Category: General

HARRIET’S ARMY IS COMING…BEHIND THE SCENES

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On Saturday I went to Manchester to the screening of Harriet’s Army, a three part World War 1 drama.  The three episodes were spliced together to make a 90 minute film.  It was really great and I met up with the cast again which was was really nice as we had a good time together making the drama.  The first episode will be  on CBBC at the beginning of August so make sure you lookout for it.

Here are some pictures from behind the scenes:-  It was pretty cold during filming!

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For details of the full cast go to:-

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3632432/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm

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Wrap Night.

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Signing posters at the screening and group photo with Josephine Ward, the Executive Producer CBBC , standing behind me.

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ALTAR feature film is heading for the Toronto Film Festival this September

I have been invited to the cast and crew screening for ‘Altar’ the new feature film by Director, Nick Willing  (Neverland) and starring        Matthew Modine, Antonia Clarke, Olivia Williams and me. 

I can’t wait to see the finished film, it is going to be very exciting.  It is a spooky tale and ‘my family’ go through lots of troublesome times.  It will be on general release at the end of the year.

I had a great time making this film in Yorkshire and everybody from the Director, actors, crew and to the people working at the Best Western in Boroughbridge, they  were all  fantastic.

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LONDON COMIC CON 2014

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I went to the London Comic Con convention yesterday at London’s Earl’s Court and it is the first time I have been.  It was really great and I was surprised how many people were there.  The inside and outside was packed and many, many people dressed up for the occasion.  It was funny on the underground too as there were lots of people dressed up in fantastic costumes and of course, being London, nobody took a blind bit of notice.  Anyway, here is my report on the show.  Have a look.

http://www.adamthomaswright.com/LONDON%20FILM%20AND%20COMIC%20CON%20REPORT.mp4

I tried to buy this poster at The Gadget Show Live at the NEC Birmingham but they sold out, so I was in luck and managed to get it yesterday.  Assassins Creed: Black Flag.

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BATMAN VILLAINS at school and no BATMAN to save everyone!

Yesterday we turned up at school dressed as Batman villains.   The picture shows, left to right, Jamie, Me, George, Romario and Jake.     It was a no uniform day at school and you can imagine the look on our teachers faces when we turned up like this.  They liked it though.  Kris Rich, our resident photographer, took the photos.  KrisRichPhotography

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Photos by Kris Rich

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BLUE PETER BADGE

I was thrilled to receive a letter today from CBBC which had a blue peter badge with it.   Blue Peter reporters visited the set of ‘Harriet’s Army’ during filming.  A few of the actors were interviewed about the  new 3 part series which will be screened on CBBC soon.  I was not on set for the interview but I have still received a Blue Peter Badge which is really great.  There are different colour badges for  different types of achievements.  You can find out about all the badges HERE including the new SPORTS BADGE .

Thank you Blue Peter. 

Blue Badge

Blue badges are awarded for sending interesting letters, emails, stories, pictures, poems, good ideas for the programme, and for having appeared on Blue Peter

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HARRIET’S ARMY IS COMING !

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CBBC | 19 July

 

Harriet’s Army is coming to your T.V. very soon.   The BBC has just released this notice, so if you live in Manchester, apply for the preview.  I play Lewis, and this is a great story,  don’t miss it!

Harriet's Army

Join us to celebrate the launch of The Lowry’s BBC Children’s exhibition with an exclusive screening of the new CBBC drama Harriet’s Army.

Set during World War One, Harriet’s Army follows a group of children in a small English town as they hold the Home Front and discover the true enemy within. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with cast and crew.

** Please note that this show is most suitable for children aged between eight and twelve. No adult will be admitted without a child. **

** Each party must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18 and the application should be completed by the adult attending with the children on the day. **

Tickets will be allocated on the basis of a random draw, with 50% of tickets reserved for Greater Manchester postcodes.

You can register for tickets at any time until Sunday 6 July at 4pm.

Good luck with your application.

All information is correct at time of publication.

Venue
The Lowry       Time 10.00 a.m.

Programme details

No extra details available.

Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

No age restrictions

Maximum tickets per request: 4

Date
19 July

 

Venue
The Lowry       Time 12.30 p.m.

Programme details

No extra details available.

Under 16s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

No age restrictions

Maximum tickets per request: 4

LOOK, IS IT, NO IT’S NOT

A friend said they had seen my photo in a ‘Game of  Thrones’ picture.  I did audition for Game of Thrones when I was about 10 years old. I didn’t get the job, but a boy I know did,  Isaac Hempstead-Wright. We met during filming ‘The Awakening’,   no relative.  So I knew it wasn’t me, although Isaac and I used to look quite alike.  He is changed now and looks all grown up.  He is a bit older than me but I still look much the same!!!

Anyway, much as I would love to be in Game of Thrones, the picture is  Maisie Williams Playing Arya Stark,  we could be relatives though!  Do you think  another Stark family member could suddenly be introduced after being lost and found having  lived with the wolves???

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Maisie Williams in ‘Game of Thrones’

 

Still from De Medicus Trailer

 

Me, Adam Thomas Wright in ‘The Physician’

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Isaac Hempstead – Wright playing Bran Stark

 

Then look at us now:-

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THE MISSING – BBC DRAMA

The BBC has just tweeted:-

A first look at a brand new season of heart racing dramas including , , and

I have a small cameo role in The Missing so I didn’t have a chance to be in Belgium very long.  It looks like a great drama and I was delighted to meet James Nesbitt.

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The Missing  has been slated to air simultaneously on BBC1 in the UK and Starz in the US later this year.

The show follows a man, James Nesbitt,  who goes to extreme measures to find out the whereabouts of his missing child who disappeared in France, and was described by Pattinson, exec producer at New Pictures, as a “complex and mature emotional thriller.

Assassin’s Creed: Unity

A few days ago E3 was held at The Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Every year,  E3 shows trailers from new games.  I was keen to see what was coming out and really excited about Assassin’s Creed 5 Unity which is set in Paris during the French Revolution in the 18th century.   As an actor, I was quite disconcerted and also delighted about how realistic the graphics are.  The characters look so real, if it carries on like this, actors will be out of a job!  Take a look at the link to the trailer which has just been released.   N.B. It has an 18 rating and may be inappropriate for young children.

http://youtu.be/xzCEdSKMkdU

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THE DEFILED – VIDEO OF THE YEAR

The Metal Hammer Golden Gods awards will be decided tomorrow, 16th June and up for BEST VIDEO is ‘AS I DROWN’ by ‘THE DEFILED

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Here is a link to the track:   Produced by Video Ink, Manchester

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http://youtu.be/W2iMFR-Rl9g

I would have loved to go to the event, which is  being held in London Indigo2 but you have to be over 14 and I am not quite.  I hope it wins the award. Take a look at the video above and you will see me in a totally different way!!!

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