February saw me off to create hairstyles on a huge Disney film, John Carter of Mars, very creative work designed by Kevin Alexander supervised by Zoe Brown. A sci-fi look with a vague retro feeling, based on Edgar Rice Buroughs 1920’s books. Interesting work but I can’t show you pictures yet as I would get shot by Disney!
It’s been a bit chaotic since the beginning of the year, but as usual never dull.
I was coming back from New Zealand, via LA, when I got a text “Come home, we have work ” – it was once again working for Jenny Shircore, I was asked to work on the film as well as making hair pieces, plaits, false fronts etc, for Bel Ami.
Well the play is finished,..what a trip, I havn’t run a show for a while,. but that was an interesting one to do. Complicite are an inspiring company to work for and the show got great reviews, and after a slow start ended up selling out !. Simon Annand came and photographed it all for his next book and as part of an exhibition at the V&A, Miriam Margolyes asked me to do her her make-up and hair for several public appearance and a photo shoot, and Tom Hickey has asked me to be involved in his next production at the Gate in Ireland and there may even be another job out of it,.. watch this space.
I have just finished working on the feature film ‘Clash of the Titans’ and now I am back in the West End actually running a show for Complicite. Originally I was asked to design the hair and make up for their production of ‘Endgame’ at the Duchess Theatre. However, one thing lead to another and it was decided they needed someone to come and do it for them!