North by Northwest

I’ve known Richard Vergette since I was a wayward student in the early 80’s gate crashing the Inter Arts course at Bretton Hall whilst studying Art History in Leicester. He is a thoroughly good sport and a gentleman to boot. As head of the students Union at Bretton he organised some of my first paid gigs.
Richard writs plays now and teaches we met at Queens Gardens to make this image.

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The Sound of Music

Sam Hawcroft contacted me about recreating a scene from The Sound of Music. We met at Pearson Park me with a step ladder and Sam in her Sound of Music outfit. Sam’s Nan is from Austria and by a weird quirk of fate Sam is editor of H & E magazine (it’s a long story) so we had plenty to talk about on the way up to location. I got up the ladder to get the angle right and Sam channelled her inner Maria and we made this image.
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The Bodyguard

Tare Kagbala contacted me about recreating a Whitney Houston scene from The Bodyguard. She was lat for the first shoot and missed it. So we met up at the end of the day and got permission from the Mercure Hull Royal Hotel to use one of their function rooms where we quickly make this shot. Tare is a mother of 3 and her day job is working as Martin Green’s PA one busy lady.
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Run Fatboy Run

Lucas Meagor is about to run his fiftieth marathon. He got in touch with me to recreate a scene from Run Fatboy Run the subtext of the image is hilarious given the idea of hitting the wall in the marathon event.

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