Tags » Derek Jarman

Jarman - Volume One: 1972-1986 | Six of the best from the iconoclastic British artist collected and restored on Blu-ray

24 years have gone by since his death aged just 52, but the legacy of British filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994) lives on, and his highly personal work has lost none of its relevance or impact. 712 more words



“I wrote this book in the absence of time. If I have overlooked something you hold precious – write it in the margin. I write all over my books, as markers fall out” (Derek Jarman – … 61 more words

Books And Favourite Quotes


This weekend I saw Jubilee at the Lyric Theatre, adapted by Chris Goode from Derek Jarman’s 1978 film.

Jubilee sees Queen Elizabeth I travel to the present day to see a gang of young women living together in a squat. 482 more words

In Search of the Fifth Continent and a Desert

With my explorations of Rye and Winchelsea over (see my previous article Rye Rambles) I headed off into Kent towards Dungeness via Romney Marsh. 3,024 more words

Nature Reserve


It’s 40 years since punk, and the film on which this is based. Johnny Rotten’s now advertising butter and Vivienne Westwood’s a Dame making posh frocks. 281 more words


St Clement's Church on Romney Marsh

The historic church of St Clement’s at Old Romney was constructed in the mid-12th century with just nave and chancel; the aisles were added in the 13th century.   97 more words


Dungeness - wild, windy and slightly weird

Not far from Rye is the weird ‘sixth continent’ that is Dungeness and the late film director Derek Jarman’s famous garden.