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Soundstage is a unique regular and intimate film and arts event. There’s a line-up of great guests, discussing their work and achievements, sometimes with inspiration and advice. The events take place at The Others, 6 Manor Road, Stoke Newington, in North London, N16 5SA. www.theothers.uk.com

If you like Soundstage events you will also enjoy Creative Director Wayne Imms’, Space presentations in Brighton, where special guests are interviewed about their popular work and achievements, with a touch of inspiration and advice for the creative community and beyond.


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Wednesday January 17th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15

WITH STAR WARS ART DIRECTOR KEVIN JENKINS

AND COMEDIAN SIMON DAY

KEVIN JENKINS

Kevin Jenkins is Design Supervisor for Lucasfilm and Supervising Art Director for Industrial Light & Magic, including on STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. His credits also include THE FORCE AWAKENS and ROGUE ONE. His work includes designing and overseeing much of the look of these films, from overall sets to ships and vehicles. Kevin has won an Art Directors Guild award for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and a British Film Designers Guild award for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. His career began in publishing, advertising and games, before going on to work on films such as WAR HORSE, EDGE OF TOMORROW and DREDD, then becoming a key figure behind the STAR WARS films.



SIMON DAY

Simon Day is a renowned comedian and actor. He is known for the BBC series’ THE FAST SHOW and THE LIFE OF ROCK WITH BRIAN PERN. In 1991, he won the Time Out new act of the year award with his music hall character, Tommy Cockles. As an actor, Simon’s roles include JONATHAN CREEK, SKINS and SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE. For THE FAST SHOW, he played the characters Billy Bleach, Competitive Dad and Dave Angel, Eco Warrior, among others. 2012 saw the publication of his acclaimed autobiography, COMEDY AND ERROR: THEY REALLY WERE MARVELLOUS TIMES. That year, he presented THE SIMON DAY SHOW for BBC Radio 4. His Brian Pern BBC mockumentary series on former front-man of prog-rock group Thotch ran from 2014 to 2016, followed by a special in 2017.

Soundstage January 17th Event

£15.00

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There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.

Monday February 5th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15

WITH FILM PRODUCER ALISON OWEN

AND PRESENTER EDITH BOWMAN

ALISON OWEN

Alison Owen has been a film producer for twenty-five years. The first feature she produced was THE YOUNG AMERICANS, a crime drama released in 1993. Since then, she has been responsible for a wide range of acclaimed films. These include SUFFRAGETTE, SAVING MR BANKS, ELIZABETH, SHAUN OF THE DEAD, TAMARA DREWE, THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL and BRICK LANE. During her career, Alison has become established as one of Britain’s most respected producers. In 2014, with producer Debra Hayward, she formed production company Monumental Pictures. She is the mother of pop star Lily Allen and actor Alfie Allen.


EDITH BOWMAN

Edith Bowman is a highly established radio and television presenter. After presenting on Capital Radio, she joined BBC Radio 1, alongside Colin Murray on the afternoon show, later hosting it solo. She went on to host various shows on the station, including Weekend Breakfast. She later hosted the Virgin Radio Breakfast Show. TV work includes BBC coverage of various music festivals, Top of the Pops and music shows for Channel 4. She wrote the 2015 book Edith Bowman’s Great British Music Festivals. Since 2016, Edith has presented Soundtracking, a popular podcast which has her interviewing leading film and music figures. As well as her career, this interview will certainly see her discussing her passion for film and music. www.edithbowman.com

Soundstage February 5th Event

£15.00

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There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.

Monday March 5th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm / £15

WITH EDITOR CHRIS WYATT AND

BROADCASTER SAMIRA AHMED

CHRIS WYATT

Chris Wyatt has edited a wide range of films and television series’. Recent work includes GOD’S OWN COUNTRY, one of 2017’s most acclaimed films and the winner of six British Independent Film Awards. He is the editor of the 2014 films ’71, about a Belfast-based soldier played by Jack O’Connell, and THE FALLING, directed by Carol Morley and starring Maisie Williams. Collaborations with Shane Meadows were 2006’s THIS IS ENGLAND and DEAD MAN’S SHOES, released in 2004. He also edited SHADOWS OF THE VAMPIRE, starring Willem Dafoe and John Malkovich, about the filming of NOSFERATU. Television dramas include Charlie Brooker’s zombie series DEAD SET, SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL, starring Billie Piper, CRIMINAL JUSTICE and CLOSE TO THE ENEMY. Chris was an additional editor for PADDINGTON. He has received two BAFTA nominations, for THIS IS ENGLAND ’86 and CRIMINAL JUSTICE, and two British Independent Film Awards’ nominations, for ’71 and DEAD MAN’S SHOES.


SAMIRA AHMED

Samira Ahmed is a highly respected broadcaster and journalist. She is perhaps best known for being a presenter for the BBC, including arts magazine show FRONT ROW for Radio 4 and BBC Two, as well as BBC News’ NEWSWATCH. She was a presenter and reporter for CHANNEL 4 NEWS from 2000 to 2011. As a writer, Samira has contributed to The Guardian, The Independent and The Spectator. Her early work for the BBC includes being a reporter for the TODAY programme and for NEWSNIGHT. As the corporation’s Los Angeles correspondent, her work included covering the OJ Simpson trial. She has made a wide range of documentaries for BBC Radio 3, covering areas such as popular culture, politics and social history. Samira is a big film fan, as well as of cult television and comics, especially Wonder Woman. www.samiraahmed.co.uk

Soundstage March 5th Event

£15.00

Tickets for:

Price:

There are no actual tickets. Upon making a purchase for events, the payee will be added to an attendance list and the names will be on the door.

Please note, bookings cannot be refunded, unless an event advertised here is cancelled or unless a guest becomes unavailable for it.