This evening the film destined to win the imaginary Oscar for Strangest Name for a Film had its World Premiere in London Town. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is based on Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’ best-selling novel, and is directed by Four Weddings and a Funeral and Harry Potter director Mike Newell.
Attending the world premiere were Lily James (Juliet Ashton), Jessica Brown Findlay (Elizabeth Mckenna), Michiel Huisman (Dawsey Adams), Glen Powell (Mark Reynolds), Tom Courtenay (Eben Ramsey), Mike Newell (Director), Annie Barrows (Co-author and niece of author Mary Ann Shaffer), Graham Broadbent (Producer), Paula Mazur (Producer), Mitchell Kaplan (Producer), Kimi Armstrong Stein (Producer), Peter Czernin (Producer), Thomas Bezucha (Writer).
Zehra Phelan and Colin Hart were on the carpet to talk with the cast and crew, here’s how they got on.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is in UK cinemas on the 20th of April.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Premiere Interviews
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Synopsis
Lily James plays free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.