Cult TV manufacturing firm ITC, producers of every little thing from Thunderbirds to The Prisoner and The Saint, would be the topic of a day of screenings and talks on the BFI Southbank.
Lew Grade’s ITC lit up small screens within the Nineteen Sixties with quite a lot of thrilling action-adventure collection that rivalled the American mannequin of manufacturing, usually topping them in exuberance, type and panache.
The exhibits had been usually very a lot of their time, with the peak of vogue used — so it’s a large blast of the previous to see Jason King or The Persuaders, or bizarre visions of the longer term in Area 1999 and The Champions.
Be a part of Jaz Wiseman as he shares his appreciable ITC archive, that includes the artwork and design of this well-known British firm. Anticipate uncommon advertising and marketing artwork and gross sales designs, in addition to some well-known and alternative-version credit score sequences.
There may also be an introduction by Lew Grade’s son, Lord Michael Grade.
The Trendy World of ITC is on the BFI Southbank on Sunday third December — and tickets must be booked from right here.
Be seeing you.
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