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Crongatulations to COLIN FAIR, editor of the second series of A Touch of Cloth which has won Best Comedy Programme at the Broadcast Awards. The series was directed by Jim O'Hanlon and produced by Mat Chaplin for Zeppotron.
IAN PIRIE (see actors) is shortly to play Chae Strachan, one of the leads in the feature film Sunset Song. The adaptation of the classic Lewis Grassic Gibbon novel shoots in New Zealand, Luxembourg and Scotland and is directed by the revered Terence Davies.
Editor MATTHEW TABERN has recently started to cut Critical, a 13 part series for Sky. Each of the 60 minute episodes, written by Jed Mercurio, plays out in real time, reflecting the critical first hour in which the emergency services have to try to stabilise a patient.
A performance of hugely popular West End show War Horse was broadcast live to cinemas around the world by NT Live on the 27th of February, featuring STEVE NORTH (see actors) playing the role of Ted Narracott. 155,000 people watched the performance, making it the most popular production ever screened by NT Live.
Top editor PHILIP KLOSS is now cutting the new fantasy project from Cuba Pictures, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. It's set in Napoleonic times when magic was in the air. The 7 by 60 minuter is directed by Toby Haynes and is based on the best selling novel by Susanna Clarke.
CLAUDIA GRANT (see actresses) is now working on Spring Awakening, a co-production between Headlong, West Yorkshire Playhouse and Nuffield Theatre. This new adaptation by Anya Reiss plays at the WYP from the 7th of March before heading on tour from the 25th of March.
RACHEL HOULT is now editing a new comedy series from Rollem for the BBC, In the Club. The six part series, based in Leeds, reunites Rachel with director Neasa Hardiman.
The ever reliable JASPER JACOB (see actors) has just played a nice character part, Terry Hargreaves, in the eleventh series of New Tricks. The still popular show is produced by Tom Mullens with Phil John directing the episode.
Look out for feature film The Book Thief, cut by top editor JOHN WILSON, which opened in the UK on the 31st of January. Brian Percival directed the adaptation of the bestseller written by Markus Zusak and set during WWII.
KIRSTY OSWALD (see actresses) is currently in We Are Proud to Present... at the Bush Theatre, a play about the Herero genocide in Namibia in the early 20th Century. The play, which has had a successful run in New York, runs from the 28th of February until the 12th of April.
Two of our Scottish editors, JOHN GOW and ANDY MORRISON are working on Outlander, a big budget co-production for the American cable channel Starz. The 16 parter is based on Diana Gabaldon's time travelling fantasy/romance books.
ED HUGHES (see actors) can now be seen in an adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas at the VAULT Festival in Waterloo. The show is adapted and directed by Lou Stein and runs until the 8th of March.
ADAM RECHT is cutting international feature film Northmen: A Viking Saga, directed by Claudio Faeh.
SEAN KEARNS (see actors) can be seen in The Commitments in the West End. He is playing Jimmy's Da in the adaptation of Roddy Doyle's novel about a soul band from Dublin, directed by Jamie Lloyd.
NICK AMES is currently cutting Siblings, a new comedy series from Bwark Productions. The six parter for BBC Three is directed by Dan Zeff.
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