Liverpool Screening…

The Liverpool screening at Picture House @ FACT was another wonderful event for Him Upstairs. The crew were absolutely over the moon to have Michelle Butterly there for the Q&A and the audience were fantastic. Thanks to Maureen at Clapperboard for organising the venue and the fun afterparty at Ma Egerton’s. [print_gllr id=931]

The First Screening…

Our Isle of Man screening couldn’t have gone better. The audience were so generous with their praise and the feedback was better than we ever could have hoped for. We think that we can safely say that our Isle of Man crew members in the audience felt rightly proud of their work and we want … [Read more…]

Editing magic…

Jim Hampton has worked his Editing magic and we are ready for our first Cast & Crew screenings! Him Upstairs will be shown on the Isle of Man on 17th September 2014 and in Liverpool on 5th October 2014. We are beside ourselves with anticipation and excitement. We are so beside ourselves that we can’t … [Read more…]

Diary Update

So. The Isle of Man crew is back on the Isle of Man! After a night in The Abbey, crying laughing over the pub quiz and on the mini-bus, we arrived for the 2am sailing from Heysham to the Isle of Man. We’d all like to thank Zoe and Jane for the cabins and Adam … [Read more…]

Directors’ Notes – The Shoot

We have a hand signal shortcut code for when we want to say ‘what was in my brain, just came out of your mouth’, because when we are writing together, one of us will often say exactly what the other is thinking at that very moment. These moments are always rewarding, but on the shoot, … [Read more…]

Directors’ Notes – Pre-Shoot

We have met our wonderful-we-still-can’t-believe-we’ve-been-lucky-enough-to-have actors. We have had the support of our generous sponsors. We are getting to work with crew that we have loved working with in the past and we are marvelling at how lucky we are at every step of the way. What can possibly go wrong?! Sonya is already cosily … [Read more…]


Michelle Butterly agrees to play Eileen. Keith Theobald is confirmed as the neighbour. Jimmy Mulhearn as the Provvie Man. Zoe Dolan will play ‘Her from 36’. Carole Doherty is the Social Worker.   We have a full cast!