Oxide Ghosts

Oxide Ghosts

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Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Michael directed both of the pilots and the series and, over a two year period, witnessed the highs and lows of Brass Eye from a very personal perspective.

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OXIDE GHOSTS: THE BRASS EYE TAPES 

Director: Michael Cumming.

Featuring: Chris Morris.  

Made from hundreds of hours of unseen material from his personal archive, director Michael Cumming’s film shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Michael directed both of the pilots and the series and, over a two year period, witnessed the highs and lows of Brass Eye from a very personal perspective.

Part documentary, part artwork – the film is designed solely for live screenings and is made up almost entirely of never before seen footage. Oxide Ghosts carries the blessing of Chris Morris and provides a rare glimpse of his extraordinary working practices.

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Michael Cumming is a director and filmmaker, successfully working at the cutting edge since the ‘90s. A graduate of the Royal College of Art Film School and recent recipient of an honorary doctorate, Dr Cumming’s back catalogue also contains such gems as Jo Brand’s improvised comedy drama ‘Going Forward’, cult classic ‘Snuff Box’, five series of political pranks and polemics on ‘The Mark Thomas Product’ and three series of Matt Berry’s BAFTA winning sitcom, ‘Toast Of London’.

Michael will be doing a Q&A after the film – spilling beans, shattering myths and letting a few cats out of the bag. Celebrating twenty years since Brass Eye’s transmission in 1997, this film & Q&A sessions are a must for fans of the series but will appeal to anyone with a curiosity about how great comedy is made.

Show Info

The Theatre

Venue: 12-13 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

Access: Directly from Shaftesbury Square

Performance(s): Monday 27th November 2017

Starts: 6:30pm & 9:00pm (Book Bar* open from 6:00pm)

Age Guidance: 18+

Run Time: Film 1 hour + Q&A 1 hour

Disabled Access: Theatre (ground floor) is fully accessible. Toilets & Book Bar (1st floor) are not wheelchair friendly. Carer tickets available: Call 02890325881 to book.

*The Book Bar is our charity bar, run to help support Accidental, Amadan & the new building.

Ticket Info

£12 - STANDARD TICKET - a standard ticket that helps cover the basic costs of the show.

£15 - DONATION TICKET - a special ticket that gives a little extra to the exceptional and hardworking artists creating the show.