Star Wars is a global phenomenon.
The Galaxy Britain Built tells the story of British artists, designers and filmmakers who worked on it, and reveals the secrets of the creation of some of the most famous costumes, props and sets in movie history.
RTS East invites you to this very special screening of The Galaxy Britain Built hosted by BBC Look East presenter and Star Wars Superfan, David Whiteley. We are delighted that the screening will be followed by a Q&A session with legendary Film Producer, Robert Watts.
Alex Rühl’s critically acclaimed piece Keyed Alike (VR’s first LGBTQ drama) starring Gemma Whelan (HBO’s Games of Thrones) has been showcased at film festivals and art galleries worldwide and distributed by premium content platforms Jaunt, Inception and Digital Domain. Her latest project Playing God, supported by Arts Council England and directed by Ben Fredericks, is an immersive thought experiment featuring complex branching narrative and was selected for Sheff Doc Fest’s Meet Market 2018.
Brian Woods has been a committed human rights documentary maker and producer for a quarter of a century. He founded his company True Vision in 1995; their mission is to make films on social issues that matter. Character led narratives are used to powerful effect to engage the audience with challenging themes and perspectives from around the world. Recent multiple award- winning films include Catching a Killer, Behind Closed Doors, My Son the Jihadi and Britain's Refugee Children.
Our launch event now includes a special preview of AniMotion, a unique exhibition exploring the fabulous world of animation through interactive artworks and activities.
We’ll celebrate our new Centre amongst exhibits created by some of the UK’s most imaginative artists. Investigate an origami city over-laid with ever-changing sound and light, be transported into the world of virtual reality while controlling a skeleton avatar and have your face transformed into the winged creatures that inhabit the exhibition.
Bookings may only be made by using the dedicated email in the RTS Members Area and all visits to the club must be pre-booked with bookings being made within seven days of the visit – phone bookings and walk-ins are not permitted.
The Union Club was set up in 1993 by ex-North Sea oil rigger Pete Cross and Chef Carolyn Dawson, and both are (for their sins) still at the helm of the Club today. Opening a private members club had been a long held dream for the duo, and they took the plunge after buying a dilapidated building at 50 Greek Street, Soho.
Get in the mince pies, mull that wine, and dust down your festive glad rags, as impressionist and standup comedian Darren Altman once again returns with another edition of the Royal Television Society's very own Big Telly Quiz. With questions all about TV past, present, and future, don't be a Scrooge. Join Darren and a host of celebrity guests as they test your knowledge of all things telly. Compete yourself or just watch along, either way, 'yule' be thoroughly entertained — and it’s free and fun for the whole family!
Director Geoffrey Smith
Geoffrey Smith is a double Emmy award winning director who was at the BBC in London for over 13 years. He has made over 25 films for all the major UK broadcasters, won over 40 International awards, was listed in the NY Times Best Films list for the “The English Surgeon”, and his last two feature documentaries have sold widely, had theatrical releases and screened at hundreds of film festivals across the world.
Hosted once again by Darren Altman, and with questions coming from across all 15 regions and nations, come and join us to test your knowledge of all things telly and be thoroughly entertained. Compete as a team or as an individual, we don’t mind so long as you sign up here – and it’s free!