Meet the team…
WAYNE IMMS Creative Director & Founder For twenty-five years, Wayne has reflected his passion for entertainment and popular culture, especially film and music, through radio, from presenting to producing. He has produced BBC Radio 2 documentaries, such as The Lionel Richie Story and Star Trek: Where No One Has Gone Before. Other documentaries have covered Star Wars, Badly Drawn Boy, Oscar winning composer and arranger Anne Dudley, The Pretenders and the Mamas and the Papas. His interviewees include Leonard Nimoy, Tracey Emin, Stephen Fry, Pete Townshend, Elbow, Sigourney Weaver and the Scissor Sisters.
“I cannot recommend an appearance at The Space highly enough. Nothing was too much trouble, from the delightful dinner beforehand, to my fellow guest and the wonderfully informal and fun interview that followed. A lovely evening and I'd be back like a shot." WRITER & ACTOR MARK GATISS (Sherlock, The League of Gentlemen, Doctor Who)
A unique regular Brighton based entertainment and arts event with exclusive special guest interviews Southern Performance And Creative Energies
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ROSIE CLARK Event Assistant Arts marketer Rosie Clarke can usually be found at the Space events welcoming visitors and selling raffle tickets. Professionally, Rosie coordinates the UK-wide Museums at Night festival for Brighton-based non-profit Culture24. A world traveller with a background in theatre and publishing, she is currently working towards a marketing qualification, reviews music, dance, theatre and comedy for local papers, and helps to run She Says networking events.
The Space is a unique regular entertainment, arts and media event. Usually every quarter, we present a line-up of high calibre special guests, discussing their work and achievements. Held in intimate environments at various Brighton arts venues, each event has two interviewees with a chance for the audience to ask their own questions.
Since 2006, we have featured guests from the worlds of film, television, music, comedy and literature, including: Noddy Holder, formerly of the band Slade Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman BBC Four Controller Richard Klein Skin of the band Skunk Anansie Norman Reynolds, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Superman production designer Acclaimed actor David Morrissey Comedian Frank Skinner Leading film critic Barry Norman Film director Sir Alan Parker Paul Franklin, The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception visual effects supervisor Veteran comedy writer Barry Cryer Writer and actor Mark Gatiss Musician and producer William Orbit John Howard Davies, Fawlty Towers and Monty Python’s Flying Circus producer Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now and The Man Who Fell to Earth director Bestselling author Ian Rankin John Lloyd, QI, Blackadder and Not the Nine o’clock News producer Notting Hill and Fargo producer Eric Fellner Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz Silk and Shameless actress Maxine Peake Glastonbury organisor Michael Eavis James Bond and Sherlock composer David Arnold Leading journalist Jon Ronson Alien and Blade Runner editor Terry Rawlings Legendary designer Peter Saville Sir Quentin Thomas, former British Board of Film Classification President William Nicholson, Gladiator and Les Miserables screenwriter
"I had a fantastic time at The Space; it's the most enjoyable bit of public speaking that I have ever done! You really have something special going on there in Brighton. The audience were cool and well informed. It was a really interesting and creative evening!" VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR PAUL FRANKLIN (The Dark Knight trilogy, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Inception)
Since October 2009, The Space has staged special film events at Brighton’s Duke of York’s cinema with screenings and special guests. These include: Raiders of the Lost Ark – with art director Norman Reynolds and associate producer Robert Watts Alien – with editor Terry Rawlings and costume designer John Mollo The Shining – with executive producer Jan Harlan and art director Leslie Tomkins A Movie Music Master Class – with composers David Arnold and Anne Dudley Peter Sellers: A Strange Life – with actor Burt Kwouk, daughter Sarah Sellers and comedy writer Barry Cryer The Dark Crystal – with producer Gary Kurtz and art director Terry Ackland-Snow
© The Space. All rights reserved.
Meet the team…
WAYNE IMMS Creative Director & Founder For twenty-five years, Wayne has reflected his passion for entertainment and popular culture, especially film and music, through radio, from presenting to producing. He has produced BBC Radio 2 documentaries, such as The Lionel Richie Story and Star Trek: Where No One Has Gone Before. Other documentaries have covered Star Wars, Badly Drawn Boy, Oscar winning composer and arranger Anne Dudley, The Pretenders and the Mamas and the Papas. His interviewees include Leonard Nimoy, Tracey Emin, Stephen Fry, Pete Townshend, Elbow, Sigourney Weaver and the Scissor Sisters.
“I cannot recommend an appearance at The Space highly enough. Nothing was too much trouble, from the delightful dinner beforehand, to my fellow guest and the wonderfully informal and fun interview that followed. A lovely evening and I'd be back like a shot." WRITER & ACTOR MARK GATISS (Sherlock, The League of Gentlemen, Doctor Who)
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ROSIE CLARK Event Assistant Arts marketer Rosie Clarke can usually be found at the Space events welcoming visitors and selling raffle tickets. Professionally, Rosie coordinates the UK-wide Museums at Night festival for Brighton-based non-profit Culture24. A world traveller with a background in theatre and publishing, she is currently working towards a marketing qualification, reviews music, dance, theatre and comedy for local papers, and helps to run She Says networking events.
The Space is a unique regular entertainment, arts and media event. Usually every quarter, we present a line-up of high calibre special guests, discussing their work and achievements. Held in intimate environments at various Brighton arts venues, each event has two interviewees with a chance for the audience to ask their own questions.
Since 2006, we have featured guests from the worlds of film, television, music, comedy and literature, including: Noddy Holder, formerly of the band Slade Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman BBC Four Controller Richard Klein Skin of the band Skunk Anansie Norman Reynolds, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Superman production designer Acclaimed actor David Morrissey Comedian Frank Skinner Leading film critic Barry Norman Film director Sir Alan Parker Paul Franklin, The Dark Knight trilogy and Inception visual effects supervisor Veteran comedy writer Barry Cryer Writer and actor Mark Gatiss Musician and producer William Orbit John Howard Davies, Fawlty Towers and Monty Python’s Flying Circus producer Nicolas Roeg, Don’t Look Now and The Man Who Fell to Earth director Bestselling author Ian Rankin John Lloyd, QI, Blackadder and Not the Nine o’clock News producer Notting Hill and Fargo producer Eric Fellner Star Wars producer Gary Kurtz Silk and Shameless actress Maxine Peake Glastonbury organisor Michael Eavis James Bond and Sherlock composer David Arnold Leading journalist Jon Ronson Alien and Blade Runner editor Terry Rawlings Legendary designer Peter Saville Sir Quentin Thomas, former British Board of Film Classification President William Nicholson, Gladiator and Les Miserables screenwriter
"I had a fantastic time at The Space; it's the most enjoyable bit of public speaking that I have ever done! You really have something special going on there in Brighton. The audience were cool and well informed. It was a really interesting and creative evening!" VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR PAUL FRANKLIN (The Dark Knight trilogy, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Inception)
Since October 2009, The Space has staged special film events at Brighton’s Duke of York’s cinema with screenings and special guests. These include: Raiders of the Lost Ark – with art director Norman Reynolds and associate producer Robert Watts Alien – with editor Terry Rawlings and costume designer John Mollo The Shining – with executive producer Jan Harlan and art director Leslie Tomkins A Movie Music Master Class – with composers David Arnold and Anne Dudley Peter Sellers: A Strange Life – with actor Burt Kwouk, daughter Sarah Sellers and comedy writer Barry Cryer The Dark Crystal – with producer Gary Kurtz and art director Terry Ackland-Snow
© The Space. All rights reserved.