Last night, Sightseers writers/stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram and director Ben Wheatley were joined by a host of comedians at a special screening of the new comedy film at BFI Southbank.
Also in attendance were comedian Harry Enfield, Fresh Meat star Sophie Wu with comedian Johnny Sweet, Sightseers producer and Lady Garden comedy troupe members Camille Ucan and Beattie Edmondson (daughter of Jennifer Saunders and Ade Edmondson).
Sightseers, the new comedy from director Ben Wheatley and exec-producer Edgar Wright, is released in UK cinemas from November 30.
Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way – on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina’s led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs her to see – the Crich Tramway Museum, the Ribblehead Viaduct, the Keswick Pencil Museum and the rolling countryside that accompanies these wonders in his life. But it doesn’t take long for the dream to fade. Litterbugs, noisy teenagers and pre-booked caravan sites, not to mention Tina’s meddling mother, soon conspire to shatter Chris’s dreams and send him, and anyone who rubs him up the wrong way, over a very jagged edge…