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    Arnold Ridley, (Dad’s Army’s Private Godfrey and great-uncle of Star Wars VII’s “Rey”, Daisy Ridley) had an earlier and even more widespread success as a playwright who could be relied upon to fill theatres in the 1920s. The play that made his name, and is revived to this day, is The Ghost Train, a spooky […]
  • Remember, remember…
    Its been a busy autumn, from September’s British Silent Film Festival ( which covered a momentous four days in Leicester with a mix of silent and early sound material including the superb Tell England by Anthony Asquith, to scoring three of my favourite Keaton shorts for the new Lobster films release, The Playhouse, The Cook […]