I’m making a film with Suzy Gillett. Suzy will direct and we’ll co-write the screenplay. The film will be framed by the four days of the FIFTH MONARCHIST uprising in January 1661 against the restoration of the king and will feature other radicals – The Ranters Abiezer Coppe and Lawrence Clarkson and the Muggletonian leader LODOWICK MUGGLETON. The whole action will be transposed from 1661 to the Occupy London camp outside St.Pauls last year. …..exactly where Venner’s rising began.
We have no money so no one is getting paid, shot in black and white with hand held camera – think ‘Winstanley’ and we aim to do the bulk of the shooting on the anniversary of the uprising January 1st – 4th next year around St.Pauls/London bridge/Tower Hill. We need our friends and comrades to help us so if you are free on those dates and want to be in the film get in touch……will need 50-60 people for some scenes. We’ll be sorting out a talk about Venner’s rising and the ideas of the film at the HUNG,DRAWN AND QUARTERED PUB early in November………..come and help out!