Vote for Them – Janice Rider

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Specially shot video with Janice Rider, talking about working as costume designer on the 1989 Pebble Mill drama, ‘Vote for Them’.

It was a 3 part series about the Allied troops in Cairo during the Second World War who decide what sort of world they want after the war and form “parties”, holding debates and elections.

It was filmed on location in both England and Egypt.

It was also the production on which Janice met her husband.

The series was written by David Edgar and Neil Grant.  It was produced by Carol Parks, James Ormerod was the director, and Michael Wearing the executive producer.  Nigel Jones was the production designer.

 

 

 

 

 

‘Vote for Them’ – Bob Jacobs

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In this video Bob Jacobs talks about working as 1st Assistant Director on the 3 part drama series – ‘Vote for Them’, written by David Edgar.  The photos were taken by Bob Jacobs and Bev Dartnall.

The series was set in Egypt as the Second World War was coming to a close.  It was a political drama set amongst Allied troops as they consider what sort of world they want after the war and form “parties”, holding debates and elections.

The series went out in June 1989.  It was shot on location in Cairo, with a sand quarry in Dorset also doubling as Egypt.  The interiors were recorded in Pebble Mill Studio A.

Carol Parks was the producer, James Ormerod the director, with Michael Wearing as Executive Producer.

On location in Egypt