This is the second of our Behind the Scenes videos. This time I am in Dungeness on the south coast of Kent. I am filming on my own. The police come over to have a word and ask em what I am up to. Its all quite exciting.
Only a half day today, but I think reasonably successful filming with Mr. Pegram at the seven Sisters as we try to explain the story of Smugglers of the 18th and 19th Century for the next episode of the wondering bald bloke who likes to explore. Today we were not able to get the car […]
Filming is under way and this week I have been shooting with my very good actor friend Nigel Cooper. He is playing a role of comedy smuggler which I think the photo portrays nicely. We spend a lovely afternoon on Goring by Sea coast playing about with a rubber dinghy, tea pots and cake. In […]
As we produce the next Bald Explorer documentary we are recording a series of Behind the scenes videos to show it is done and some of these will make their way up on to YouTube as a sneak preview. Today, I am on the Romney Marshes on a particularly gloomy day and light levels are […]
Up and down the coastline of Britain, in the dead of the night, at the crack of dawn or right there there in the blaze of daytime, men with tubs, sacks, wooden crates and nondescript bundles took part in what must have been surely the biggest ongoing crime eve in the 17th and 18th centuries, […]
This is the very quaint (as the American’s would say) village of Goudhurst, in Kent. It was the scene of a stand off between the Hawkhurst Gang, (notorious smugglers of the mid 18th Century) and the local villagers who were fed up with the intimidation and treatment the rascals dished out. I popped over there […]