Press release for Not So Silent Movies…

Not So Silent Movies...

 

 

Jarvis Cocker and Oscar-winning composer Dario Marianelli join cellist Philip Sheppard

to launch third season of all-star improvisation to silent comedy classics

 

 

When it comes to creating split-second comic mayhem, cellist-composer Philip Sheppard takes his inspiration from such masters of the silent screen as Harold Lloyd and Buster Keaton. In the old movie houses a lone pianistimprovised along to the on-screen antics; but once a month at King’s Place concert hall it’s what Sheppard calls “Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets chamber music”, as he and a crack line-up of players spontaneously generate a soundtrack for silent comedy classics. His special guests to launch the second season of Not So Silent Movies… on Sunday 30th September are Jarvis Cocker, who made his name with Britpop band Pulp, film composer Dario Marianelli, who in…

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