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Watch ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo

We are delighted to announce that you can now watch our WW1 film ‘Tell Them of Us’ on Vimeo. It costs as little as £1.00 to view. Click here to go to Vimeo. Waiting – 1917 (c) Nick Loven

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1918 – William’s Story

We followed Tell Them of Us with a companion drama-documentary ‘William’s Story’: We filmed part one of William Crowder’s WW1 experience of the first day of the Spring Offensive, last weekend at The Trench in Surrey. William Crowder is played by Adam Fox. The drama documentary is directed by Nick Loven. Here are some images Read More

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Knitting for ‘Tell Them of Us’, WWI Film

Costuming ‘Tell Them of Us’ and the birth of Centenary Stitches’. by Pauline Loven Even before the script was written for ‘Tell them of Us’, I spent a year researching and gathering vintage resources to begin creating the costume. The film was to be set in the Lincolnshire village of Thimbleby during WW1. As I worked I became aware of Read More

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Tell Them of Us – more screenings

The Collection, Lincoln, has added more screenings of Tell Them of Us, starring Victoria Rigby,  due to the demand. The additional screenings are: Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at 3pm Saturday 6th December 2014 at 11am and 2pm Sunday 7th December 2014 at 11am and 2pm Admission is Free There is an exhibition about the making Read More

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People Rich

By Pauline Loven (Costumier to ‘Tell Them of Us’) When I decided it would be good to have some hand-knitted clothes for our WW1 film, and tweeted speculatively for a volunteer knitter, I didn’t know what I would unleash! Within minutes of tweeting and expecting nothing, I had over one hundred volunteers and within a week Read More

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Centenary Stitches begins:

A casual tweet a week ago, looking for volunteer knitters for a WW1 film, wool provided, resulted in a cascade of offers which nearly crashed my (@periodwardrobe) Twitter account. I quickly created a closed Facebook group for this instant community and it is thriving! We have expert knitting historians and specialists in pattern drafting (from Read More