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The Hippopotamus in theatres on June 2

Roger Allam as Ted in The Hippopotamus © Electric Shadow Company, 2016

Disgraced poet Ted Wallace (Roger Allam) is summoned to his friends Lord and Lady Loganʼs (Matthew Modine and Fiona Shaw) country manor, Swafford Hall, to investigate a series of unexplained miracle healings. Ted tracks down the perpetrator of the phenomena,… Read More…

Upcoming Events

27 Sep, 2017

Member of jury at the 28th Dinard British Film Festival, led by filmmaker Nicole Garcial. The festival is held in the seaside town of Dinard in northern France and programmes a showcase of recent UK cinema.

22 Sep, 2017

Peter Nichols talks to director Michael Grandage at the British Library. Stephanie Cole, Sarah Woodward, Sam Swainsbury and Roger Allam will read extracts from his plays. Tickets and info here.

07 Sep, 2017

Release of Dragon’s Green in audiobook, the first book of the Worldquacke series by Scarlett Thomas.

20 Aug, 2017

Endeavour series IV airs every Sunday on Masterpiece PBS at 9/8c.

03 Jul, 2017

The Hippopotamus is released on DVD. The movie is available on Amazon and iTunes.

20 Jun, 2017

Quack! Brand new episodes of Sarah & Duck, every Tuesday at 5:15 pm.