Monthly Archives: June 2011

A walk through Cecil Court’s history

Following on from my earlier post about filming scenes in London’s iconic Cecil Court, I thought I should expand a little upon the history of this extraordinary location. While today the street is famed for its bookshops, this reputation only … Continue reading

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Independent Booksellers Week

This week (18th-25th June) is Independent Booksellers Week. In the words of the official website, “Independent Booksellers Week is part of the IndieBound campaign for independent bookshops, which promotes independent bookshops, great books, strong reading communities, and the idea of … Continue reading

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What next for The Last Bookshop?

Once we have a final final version of the film, we shall be entering The Last Bookshop into any and all film festivals and competitions that we hear about, and for which the film meets the entry requirements. We want … Continue reading

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Huge thanks to everyone (cast/crew/musicians etc.) who saw the rough-cut of The Last Bookshop in Oxford on Friday night. How satisfying to sit back with friends, enjoy an ale and watch six months of hard work come to pay off. … Continue reading

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Soundtrack to The Last Bookshop

Sunday saw the recording of the musical score for The Last Bookshop. Our composer, Owen Hewson, has been busy writing it for months, following each step of the production along the way. And I must say he’s done a tremendous … Continue reading

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