Stratford-upon-Avon hosts feature film

Stratford uponAvon Principal photography begins at the end of this month on Fish Without Bicycles, a feature film from writer/director Daisy Aitkens starring Lucy Punch, Faye Marsay and David Tennant. 

Midlands-based Bad Penny Productions is behind the project, which will film in Stratford-Upon-Avon. The story centres on a lesbian couple, one a career woman in her forties and the other a rather more rudderless twenty-something. 

The comedy drama, which unfolds over a 12-month timeframe, examines what happens when both women become pregnant in very different circumstances. 

Bad Penny’s Georgia Moffett (also known as Georgia Tennant), Phin Glynn and Harriet Hammond produce with Hammond also wearing the line producer’s hat. Anthony Neale is the production designer and Tony Coldwell is the DoP

Faye MarsayLucy Punch
Lucy Punch                                                                                Faye Marsay

Some second unit work was done earlier this month to pick up seasonal outdoor shots, but principal photography gets underway on 31 October and runs until 2 December. 

Bad Penny Productions is also showcasing Mad to Be Normal, its recently-completed feature based on renowned Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing and his revolutionary treatment centre, Kingsley Hall in east London. 

Lucy Punch photo via Getty Images Ent/Matt Winkelmeyer
Faye Marsay photo via Getty Images Ent/C Flanigan

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