Meet the team…
WAYNE IMMS Creative Director & Founder For around thirty years, Wayne has, mainly for radio, reflected his interest and knowledge for popular culture, especially for film and music. He has produced, mainly for BBC Radio 2, documentaries on Lionel Richie, Star Trek, The Mamas and the Papas, The Pretenders and Badly Drawn Boy. For these and other programmes, Wayne has interviewed names such as Leonard Nimoy, Noel Gallagher, Pete Townshend, Sigourney Weaver, Jeremy Irons, Ray Davies, Stephen Fry, Chrissie Hynde, Gary Numan and Nick Park. As well as The Space, he hosted Soundstage, a similar regular event in London, as well as cinema-based ones, marking anniversaries of films such as Superman: the Movie, Secrets and Lies, Batman and Sexy Beast.
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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 regular unique event with great arts and entertainment-related guests, usually two at each event. Each guest is interviewed separately about their work and achievements. There are also audience Q&As, with a chance for you to ask your own questions. The Space is held at an inimate Brighton venue.
SINCE 2006, OUR GUESTS HAVE INCLUDED: Philip Selway – Musician and singer/songwriter, best known for Radiohead Norman Cook – DJ and musician Norman Cook, known as Fatboy Slim Michael Eavis – Glastonbury Festival founder Terence Stamp – Oscar-winning actor Ana Matronic – Singer and broadcaster, best known for Scissor Sisters Gary Kurtz – Film producer, best known for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back & The Dark Crystal Mike Hodges – Film director, best known for Flash Gordon & Get Carter Tim Rice – Lyricist, known for Aladdin, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar & The Lion King Film director Mike Leigh Jed Mercurio – Writer, best known for Line of Duty & Bodyguard Barry Cryer – Comedy writer and performer Musician and singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy Actor Steven Berkoff Jan Harlan – Film producer, known for The Shining, Full Metal Jacket & Barry Lyndon Terry Rawlings – Film editor, known for Alien, Blade Runner & Chariots of Fire Deborah Nadoolman Landis – Costume designer, known for Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Blues Brothers & An American Werewolf in London Noddy Holder – Singer/songwriter, known for the band Slade Skin of the band Skunk Anansie Clare Grogan – Actress and singer, known for Gregory’s Girl and Altered Images Barry Norman – Film critic, writer and broadcaster Frank Skinner – Comedian and broadcaster Alan Parker – Film director and screenwriter, known for Bugsy Malone, Fame & Midnight Express Mark Gatiss – Actor and writer, known for The League of Gentlemen, Sherlock & Doctor Who Bonnie Greer – Playwright, author and broadcaster William Orbit – Musician and producer Steve Morris of New Order and Joy Division John Howard Davies – TV producer and director, known for Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers & The Good Life Michael Rosen – Writer and former Children’s Poet Laureate Nicolas Roeg – Film director, best known for Don’t Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth & The Witches Author Ian Rankin Jon Ronson – Writer and broadcaster Goldie – DJ, producer, musician and artist Nitin Sawhney – Musician, songwriter and composer Jeff Wayne – Composer, best known for The Musical Version of The War of the Worlds Actress Maxine Peake Comedian Josie Long Nik Kershaw – Musician and singer/songwriter
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