Outtakes – The Savoy Blog

Cinema Royalty in our midst

Monmouth is home to a very famous showbiz family – The Gregsons. Richard Gregson, who lives just outside the town was in his time a very high flying agent. He represented the author Frederick Forsyth and was Robert Redford’s UK agent. But his biggest connection with Hollywood was when he made a business trip there […]

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My Heart is Bleeding

There aren’t many people around now who saw Dorothy Squires in her pomp. So it’s hard to believe that in the latter part of the 1950’s and early 1960’s she was a huge star topping the Palladium and appearing in every major concert hall all over the UK. She was not however the most forgiving […]

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That Hamilton Woman: A Re-appraisal

A couple of years ago the Nelson Museum asked if we could find any dramatic work about Emma Hamilton to stage to mark the 200th anniversary of her death. Long story short: there aren’t any. So that ot us thinking and we have been and still are developing a new play about Emma Hamilton to […]

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Location, Location, Location

There’s no doubt that there is added interest in a film if it links with the location it is shown in. This week we have THEIR FINEST, a WW2 film set in London, Devon and Dunkirk. It was filmed mainly in Wales, Pembrokeshire to be precise. The investment in the picture by Ffilm Cymru dictates, […]

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