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Ben Wheatley Serves Up a Christmas Telly Treat

The director talks to shots about his latest film Happy New Year, Colin Burstead, a bittersweet comedy following a festive family reunion gone wrong.

Twixtmas is that golden time when, rendered billious and immobile by overconsumption, one's officially allowed to spend hours vegging out in front of top telly. High on your list of must-views should be Ben Wheatley's gloriously acerbic ensemble drama Happy New Year, Colin Burstead. Produced by Rook Films, it had a limited theatrical release in November and will be broadcast to the nation on BBC2, 30th December 10.30pm.  

 

 

Ben Wheatley, image by Kerry Brown

Wheatley’s seventh feature film, the…to continue reading please subscribe now

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