We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a free public lecture on the evening of Wednesday 7th June with not one, but two fantastic speakers. This year's Bill Douglas Memorial Lecture will feature Pamela Hutchinson, talking about her forthcoming book in the BFI Classics series on Powell and Pressburger's masterpiece 'The Red Shoes', and Keith Lodwick, formerly Theatre and Screen Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum talking about curating stars and costume in major exhibitions on Hollywood Costume and on Vivien Leigh.

It will take place on Wednesday 7 June 2023 7-8.30pm at The Bill Douglas Cinema, Queen’s Building (Queens LT 2) on the Streatham Campus of the University of Exeter.

The event is free but please book via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bill-douglas-memorial-lecture-pamela-hutchinson-and-keith-lodwick-tickets-634037221397

Keith Lodwick was for many years Theatre and Screen Curator at the Victoria and albert Museum in London. Here he will talk about using collections to create major shows such as Hollywood Costume and Vivien Leigh. Keith is currently interviewing leading costume designers in events across the UK.

Pamela Hutchinson is a film journalist and writer. She runs the Silent London blog, programmes at the BFI and film festivals, contributes to Sight and Sound and national newspapers and is the author of Pandora’s Box. Here she will be talking about her upcoming book in the BFI Classics series on Powell and Pressburger’s iconic The Red Shoes.


Keith and Pamela are both members of the board of The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.

See you there!

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