Costumes Galore

Today I spent about four hours with our costume designer Miriam Davies up in Stamford.  Miriam had done an amazing job taking all the boxes and boxes from my house, reordering them, sorting them and labeling them.  I have a huge amount of costumes and fabric from previous productions like Born of Hope and as well as creating new costumes we are looking at how we can make use of them in Ren.   As well as the general costumes (above) Miriam had set aside items and fabrics for the specific characters.   We also went through all the current designs and discussed them in detail....

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The Original Reenactors Market

Miriam and I had a lovely day visiting TORM today, the original reenactors market that takes place twice a year.  I visited it a number of times while working on Born of Hope as it’s a great place to meet fantastic artisans, get inspiration for the art department and purchase things like leather, fur, weapons etc. We purchased some lovely deerskin leather from Anthony of the Barrhead Kid Co Ltd.  We also managed to meet up with the guys at Evenlode who make beautiful leather armour and clothing.  All being well they might be joining us on this wonderful journey.   Check out their website for examples of their...

More auditions

This evening we held recalls for some of the actors who have been trying out of the lead roles of Ren and Hunter.  This time we gave them only really a day (we’re so cruel) to learn two brand new scenes we’d quickly written especially for the audition.  This time we paired them up so that we could see how they worked together and if there was any chemistry between them. These are long running characters so we need to look at who they are in season 1 but also how they might grow and evolve as we go into season 2, 3, 4 etc. It’s so great seeing these characters brought to life.  The interesting thing is that everyone’s so great and brings something different to the character, which means that making a decision on who gets the role is not really about who’s the better actor but which interpretation of the character is the best for the show. Not an easy...