Shalom Salaam – Bob Jacobs

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‘Shalom Salaam’ was written and directed by Gareth Jones, and produced at Pebble Mill by Chris Parr.  The 1989 series follows the story of  a Jewish boy  (John Cater) and a Muslim girl (Mamta Kaash) who fall in love whilst at college.  Zia Mohyeddin, Charlotte Cornwell and Buki Armstrong also featured.  Bob Jacobs was the 1st Assistant Director.

Photo by Willoughby Gullachsen

‘Come to Mecca’ – Bob Jacobs

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‘Come to Mecca’ was a series set in Brick Lane which went out in 1983.  It was written by Farrukh Dhondy, directed by John McGrath and produced at Pebble Mill by Peter Ansorge.    The play starred Zia Mohyeddin, Bharti Patel, Atal Patal, Sharman MacDonald, Dinesh Shukla, Nick Stringer, Moti Makan, Paul Anil.

Bob Jacobs

Shalom Salaam – photos from Gus and Bev Dartnall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos by Willoughby Gullachsen (Gus), with team photo from Bev Dartnall.  No reproduction without permission.

The drama was written and directed by Gareth Jones, and produced at Pebble Mill by Chris Parr.  The 1989 series follows the story of  two culturally different families who become intertwined when a Jewish boy  (John Cater) and a Muslim girl (Mamta Kaash) fall in love whilst at college.  Much of the filming was on location in Leicester.  Zia Mohyeddin, Charlotte Cornwell and Buki Armstrong also featured.

The crew photo features: left-to-right Elson Godbolt (Vision Engineer), Don Cooper (Camera Supervisor), Tim Everett (sound), Colin Fearnley (VT Engineer), Dave Bushell (Lighting Director) and Bob Jacobs (1st AD).

 

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