From left to right: Director John Retallack, designers Lucy Hall & Luned Gwawr Evans, actor Dan Krikler, and producer Emma Balch. Photo taken outside The Swan by General Manager Adrian Wilson.
Luned Gwawr Evans painting the canvas tent for UNICORNS, ALMOST. This is the ground sheet, which has now been delivered to Hay. These are huge sheets of painting canvas that will hang loosely inside the room at The Swan in Hay. Design by Lucy Hall.
Richard Skinner introduces Alamein to Zem Zem
Thank you very much to Faber & Faber for use of the Arcadia Room at their Bloomsbury offices. What a perfect location for director John Retallack to read through the script of Unicorns, almost with actor Dan Krikler. Faber & Faber are the publishers of Keith Douglas, Owen Sheers, and Keith Douglas’s biographer, Desmond Graham, so it wasContinue reading “SCRIPT READING AT FABER & FABER”
Thanks to Whaleys of Bradford for supporting the production of Unicorns, almost. Here are some behind the scenes photos of the making of the tent-like structure that will be hung inside The Swan at Hay. Designed by Lucy Hall to take the audience from the streets of Hay-on-Wye to the world of Keith Douglas in Alexandria in 1944.Continue reading “PRODUCTION // SET BUILDING I”