When Emma Palmer who runs the Hullywood Icons twitter account contacted Peter Levy with a tongue in cheek challenge to see which icon he would like to be she didn’t expect him to reply and for the shoot to take place the day after. Things move very fast in the magical world of Hullywood. Peter decided on Sean Connery from Dr No and the Hull Marina as a location. A toy gun was quickly acquired and Peter bought himself a new dinner jacket and we were ready to roll. John Box was kind enough to bring his convertable down for the shoot as Peter’s real car is a rather unassuming Ford.
At 10-30am on a glorious january morning we made these images of Peter as Sean Connery. The whole thing was filmed by Simon a broadcast journalist working on City of Culture for the BBC and then I had to dash back to my home to develop the image in time for Look Norths evening broadcast.
Here’s the long shot: