Inside Out – photos by Lynda Kettle

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  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.

Studio set of ‘Inside Out’

Aimee – photos by Willoughby Gullachsen





































Photos by Willoughby Gullachsen, no reproduction without permission.

Aimee was a Screen 2 drama on BBC 2 which went out in 1990.  It was written by Guy Hibbert, produced by Michael Wearing and directed by Pedr James.

Frank Summers, played by Donald Sumpter, apparently kills his mother as an act of mercy, but he won’t say what actually happened.  Aimee also starred Juliet Stevenson, Simon Chandler, Christine Rose and Jeremy Clyde.

Aimee won the Prix SACD award for Best Screenplay at Cannes Television Festival 1992, and was nominated for the Writers’ Guild award for Best Single Drama 1991, and for RTS award for Best Single Drama 1991.



Martin Chuzzlewit – photos from Jo Mainwaring

Photos provided by Jo Mainwaring, not to be reproduced without permission.

Martin Chuzzlewit was a 6 part dramatisation of the Charles Dickens novel, adapted by author David Lodge.  It was transmitted in 1994 on BBC 1.  Produced by Chris Parr and Directed by Pedr James, it starred Paul Scofield, Tom Wilkinson, Emma Chambers, Philip Franks, Keith Allen, Pete Postlethwaite, Julia Sawahla and Lynda Bellingham.  The story concentrates on the wealthy Chuzzlewit brothers and their contrasting destinies.