06/30/2020
Programming in the Dark
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinemaJaq and Abi round off the lockdown mini-season with a discussion on how film exhibitors put together programmes of films, without necessarily having access to all of the resources they usually do. They also chat about what they’ve bee
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06/15/2020
Minisode: Sam Riley, Radioactive and Women in STEM on Film
We’re back with a minisode! Producer Jay catches up with Sam Riley (Control, Brighton Beach, Maleficent), the star of the new British feature film Radioactive.The Cinema For All podcast is proud to be supported by the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery.HOSTS: Jaq Chell and Abi StandishGUE
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05/08/2020
Digital Releases During Lockdown
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode, co-hosts Abi and Jaq broadcast from home again as part of our mini-series on cinema life during lockdown. This time, they  discuss how film distributors are are reacting to the health crisis through VOD releases and
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04/09/2020
Online Film Clubs
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. In this episode, co-hosts Abi and Jaq make the best of their home studio set-up to discuss how cinemas and community cinemas are reacting to the health crisis through the creation of online film clubs and watch parties – featuring c
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02/25/2020
Awards Season Rundown with Jaq and Abi
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode, co-hosts Abi and Jaq return to the studio to catch up on awards season and recount their favourite moments from Oscars and BAFTAS past.They also catch up about which films they’ve been watching recently (Birds of Pre
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01/28/2020
Chorley: It's a State of Mind
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode Abi and Producer Jay travel to Chorley Empire Cinema in Chorley, Lancashire. There, they meet volunteer Estelle Bryers who tells them all about the cinema’s turbulent 110-year history, as well as how important cinemas
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12/17/2019
It's a Wonderful Life at Hyde Park Picture House
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode Abi and Jaq travel to Hyde Park Picture House in Leeds to talk to Wendy Cook. Wendy talks to us about the amazing history of this iconic cinema, as well as the significance of films like It’s a Wonderful Life when it
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11/26/2019
Restored Film and Rep Distribution with Park Circus
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode Abi and Producer Jay head to Glasgow to talk to the Jack Bell at film distribution company Park Circus. We find out about what’s involved in putting out older, restored titles and helping them reach a modern audience.
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10/29/2019
Archival Film Restoration with ITV Content Delivery
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode, Jaq, Abi and Producer Jay head to Leeds to talk to the team at ITV Content Delivery, home of the ITV National Archive. We find out about what’s involved in storing this huge amount of archival film and television con
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09/18/2019
Abi and Ellie chat with Barry Purves
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema.In this episode, Abi and Cinema For All team member Ellie Ragdale go to chat with Oscar and BAFTA nominated animation legend, Barry Purves. Barry has worked on significant films such as Mars Attacks!, King Kong, and TV series includi
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08/08/2019
Season 2! Danny Leigh in the Abbeydale Picture House
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. We’re so excited to be back for Season 2, where we’re really going to be delving into the magic behind the cinema, sharing cinema memories and sharing our love of the big screen in all forms! This episode we meet with writer and bro
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04/16/2019
Series Finale! Cinema-Going in 2019
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. This is our final full length episode our first series in which we talk about UK box office trends, cinema ticket prices and what makes cinema-going so special. Jaq and Abi also chat about what they’ve seen at the cinema recently (U
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03/29/2019
Minisode: Being Frank - interview with director Steve Sullivan
Abi catches up with the director of new British documentary Being Frank: The Chris Sievey Story.Being Frank is the story of the life of maverick Manchester comedian Frank Sidebottom and his hidden creator Chris Sievey. Frank, well known for his papier-mâché head, was part of the Manchester music and
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03/25/2019
Minisode: Out of Blue interview with Carol Morley
We have another minisode! Abi and our lovely colleague Rosie interviewed British filmmaker, Carol Morley, director of the new film Out of Blue starring Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects), whilst she was on her tour of UK independent cinemas. Out of Blue is out in the UK on 29 March. Mike Hoolihan is
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03/05/2019
Minisode: Border – interview with director Ali Abbasi
We have another minisode! Producer Jay spoke with director of new film Border, Ali Abbasi.About Border: customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It's almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past he
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02/12/2019
Documentaries!
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. In this eighth, full length episode Jaq and Abi talk about their favourite documentaries – what makes a doc cinematic, the attraction of docs to modern audiences and some of the recent huge box office successes such as RBG, Three Id
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01/22/2019
Women Filmmakers/ Vote 100
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. In this seventh, full length episode Jaq and Abi talk about their love of women directors and their frustration at the lack of awards recognition for their favourites, especially in light of the recent BAFTA nominations. Jaq and Abi
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12/21/2018
Minisode: End of Year Roundup
We have another minisode for you, and this time it’s a Christmas special! Jaq, Abi and Producer Jay discuss their favourite Christmas films, the best (and worst!) films they’ve seen at the cinema this year (I, Tonya, The Rider, The Square) and what’s coming out in 2019 that excites them.The Cinema F
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12/04/2018
Comedy!
The Cinema For All Podcast is a celebration of going to the cinema. In this sixth, full length episode Jaq and Abi delve into this month’s theme: comedy! In this episode, we welcome the dynamic duo Linnea Pettersson and Mikaela Smith who are part of the programming team at Showroom Cinema. We talk a
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11/21/2018
Minisode: Possum - interview with Matthew Holness
We have another minisode! Jaq spoke with writer and director of new British horror Possum, Matthew Holness. Matthew was in Sheffield recently as part of a Q&A tour, and we grabbed him for a quick interview. Matthew is known to small screen viewers as the star and creator of Garth Marenghi’s Dark pla
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