- 1h 31min
- Directed by: Rufus Norris
- Written by: Alecky Blythe
- Cast: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Kate Fleetwood
- UK release: 12 June 2015
Musical set on the titular Ipswich street where a serial killer killed five women in 2006. Writer Blythe interviewed residents and composer Adam Cork set the resulting verbatim dialogue (hesitations and all) to music, making for a bold, inspired and entirely unique piece of cinema. Unmissable.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
LONDON ROAD (15) 91mins
Film of the acclaimed National Theatre drama-musical about the effect upon the residents of London Road Ipswich of the notoriety of their serial killer neighbour (the taxi driver who murdered prostitutes). All the words are the actual ones of people interviewed. It is a one-off, something totally unique – and may have a very strong appeal to audience members who know of the award winning stage production.
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London Road8 Jun 2015
Unmissable musical inspired by tragedy, with Olivia Colman and Tom Hardy
Taking a remarkable approach to a real-life tragedy, the setting of stage-to-screen adaptation London Road, from Rufus Norris (director of the original stage production), is the titular Ipswich street on which five prostitutes fell victim to serial…
London Road -- Exclusive Trailer 2015
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