The Jarman Award: Derek Jarman: Crossing Paths: Part Two: notes by Anna Thew for Tony Peake, Derek Jarman’s biographer

22.09.09
Behind Closed Doors, image courtesy of Anna Thew I met Derek in 1977, through Kevin Whitney and Keith Milow, who were in the orgy scene in Jubilee.  I was a painting student at Chelsea.  I went to the cast and crew preview of Jubilee in some warehouse space, with Kevin and Jock McFadyen  (Keith Milow was my favourite tutor, or I was his favourite student). Later I ...
The Jarman Award: Derek Jarman: Writer and artist Stewart Home on Jubilee – reviewing the DVD release in 2007

22.09.09
Derek Jarman, image courtesy of James Mackay This has got to be the worst ‘punk’ film ever made. Jarman couldn’t direct traffic let alone actors and a camera crew. This kicks off with the occultist John Dee summoning up an angel (i.e. some drip in ballet gear) for Elizabeth I. So then it’s off to late 1970s London to see what the future holds. The dominant ...
Derek Jarman interviewed by Jo Comino

22.09.09
Fire Island, image courtesy of James Mackay In 1984, Jo Comino interviewed Derek Jarman for the London magazine City Limits. In these two extracts from her recording, he talks about fire, and Jubilee. Jo Comino is a freelance writer who continues to multi-task on film-related activities, currently for Borderlines Film Festival, Flicks in the Sticks and The Rural Media Company in Herefordshire/Shropshire. Get the Flash Player to see ...