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

 

CRIB NOTES

 

Possession by AS Byatt

 

Won Booker prize 1990

 

Filming: Tues Aug 29th to Sept 2nd .

 

DIRECTOR Neil LaBute

140-strong crew

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

Preparations?

 

 

CAST

 

Lincoln

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)

 

Elsewhere

Victorian Poet Christabel LaMotte: Jennifer Ehle (British, Pride and Prejudice)

 

Victorian Poet Randolph Henry Ash: Jeremy Northam (British)