The Way Out (2020)

dir. Suri Krishnamma



PRODUCTION DESIGN
42 min Drama/Arts Programme
Battersea Arts Centre / BBC
Title: Production Designer


A surreal, theatrical adventure in which a young person escapes into a seemingly empty building at night, and meets a mysterious guide who offers them an alternative way out.  Filmed in Battersea Arts Centre, in one continuous, unbroken shot, this is an immersive journey through a labyrinth of rooms and corridors, propelled by performances from extraordinary artists.

Omid Djalili leads the journey as the enigmatic Guide. The Young Person is played by Bláithín Mac Gabhann, with performances by some of the most exciting, diverse artists working in the UK today: Lucy McCormick, Caleb Femi, Botis Seva, Le Gateau Chocolat, The Cocoa Butter Club, Sanah Ahsan, and Too Hot For Candy.

Watch the programme on BBC iPlayer here

Reviewed here in The Guardian

Art Department: Lorraine Bhattachary, Abigail Conway, Amber Roe, George Gunn, Liam Greene, George Stocks, Conor O’Hagan, Kit Myles, Natalie Pryce, Tamsin Mallinder
Set Construction: Tinshed Scenery

DoP: Matthew Taylor
Gaffer: Bill Rae Smith
1st AD: Andy Gradwell
Devised and Produced by: Thea Jones & Andrew Fettis


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