rider, no reproduction without permission.
‘Inside Out’ was a drama series featuring two women ex-convicts trying to set up an employment agency. It went out in early 1985, and was directed by Pedr James and Tony Smith, produced by Sally Head, and written by Simon Moore. Janice Rider was the costume designer.
These polaroids were taken as records of the costumes on location, for continuity reasons.
Copyright resides with the original holder, no reproduction without permission.
These photos are from the 6 x 50 min, Pebble Mill drama series, ‘Inside Out’, recorded in 1984, transmitted on BBC 2 between 12 Feb – 19 March 1985.
The series was about two women ex-convicts who are trying to set up an employment agency. It was written by Simon Moore, and directed by Tony Smith and Pedr James; Sally Head was the producer.
The drama featured Lou Wakefield, Gwyneth Strong, Michael Thomas, Philip Sayer, and Caroline Guthrie.
Thanks to costume designer, Janice Rider for making these photographs available.
Photos by Lynda Kettle, no reproduction without permission. Lynda Kettle was a Production Designer at BBC Pebble Mill, working on factual, entertainment and drama shows in studio and on location. The photos were taken as records of the Sets.
Inside Out was a 6 x 50 mins drama series recorded at BBC Pebble Mill, in Studio A, in 1985. It was the story of two female ex-offenders who are trying to set up an employment agency together. It was directed by Tony Smith and Pedr James, produced by Sally Head and written by Simon Moore. Lynda Kettle was the production designer.
The series starred Lou Wakefield and Gwyneth Strong, alongside Michael Thomas, Philip Sayer and Caroline Guthrie.
Production Designer, Lynda Kettle also worked as a theatre designer and an artist, and now runs courses from her art studio http://www.lynda-kettle.com. She is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham Water Colour Society. Midland Pastel Society and Birmingham Art Circle . She exhibits her paintings several times a year at selected galleries.