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SPEAKING OUR STORIES 

2021
WAKE THE BEAST PRODUCTIONS

PASSWORD: CNWLstaffstories

SPEAKING OUR STORIES charts the path of NHS staff as they navigating the personal, professional and political ramifications of a once on a generation global pandemic. A moving, humerous and visually arresting recognition of staff contributions from one of the UK's busiest mental health Trusts. 

Written: Adam McGuigan 

Directed: Adam McGuigan & Anton Califano 

Cinematography: Anton Califano (Movement in Media).

Sound: Paris Barnes 

Sound Design and Composer: Luke Thomas 

Design support: Mia Harris 

Production support: Sophie Branscombe

Actors: Jessica Temple, Eleni Edipidi, Cameron McKendrick, Tonderai Munyebvu, Kemi Coker, Helen Monks, Joyce Greenaway, Adarsha Tamani Rai  (with Cassandra Bryson Rosie McGuigan, Keith Buckler, Sibusiso Mamba & Tilily Bryson).

Hold Fast Hold On

Music by Sarah Llewellyn and James Fox

Lyrics by Gaynor Winstanley

Music performed by: The Tonal Ensemble 

WINE AND SEA

2021
WAKE THE BEAST PRODUCTIONS 

PASSWORD: CNWLstaffstories

WINE AND SEA follows one woman's struggles and triumphs as she charts her way through the Covid pandemic as an NHS rapid response worker. 

Written: Adam McGuigan 

Directed: Adam McGuigan & Anton Califano 

Cinematography: Anton Califano (Movement in Media).

Sound: Paris Barnes 

Sound Design and Composer: Luke Thomas 

Design support: Mia Harris 

Production support: Sophie Branscombe

Actors: Eleni Edipidi & Kemi Coker

THE SIMPLE THINGS 

2021
WAKE THE BEAST PRODUCTIONS

PASSWORD: CNWLstaffstories

THE SIMPLE THINGS. During lockdown the Grenfell Public Enquiry paused leaving relatives waiting for answers. Dedicated support workers did what they could to support. Sometime it's the simple things that have the biggest impact. 

Written: Adam McGuigan 

Directed: Adam McGuigan & Anton Califano 

Cinematography: Anton Califano (Movement in Media).

Sound: Paris Barnes 

Sound Design and Composer: Luke Thomas 

Design support: Mia Harris 

Production support: Sophie Branscombe

Actor: Gavin Vincent

INFECTION CONTROL

2021
WAKE THE BEAST PRODUCTIONS

INFECTION CONTROL. During the COVID pandemic one team was at the top of everyone's list... who you gonna call? Infection Control.

Written: Adam McGuigan 

Directed: Adam McGuigan & Anton Califano 

Cinematography: Anton Califano (Movement in Media).

Sound: Paris Barnes 

Sound Design and Composer: Luke Thomas 

Design support: Mia Harris 

Production support: Sophie Branscombe

Actors: Helen Monks, Kemi Coker

THE P FACTOR

2023
WAKE THE BEAST PRODUCTIONS

 

Wake The Beast spoke to men going through Prostate cancer at the Whittington Hospital London. This is what they had to say. Thanks to Tracey Palmer and Lee Townsend from Macmillan. Supported by Macmillan #macmillancancersupport #prostatecancer #menshealth

Written: Adam McGuigan & Sibusiso Mamba

Directed: Adam McGuigan & Anton Califano 

Cinematography: Anton Califano (Movement in Media) & Adam McGuigan

 

Actor: Sibusiso Mamba, Tonderai Munyebvu, Adam McGuigan

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