by Angela Johnson
Thu 19 Nov 2009
Put your questions to Liverpool writer Frank Cottrell Boyce at Fact
Award winning Liverpool writer Frank Cottrell Boyce will attended a special screening of 24 Hour Party People at Fact, followed by a question and answer session from the public.
Boyce’s work 24 Hour Party People starring Steve Coogan, Shirley Henderson, Paddy Considine, Danny Cunningham, Sean Harris, Lennie James, Andy Serkis and John Simm and directed by Michael Winterbottom will be screened at 7pm, on Tuesday 1st December.
Written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, this is the unbelievable true story of one man – the inimitable and very sadly missed Tony Wilson – one movement and the music and madness that was Madchester. Winner of British Independent Film Award for Best Achievement in Production.
24 Hour Party People (2002) trailer
The Liverpool born writer started as a critic for Living Marxism Magazine and then went on to write episodes for Coronation Street and Brookside.
In 1990 he first worked with Michael Winterbottom on the film Forget About Me and then continued to work with him on films such as Butterfly Kiss, Welcome to Sarajevo, The Claim, The Mayor of Casterbridge, 24 Hour Party People, Code 46, A Cock and Bull Story.
Frank has been dubbed as arguably the most original and versatile screenwriter in England by film critic Roger Ebert and has won several awards during his career including a British Independent Film Award for Best Screen Play – “Millions”
Maureen Sinclair, Clapperboard creator and director said: “Once again, it’s a true pleasure to have Frank’s support.
“I’ve had the privilege of promoting Frank’s work since his first feature Butterfly Kiss so it’s a honour to be screening his acclaimed feature ‘24 Hour Party People’ which will help to raise funds and the profile of Clapperboard Presents…”
Frank Cottrell Boyce added: “I love Clapperboard because it provides not just the opportunity but also the motivation to get out there and do something special”.
Frank will take part in a question and answer session at the end of the screening.
Income raised from Clapperboard Presents will go toward the Clapperboard Youth Project.
Tickets are £10 each, Concessions £7.00 from FACT box office now.
Tickets include a complimentary after show drink sponsored by Alma de Cuba.