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Podcast: TV and Film in Liverpool City Region

Podcast: TV and Film in Liverpool City Region

In this episode, we focus on Liverpudlians who are involved in TV and Film, introducing you to Tony Schumacher and Liverpool Locations.

Starting with Tony who is the writer of the new BBC Drama staring Martin Freeman called The Responder which starts on 24th Jan 2022.

Tony’s interview is a fascinating story, he tells Mick how he suffered a breakdown and ended up living in his car after Losing his home to becoming a writer.

He has now written several successful novels such as Army Of One and The Darkest Hour.

The Responder on Iplayer

Our next interview is with two sisters, Faye and Claire Newton who run a location scouting company and been involved in most of the major film productions in Liverpool.

The girls have worked on films such as Peaky Blinders, The Kingsman and Jack Ryan. In fact they’re so good at what they do, Barbara Broccoli from the Bond Franchise recently said that she used Liverpool Locations expertise to source and procure the authentic places to reflect the setting of Film Stars don’t die in Liverpool.

Faye and Claire are now helping others get into the industry because of a huge demand for production crew worldwide. They have developed an intense one day course to provide practical experience as a Location Scout.

You can find out more about the course here: Location Assistant Course

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About Russell Gannon

Marketing Director for Baltic Triangle Area CIC and Entrepreneur with businesses located in the Liverpool City Region

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