The following is dedicated to Sue Blane (MBE) and her iconic designs for theatre and film.
The longest running cult film in history. To think it received terrible reviews and was mainly damned by faint praise, yet the fans have kept it alive.
The Sequel that wasn't a sequel but a futuristic concept in its own right. With a great score of original songs it more than compliments the RHS.
The Peter Greenaway film for which Sue did the extraordinay period designs, and for which she was duly nominated for a BAFTA award.
Lady Jane, directed by Trevor Nunn,
again, with exquisite period costume
designs that gave the film added beauty.
Absolute Beginners directed by Julien Temple. Not a great critical success but the snazzy costume designs remained as eye-catching as ever.
Dream Demon - a slightly lost classic horror film starring the likes of Timothy Spall and Jemma Redgrave, and another Sue Blane look.
The show that began in a small Upstairs Royal Court Theatre in London and has gone on to be biggest cut show of all time, and its still going!
The original National Theatre production of Guys and Dolls, directed by Richard Eyre and starring the likes of Julia McKenzie and Bob Hoskins.
Dance of the Vampires, directed by Roman Polanksi, based on his film, with music by Jim Steinman, has been running in Europe for 20years.
The Award-Winning Paris production of The King and I, which later went on to Chicago, and would glean Sue the Moliere Award for her costumes.
The Judas Kiss, written by David Hare and starring Rupert Everett. A highly acclaimed West End play for which Sue added her costume midas touch.
The first Disney production to play outside the USA in 1999 opened in Berlin. and became one of Berlin's longest running musicals.
Jonathan Miller's seminal production of Gilbert and Sulllivan's 'The Mikado' starring Eric Idle returns to English National Opera again and again.
Figaro Forever, Trilogy directed by David Poutney, Tobias Richter, and Sam Brown for the Welsh National Opera, each with costumes by Sue.
The Glyndebourne Opera difinitive production of Porgy and Bess, directed by Trveor Nunn, with
sets by John Gunter, and costumes by Sue.
English National Ballet's Five Star production directed by Derek Deane for which
Sue received an Olivier Award nomination.
Birmingham Ballet's production of Aladdin, originally seen in Japan, choreograhed by David Bintley, again, with magical costumes by Sue.
English National Ballet's The Nutcracker, again, directed by Derek Deane, has seen several revivals, and the wonderful designs are a marvel.