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The Launch of The Bill Douglas Cinema

15 Jul 2021, 1:55 p.m.

On Wednesday 14 July we were delighted to be part of a launch event of a new cinema facility on campus to be known as The Bill Douglas Cinema/ It has been named in honour of Bill Douglas for the ...

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In Memory of Bill Douglas 30 Years On

18 Jun 2021, 6 a.m.

Bill Douglas died, aged just 57, 30 years ago today on 18 June 1991. His films have touched many people and of course the collection of moving image artefacts he put together with his lifelong friend Peter Jewell continues to ...

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Welcome Back, We are Open Again!

14 Jun 2021, 10:16 a.m.

We are delighted to announce that The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum is reopening to the public again from Monday 17th May, following the implementation of step 3 of the government's plans to reopen from lockdown. It will be wonderful to ...

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Hidden Archives - Rank Film Scripts by Izzy Bostock

14 Jun 2021, 10:15 a.m.

In January 2020 we acquired a huge collection of Rank scripts from Pinewood Studios. You can see how many from this picture the day they arrived! The scripts mainly date from the 1940s to 1960s and include works from ...

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