Three films exploring how public houses are used in the changing landscape of East London from the sixties until today.
Pub by Peter Davis is a short documentary made for Swedish TV at the Approach Tavern in Bethnal Green. Filmed when Leslie Heath was still landlord, The Last Pub by Donna Travis portrays the Anchor and Hope in Clapton twenty years before it appears in Therese Henningsen’s film After Time.
Henningsen documents the people and places she encountered at The Lock-In, artist Stanley Schtinter’s 96 hour edit of all the scenes shot inside BBC soap opera Eastenders’ Queen Vic Pub (1985-1995), which was shown on the television screens of ten ‘real’ East End pubs in June 2022.
Total Runtime: 80 minutes
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Sveriges Television (SVT), Peter Davis, 1962, 14 mins
One of three London sketches directed by Peter Davis, Pub was filmed at the Approach Tavern on Approach Road, leading up to Victoria Park in East London. It was made for Swedish television to give an impression of a typical working-class British pub.
The Last Pub
Donna Travis, 2001, 22 mins
Film about the Anchor and Hope pub, its landlord and its customers.
Premiere: After Time
Therese Henningsen, 2023, 34 mins
Throughout June 2022 The Lock-In, Stanley Schtinter's 96 hour edit of all the scenes shot inside BBC soap opera EastEnders' Queen Vic pub (1985-1995), played on the television screens of ten 'real' pubs across London's East End. Filmed only on the occasion of these screenings, After Time documents the people and pubs that survive in East London today.
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