ALIEN ON STAGE

FILMS, Features

1H 26MIN

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In Dorset no one can hear you scream.
Alien on Stage is a documentary about a unique crew of bus drivers from Dorset, whose amateur dramatics group decide to ditch doing another pantomime and try something different. Having never done anything like it before, they spent a year creating a serious adaptation of the sci-fi, horror film, alien (1979); finding ingenious solutions to pay homemade, homage to the original film. The show is a crushing flop but fate gives them a second chance to find their audience. Whilst still adjusting to the idea that their serious show is actually a comedy, the group find out they're suddenly being whisked from their village hall to a London west end theatre to perform this accidental masterpiece for one night only. With wobbly sets, awkward acting and special effects requiring 'more luck than judgment', will their west end debut be alright on the night? This bus driving crew are our space heroes. Their bus station is our space station. Dorset is outer-space and where is the alien? It's behind you.


Credits

Directed by Lucy Harvey
Danielle Kummer

Written by Danielle Kummer
Lucy Harvey

Production Company Fool For Love Films

Produced by Danielle Kummer
Lucy Harvey

Cast Dave Mitchell
Luc Hayward
Jason Hill
Lydia Hayward
Jacqui Roe
John Elliot
Carolyn White
Mike Rustici
Scott Douglas
Penny Thorne
Susan Baird
Neil Mitchener
Ray Hayward
Peter Lawford
Amie Wells
Genevieve Douglas
Karl Mitchell

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