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The Spirit of Albion (2012)

Esther, Annie and George are 3 people whose lives have reached a crisis point. On the night of 31st October, all three find themselves drawn to a clearing in the woods. Secrets are revealed... See full summary »


Gary Andrews


Gary Andrews (screenplay)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joy Tinniswood Joy Tinniswood ... Ceridwen
Jo Marriott ... Morrighan
Sean Francis George ... The Horned God
Redvers G. Russell Redvers G. Russell ... Robin Goodfellow
Emma Doubleday Emma Doubleday ... Esther
Ella Sowton Ella Sowton ... Annie
James Abbott James Abbott ... George
Damh the Bard Damh the Bard ... Himself
Olly Reeves Olly Reeves ... Priest
Lucy Claire Brennan Lucy Claire Brennan ... Arianrhod
Gary Andrews ... Monk
Lindsey Clarke Lindsey Clarke ... Manager
Hannah Cutting Hannah Cutting ... George's Friend 1
Sarah Anne Hovelle Sarah Anne Hovelle ... Esther's Client
Jo Pickering Jo Pickering ... George's Friend 2


Esther, Annie and George are 3 people whose lives have reached a crisis point. On the night of 31st October, all three find themselves drawn to a clearing in the woods. Secrets are revealed and nothing will ever be the same again as an ancient power emerges from the shadows... Written by Gary Andrews

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The Old Ones have not abandoned you





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Release Date:

1 May 2012 (UK) See more »


Box Office


£15,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Egotrip Productions See more »
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Technical Specs


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Sound Mix:

Stereo (5.1 surround)


Color (DVcam)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 widescreen
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Did You Know?


Joy Tinniswood, who plays Cerridwen, was wearing her own wedding dress when she transforms in the glade into her goddess gown. See more »


Followed by Tales of Albion (2016) See more »

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Loved it
2 May 2012 | by keith_pankhurstSee all my reviews

Like the previous reviewer I have to confess to having followed the production of this movie over the last year and to being a pagan.

So often when you've been waiting a long time for something like this it can never quite live up to your expectations, but in many ways this movie exceeded mine - even though it was a very low-budget film the quality of the acting was excellent, the story was very good, the music of Damh the Bard is fantastic (he's released several independent albums - check them out - and if you ever get the chance to see him live... take it!).

The only thing that I found detracted from the film slightly was that a couple of the actors' singing was really not quite up to scratch - such a shame they couldn't find a couple of hundred quid in the budget for some singing lessons - hence 9/10 rather than 10/10.

The story is about a small group of people who hate their lives and find themselves transported out to a grove in the middle of the night. They learn about the old gods and the ways of paganism and realise that... well I don't want to spoil it by giving too much away - though you can probably guess what they come to realise.

If you're a pagan... watch it. If you're unhappy with your life... watch it. If you love the countryside and feel there's something more to it than just grass and trees... watch the film. If you're an investment banker who thinks he deserves his £1 million bonus and loves spending money on material goods... probably best to give it a miss.

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