SOUNDBITES: Paul Welsh Recalls Why Producer Gary Kurtz Chose to Film Star Wars at Elstree Studios

SOUNDBITES: Paul Welsh MBE – Why Gary Kurtz Chose Elstree Studios for STAR WARS. Paul Welsh, who led the campaign to save Elstree Studios in 1990s, recounts how he asked Star Wars producer, Gary Kurtz why they chose to produce the film at Elstree Studios. Continue reading “SOUNDBITES: Paul Welsh Recalls Why Producer Gary Kurtz Chose to Film Star Wars at Elstree Studios”

PRODUCTION DIARY #4: Derek Fowlds on Peter Cushing, Basil Brush, Yes Minister & Heartbeat

This week’s DIARY features the first part of an informal interview with the wonderful Derek Fowlds, who reminisced about working with Peter Cushing, as well as many other great names, including Robert Morley, Alistair Sim, Alec Guinness, Nigel Hawthorne and Paul Eddington.  Continue reading “PRODUCTION DIARY #4: Derek Fowlds on Peter Cushing, Basil Brush, Yes Minister & Heartbeat”