Claudia (unit publicist) 07957 361 866 (give number to media enquirers)
she will be offering them something later in the week. What?
Phil Cosker 0788 0700311
Possession by AS Byatt
Won Booker prize 1990
Filming: Tues Aug 29th to Sept 2nd .
DIRECTOR Neil LaBute
What does AS stand for? She was born Antonia Susan Drabble
Locations: 3rd floor LRC, Atrium, lift areas
Part of the novel is set at a fictional Lincoln University six years before the actual university was opened
Why Lincoln? Production team came to look around a few months ago and decided it was the ideal location - although the university in the book is fictional.
Extras? 80 local people
August? Not a busy time for the university
Academic Researcher Maud Bailey: Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare In.., Sliding Doors, Seven, Emma
Academic Researcher: Roland Michell: Aaron Eckhart (Erin Brokovich)
starred in 3 other LaBute films (Nurse Betty, Your Friends and Neighbours, Company of Men)
Victorian Poet Christabel LaMotte: Jennifer Ehle (British, Pride and Prejudice)
Victorian Poet Randolph Henry Ash: Jeremy Northam (British)