Category Archives: Film & TV

Dungeness circa 1885 – Local Author ‘Secrets of the Shingle’

Local author Emma Batten has just released her first work of fiction – and a very good read it is. The story is set in Dungeness around the 1890’s and really does provide a good ‘picture’ and feel for the … Continue reading

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Recent Film – Afro Punk Girl – Support Needed

A ‘short’ film, entitled ‘Afro Punk Girl’, with the support of ‘Film London’, was recently made here, on the beach and other locations along the coast – namely Camber Sands and the Nature Reserve at Rye (Winchelsea). Both daughter Tilly … Continue reading

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More 4 Tonight 9pm

Starting tonight on (UK) (Thursday 16th October) More 4 is the first part of a new series looking at interesting properties around the coast of the UK.  The program will continue Thursday nights for the next 11 weeks. Entitled 'Homes … Continue reading

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A SAD SAD DAY

Yesterday (Wednesday 3rd July 2013) was a doubly sad day. In the early evening my neighbour, script writer, playwright (Andrew James) Snoo Wilson died suddenly of what was believed to be a massive heart attack. He was 65. Only a … Continue reading

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Dungeness – A Way of Life!

Dungeness – A Way of Life' is a short film made some time ago and posted up on Utube by Chris Searson. It features Doreen Thomas reminiscing on her life here interspersed with footage of the local area.   Once you select … Continue reading

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One to Watch

A two-part drama on ITV starts next Monday, the 10th December. Entitled 'The Poison Tree' it stars two of the UK's most beautiful females and was filmed extensively at Dungeness and surrounding Romney Marsh. Unfortunately I didn't get to see … Continue reading

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Filming and Photo shoots

There is a new website for those interested in photo shoots at Dungeness and budding or established film makers. www.dungenesstrust.co.uk This site is solely for those wishing to make use of the area and provides frequently asked questions (FAQ's) and … Continue reading

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A Song About Dungeness

Dungeness has been mentioned in many a verse but this is probably the first complete song about the place.   It comes from someone called Alison Raymond who quite clearly has fond memories of the area.   Awaiting further details. Whilst watching this … Continue reading

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Channel 4 TV

UK visitors will probably be aware of the channel 4 'Ident' – that is their identity clip – or 'logo' which is shown inbetween prorams. In the past it has traditionally been made up from buildings, structures etc. The new … Continue reading

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Channel Four TV program

16th January 2004 A couple of shacks on the beach will be featured in a forthcoming Channel Four programme. Watch this space for further details.

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