Edgar Wright’s London After Dark
Director Edgar Wright selects the titles that helped inspire his latest film, and invites you to explore London after dark.
‘Don’t hang around and let your problems surround you, there are movie shows... downtown’
Downtown, Petula Clark
My new film Last Night In Soho was born out of a long-held desire to fashion a story set in an area of Central London that I’ve worked in for the last 25 years, a district that I love and sometimes fear. The 1960s casts a long shadow on Soho and I’ve long been fascinated with the films of the period that peek into the darker corners of central London nightlife. This season represents a broad range of some of the films that inspired me; dramas, horrors, thrillers, even documentaries (of sometimes dubious veracity). So, as the nights get longer, disappear down some dark alleys with me...