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Soundstage is a new and unique regular London-based arts event. Each month, there’ll be a line-up of two special guest interviewees, discussing their popular work and achievements. There’s likely to be a touch of inspiration and advice. Soundstage looks set to be highly appealing to the creative community and beyond. 
The events will take place at The Others, 6 Manor Road, Stoke Newington.www.theothers.uk.com

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Thursday February 12th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

Our event for 2015 welcomes top film costume designer Sammy Sheldon Differ

and BAFTA-nominated television drama director Colm McCarthy.


Sammy Sheldon Differ is a leading costume designer for many popular and acclaimed films. Her diverse credits include The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch; and the forthcoming Ant-Man, based on the Marvel Comics character. Sammy has also designed the costumes for the comic book films, Kick Ass, X-Men: First Class, V for Vendetta and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Sammy has also worked with the directors Paul Greengrass and Ridley Scott, on Green Zone and Black Hawk Down, respectively. Her other credits include Stardust, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and The Merchant of Venice, which starred Al Pacino. Sammy also designed the costumes for Alex Garland’s debut feature, Ex Machina, a science fiction film released in January.


Colm McCarthy is one of the UK’s leading directors of television drama. He directed the recent series of Peaky Blinders, one of the most acclaimed dramas in recent years. Colm also directed The Sign of Three, the second episode of the third series of the phenomenally popular Sherlock.  He was responsible for the Doctor Who episode The Bells of Saint John, which saw Clara Oswald becoming a companion to Matt Smith’s portrayal of the time traveller. His other credits include Ripper Street and Hustle. Colm was BAFTA-nominated for Murphy’s Law. Twitter.com/MccarthyColm

Soundstage February 12th Event


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Thursday March 12th / Doors at 7pm, starts at 7:30pm, £12.50 

This event welcomes film producer Katherine Butler

and Mansun singer Paul Draper.


Katherine spent nine years at Film4, where she began as Head of Development, before being promoted to Senior Commissioning Executive and then Deputy Head of Film. She worked across the low budget and new talent slate for Film4. During that time, she executive produced many highly acclaimed films such as Tyrannosaur, Kill List, Berberian Sound Studio, The Selfish Giant, Sightseers, Starred up, Frank and The Imposter. During her time as Head of Development at Film4, Katherine oversaw high profile releases, including Slumdog Millionaire, Attack the Block, Submarine, Nowhere Boy and Brick Lane. Prior to working at Film4, Katherine ran development for Ruby Films, having joined them from the New Zealand Film Commission where she held the position of Executive Producer and Head of Development from 1999 to 2002. Katherine is currently head of film and TV drama at Raw, a leading production company. www.raw.co.uk


Paul’s appearance marks twenty years since the formation of Mansun, one of the most acclaimed bands to emerge in the aftermath of Britpop. Gaining an early devoted fanbase resulted in their debut album, 1997’s Attack of the Grey Lantern, entering the chart at number one and replacing Blur from that position. Paul, the lead vocalist and guitarist, formed the band with bassist Stove King and lead guitarist Dominic Chad. The trio were influenced by the likes of Duran Duran, ABC and David Bowie. Later singles include the atmospheric Wide Open Space, the catchy Stripper Vicar and the somewhat haunting I Can Only Disappoint You. The album Six was released in 1998, spawning their highest charting single, Being a Girl. Mansun broke up after their third album, Little Kix. However, a large and devoted following remains to this day. Paul has recently been working on solo material. www.mansun.co.uk

Soundstage March 12th Event


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