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Telstar: The Joe Meek Story (2008) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Nick Moran

Writing Credits  

Nick Moran ... (written by) and
James Hicks ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

... Joe Meek
... Major Wilfred Banks
... Mrs. Violet Shenton
... Heinz Burt
... Clem Cattini
... Geoff Goddard
... Chas Hodges
Sid Mitchell ... Patrick Pink
... Ritchie Blackmore
... Billy Kuy
... John Leyton
... Alan Caddy
Jon Lee ... Billy Fury
Nigel Harman ... Jess Conrad
... Gene Vincent (as Carl Barat)
... Screaming Lord Sutch
... Larry Parnes
Clem Cattini ... Chauffeur
Chas Hodges ... Mr. Brolin
... Sir Edward
Patrick Pink ... Stagehand (as Robbie Duke)
Michael Sarne ... Backstage Manager (as Mike Sarne)
David Hayler ... John Peel
Craig Vye ... Mitch Mitchell
... Biddy Meek
... Gentleman
... Ken Howard
Marcus Brigstocke ... Alan Blaikley
Stephanie Dickens ... Brenda
... Detective
Liam Smith ... Desk Sergeant
Jake Arnott ... Board of Trade Man 1
Jon Ivay ... Board of Trade Man 2
Tony Milner ... Board of Trade Officer
... Essex Medium
Gareth Corke ... Accountant
Alicia Davies ... Lady Victim
... Doctor
... Youth
Matthew Kiziltan ... Lionel (as Mathew Krug)
... Her Royal Highness
Louis Hennessey Hicks ... Joe aged 13
Che Deedigan ... Joe aged 9
... Solicitor
... Undercover Policeman
... Teddy Boy (as Henry Lloyd Hughes)
... Charles Blackwell
Vicky Lewis ... Della
Richard Miles ... Richard Miles
Steve Daly ... Photographer
Holly Bailey ... Backing Singer
Alan Scally ... George Bellamy
Dominic Arnall ... Roger Lavern
Sonia Doubell ... Secretary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Teddyboy's Girl (uncredited)
Michael Chalkley ... Bailiff (uncredited)
Nichola Lindsay Doe ... Offensive Girl (uncredited)
Lee Donaghy ... Photographer (uncredited)
Sarah Hannah ... EMI Secretary (uncredited)
Libby Hayter ... School Girl (uncredited)
... Clerk of the court (uncredited)
Barry Newton ... Novello Awards' Guest (uncredited)
Robert Roman Ratajczak ... Music Fan (uncredited)
Gary Schiffman ... Waiter (uncredited)
Joe Shefer ... Ambulance paramedic (uncredited)
Nina Spriggs ... Woman (uncredited)
Nick Thomas-Webster ... Lord Justice Wignall (uncredited)
Lee Whiteman ... Lab Technician (uncredited)
Chris Wilson ... Tornados Stagehand (uncredited)
... EMI Receptionist (uncredited)

Art Department 

John Campling ... property hand
Johnny Campling ... property master
Misca Castillo ... art department trainee
Tom Coates ... art department assistant
Oskar De Rozario ... art department assistant
Anthony Paul Driver ... construction supervisor (as Tony Sonny Driver)
Danny Driver ... standby painter
Darren Elliott ... standby carpenter
Caroline Harper ... stand-by art director
Sharon Kaye ... art department runner
Dave Paley ... construction manager
Jamie Plummer ... art department trainee
Oli van der Vijver ... props
Lee Whiteman ... property hand
Louise Woodham ... assistant art director

Art Direction by 

Joe Howard

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Victoria Banks ... second assistant director
Daniel Goldstein ... third assistant director

Camera and Electrical Department 

Steven Daly ... rigger
Paulo Fernandes ... electrician
Glyn Fielding ... additional grip
Tash Gamper ... clapper loader
Sam Goldie ... focus puller: "b" camera
James Holliday ... electrician
Stuart Hurst ... gaffer
Bill Kaye ... still photographer
Alex Meacock ... trainee grip
Richard Miles ... rigging gaffer
Tim Millikin ... assistant grip
Sophie Monneret ... camera trainee
Mark Morley ... dolly grip: pick ups
Duncan Riedl ... best boy
Ricky Stelling ... H.O.D Rigger
Jon Webb ... first assistant camera (as Jonathan Webb) / lighting technician (as John Webb)
Terry Williams ... key grip
Lee Wooster ... electrician: dailies

Casting By 

Kate Plantin

Cinematography by 

Peter Wignall ... director of photography

Music by 

Ilan Eshkeri

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Jeff Banks ... suits by
Ellen Crawshaw ... costume assistant
Vidya Krishnamurthy ... assistant costume designer
Heather Leat ... costume supervisor

Costume Design by 

Stephanie Collie

Film Editing by 

Alex Marsh

Editorial Department 

Ian Cunningham ... assistant editor
Tone Davies ... laboratory contact
Michael Deming ... digital film bureau
Rob Gordon ... digital on-line editor
Emily Greenwood ... digital on-line editor
Dan Helme ... digital titles layout artist
Timothy P. Jones ... digital film bureau
Patrick Malone ... digital intermediate: director of production
Erin McGookin ... digital intermediate producer
John Palmer ... digital film bureau manager
Rob Pizzey ... digital colorist (as Rob Pizzy)
John Taylor ... laboratory contact
Laurent Treherne ... digital film technical director
Dean Watkins ... representing: Ascent Media Group

Location Management 

Callum Johnston ... location runner (as Callum Johnson)
Jonathan Wicks ... location manager

Makeup Department 

Jo Grover ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Lisa Hollis ... hair trainee / makeup trainee
Lizzie Lawson ... hair designer (as Lizzi Lawson Zeiss) / makeup designer (as Lizzi Lawson Zeiss)
Maureen Moran ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Ellie Ottway ... hair trainee / makeup trainee
Kath Rayner ... hair supervisor / makeup supervisor
Rachael Speke ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Other crew 

Monika Agorelius ... electronic press kit: Closeup Productions
Holly Bailey ... runner
Freya Beales ... researcher
Len Bond ... head of security
Clive Bubbly ... archive photographs
Sarah Connolly ... runner
Melanie Crofton-Sleigh ... marketing director
Alan W.P. Davies ... runner (as Alan Davies)
Gopal Dutta ... runner
Jo Gross ... production coordinator
Steve Jacob ... production accountant
Hamish Jenkinson ... assistant: Mr. Spacey (as Hamish Jenkins)
David Johnstone ... insurance services: Media Insurance Brokers
Julia Jones ... publicist
Tom Kennedy ... runner
Vicky Lewis ... production assistant
Iain Mackenzie ... assistant: Mr Bohling & Mr Reid / post-production coordinator
Cassandra Manita ... production legal services: Harbottle and Lewis LLP
Yasmin Rais ... script supervisor
Oliver Whitehouse ... runner

Music Department 

Christoph Bauschinger ... music programming
Andy Brown ... music contractor / orchestra conductor
Bernard Butler ... music producer: 'Please Stay'
Clem Cattini ... musician: drums
Caroline Dale ... musician: cello
Ian Fuller ... musician: bass
Dave Hartley ... musician: piano
Justin Hawkins ... musician: vocals
Sally Heath ... musician: piano
Julian Kershaw ... orchestrator
Elisa Kustow ... music production coordinator
Richard Lancaster ... music engineer
The London Metropolitan Orchestra ... original score performed by
Alasdair Malloy ... musician: glass harmonica (as Alisdaire Malloy)
David McAlmont ... backing vocals
Stephen McLaughlin ... music producer: original score (as Steve McLaughlin) / original score mixed by (as Steve McLaughlin)
Nick Moran ... musician: guitars
Simon Moran ... musician: guitars
The Moranoraks ... additional music
Ann Marie Shields ... music supervisor (as Anne-Marie Shields)
Scott Shields ... musician: Hamish McShanti vocals (as Scott 'KGB' Shields)
Jonathan Stewart ... music supervisor (as Jon Stewart) / performance consultant: music (as Jon Stewart)
Jeff Toyne ... orchestrator

Produced by 

Adam Bohling ... producer
David Groves ... executive producer
Simon Jordan ... producer
Dean O'Toole ... line producer
David Reid ... producer

Production Design by 

Russell De Rozario

Set Decoration by 

Steve Oakes

Sound Department 

Simon Bysshe ... additional boom operator
Matthew Collinge ... sound supervisor
Mike Dowson ... re-recording mixer
Jamie Gambell ... production sound mixer
Jessie Gambell-Dixon ... sound trainee (as Jesse Gambell)
Paul Govey ... re-recording mixer
Ben Greaves ... boom operator
Ashley Haller ... sound mix technician
Ben Norrington ... dialogue editor
Joseph Paines ... sound assistant
Rob Prynne ... sound effects editor (as Rob Pryne)
Gavin Rose ... dialogue editor
James Seddon ... dolby consultant
Danny Sheehan ... sound supervisor
Dave Sloss ... foley artist / foley recordist
Mark Verner ... foley artist / foley editor

Special Effects by 

Adam Hollow ... special effects
Bob Hollow ... special effects supervisor
Curtis Iggulden ... special effects

Stunts 

Gary Arthurs ... stunts
Steve Caswell ... stunts
Jamie Edgell ... stunt coordinator
Derek Lea ... assistant stunt coordinator
Andy Wareham ... stunts

Thanks 

Rachel Baker ... the producers would like to thank: Fuji Film
John Beecher ... the producers would like to thank
Alan Blaikley ... the writers would like to thank
David Bower ... the producers would like to thank: Gibson UK
Dave Brolan ... the producers would like to thank
Clem Cattini ... the writers would like to thank
Edwyn Collins ... the producers would like to thank
Jess Conrad ... the writers would like to thank
Ed Deedigan ... the writers would like to thank: Kando (as Eddie Deedigan)
Roger Dobson ... the writers would like to thank: the Joe Meek Society
Robbie Duke ... the writers would like to thank
Nick Franks ... the producers would like to thank: Gibson UK
Alex Giannini ... the writers would like to thank
Barry Gibson ... the producers would like to thank: Burns London
Nigel Grainger ... the producers would like to thank: White Noise
Chas Hodges ... the writers would like to thank (as Chas & Joan Hodges)
Joan Hodges ... the writers would like to thank (as Chas & Joan Hodges)
Ken Howard ... the writers would like to thank
Trevor Howsam ... the producers would like to thank
Sarah Jacob ... the producers would like to thank
Paul Jepson ... the writers would like to thank
Ken Ledram ... the producers would like to thank: the Joe Meek Association
Deena Mathews ... the producers would like to thank: ARRI Media
Patrick McEnally ... the producers would like to thank: Panalux
The Meek Family ... the writers would like to thank (as the Meek Family)
Sandra Meek ... the writers would like to thank
Tony Milner ... the writers would like to thank: New Vic Workshop
David Nevols ... the producers would like to thank: the Joe Meek Appreciation Society
Mark Newson ... the writers would like to thank: the Joe Meek Society
Ike Okosa ... the producers would like to thank
Theo Paphitis ... the producers would like to thank
Katie Quayle ... the writers would like to thank: New Vic Workshop
Vic Shah ... the producers would like to thank
Caroline Tipple ... the producers would like to thank: Twickenham Film Studios
Alex Trezies ... the producers would like to thank: Hammerhead Television Facilities
Liam Watson ... the producers would like to thank: Toe Rag Studios
Moran Weaver ... a special thank you
P. Wilton ... the producers would like to thank (as Mr. P. Wilton)

Transportation Department 

John Alvarez ... driver: Mr. Spacey
Ben Dillon ... action vehicle coordinator
Jimmy Edwards ... driver: art department
Sean Hobbs ... driver
Phil Hunt ... transportation captain
Idris Jones ... driver
Richard Peevor ... driver
Steve Tyler ... unit driver
Mark Williams ... driver

Visual Effects by 

Dave Bannister ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
George Barbour ... 3d artist: Rushes Postproduction
Michael Deming ... digital film bureau
Guy Elson ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Sukh Gill ... visual effects coordinator: Rushes Postproduction
Louise Hussey ... visual effects producer: Rushes Postproduction
Alex Jenyon ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Hayden Jones ... 3d artist: Rushes Postproduction
Timothy P. Jones ... visual effects: digital film bureau
Tom Kimberley ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Alex Llewellyn ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Angela Noble ... 3D artist: Ruses Postproduction
John Palmer ... digital film bureau manager: Scanning and Laser record
Mark Pascoe ... animator
Rob Pizzey ... digital colorist (as Rob Pizzy)
Kate Porter ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Scott Pritchard ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Jonathan Privett ... visual effects supervisor: Rushes Postproduction
Cristina Puente ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Adam Rowland ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Lee Tibbetts ... 3D artist: Ruses Postproduction
Alan Williamson ... visual effects assistant: Rushes Postproduction
Ian Murphy ... compositor: Rushes Postproduction (uncredited)
Jez Tucker ... senior systems administrator: Rushes Post Production (uncredited)

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