Farewell To Jack Gold

Jack Gold Director of Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle magorianIt was with great sadness that we heard of the death of the director Jack Gold at the age of 85.

He had a long and successful career directing films along with many hard-hitting documentaries including Death In The Morning about fox hunting presented by Alan Whicker, for which he was awarded the first of four BAFTA Awards.

In 1975 he directed the brilliant film A Naked Civil Servant starring John Hurt as the flamboyant Quentin Crisp, for which Jack was awarded the BAFTA Desmond Davis Award For Contribution To Television. (more…)

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Guest Writer Ben Davis talks about playing William Beech for The North Devon Allstarz

Ben Davis who plays William BeechHi I’m Ben Davis and I have the honour of playing William Beech for North Devon All Starz at The Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple.

When I read the book I felt sad for William, his mum was mean to him and didn’t know how to look after him properly, he hadn’t ever celebrated his birthday and he had no friends until Zach, who died trying to find William. I imagine he always felt scared of what might happen next. (more…)

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Goodnight Mister Tom The Musical | Production Photographs

Robert Smythson playing William – photo: Gerald Murray

We thought we’d like to share these great photographs taken during the professional productions of Goodnight Mister Tom The Musical. Just click on the pictures to enlarge them and use the arrows to scroll through. (more…)

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