British Silent Cinema programme

The British Silent Cinema Festival programme has now been published. Among the new features are the Inaugural Rachael Low Lecture (named after the leading historian of British cinema) given by Professor Sir Christopher Frayling; a special presentation by Charlie Chaplin authority Frank Scheide, ‘Chaplin, Costers and London Street Life’; and Andrew Higson on ‘Crime and Deviancy in the Picture House’. The festival runs Thursday-Sunday 26-29 April.