Heather Storr

Highlighted works

  • Topsy-Turvy

    Topsy-Turvy

    Mike Leigh’s first period drama is a witty reconstruction of the stormy relationship between W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan during the creation of ‘The Mikado’.

  • City of Tiny Lights

    City of Tiny Lights

    Starring Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper, this London-set thriller is co-written by author Patrick Neate and based on his acclaimed novel of the same name.

  • Vera Drake

    Vera Drake

    Mike Leigh’s second period drama, an understated, immensely nuanced portrait of kind-hearted Vera (Imelda Staunton) who performs illegal abortions for desperate women in 1950s London.

  • Secrets & Lies

    Secrets & Lies

    The downtrodden life of a working-class, middle-aged single mother is transformed by the unexpected arrival of a figure from her distant past.

  • Caravaggio

    Caravaggio

    The most mainstream feature by experimental English director Derek Jarman, Caravaggio matches melodramatic speculations about the Renaissance artist’s life with painterly beauty.

  • Bright Star

    Bright Star

    New Zealand director Jane Campion brings her own poetic sensibility to the brief, desperate romance between John Keats and his neighbour Fanny Brawne.

  • Life is Sweet

    Life is Sweet

    The urge to remain individual within a family, and the relationship between the personal and the entrepreneurial, are among the themes that inform Mike Leigh’s touching comedy.

  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

    In Ken Loach's powerful drama, a middle-aged carpenter, who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.

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