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David Puttnam

Puttnam Plays Puttnam in Southampton

Puttnam Plays Puttnam in Southampton

19 May, 2016

Puttnam Plays Puttnam in Southampton

WITH ten Oscars, 25 BAFTAs, the prestigious Palme d’Or at Cannes, a CBE, a knighthood, and countless honorary degrees and awards, Lord David Puttnam is one of the most successful and inspirational film-producers of our time.

His remarkable legacy of films includes The Mission,The Killing Fields, Local Hero, Chariots of Fire, Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone and Memphis Belle.

You can hear the music from his films at the Turner Sims on Sunday with the Puttnam Plays Puttnam teatime special at 3pm.

Emotive music by composers as diverse as Vangelis, Ennio Morricone, Mark Knopfler, Giorgio Moroder, Howard Blake, Puccini and Fauré is performed by his son, Sacha Puttnam to a beautiful collage of movie stills, and presented by their producer David Puttnam along with his insights into the relationship of film and music drawn from his more than 40 years making movies.

Tickets, available now from 023 8059 5151 or turnersims.co.uk, include a complimentary cup of tea and slice of cake.

Source: Hampshire Chronicle