Film of Milton Keynes Theare, Theatre District and Art Gallery
Film of general views of the internal and external finishing work at Milton Keynes Theatre including of the office space. The film ends with the Dreamspace exhibition in the Theatre District and the installation of the Gilbert and George exhibition at Milton Keynes Gallery.
The film opens with three women looking at posters on display boards in the theatre foyer before cutting to show a man plastering and other men painting. Two men are shown talking, one is wearing a LANG Limited high vis. vest.
00:02:52 the scene changes to outside the theatre showing two workers on a high-level lift, then cuts back inside to show more plastering in the foyer. Workmen can be seeing carrying out various finishing tasks and several meetings between different men are shown
00:06:45 the camera shows some new tills, then cuts back to the foyer. Men are seen talking.
00:07:49 the film cuts to inside the auditorium. Two men are shown talking and looking at different areas. Views of the rigging for the set and lighting and of the seating areas are shown.
00:12:36 the same three women are seen, now back stage, where one is giving a tour. The film briefly cuts to men working in an unknown location within the theatre before cutting back to the women, now on the stairs down to the foyer.
00:15:07 the camera shows inside an open plan office. Several people are working. The film briefly cuts to outside the theatre, showing a high-level shot of the paving being finished and the site offices, then back to people working in the open-plan office.
00:19:29 this scene changes to two men working in one of the theatre bars. Crates of bottles are stacked outside.
00:20:48 the camera cuts to outside the theatre. It shows two people looking at a large inflatable. A banner on a fence has “Citizen PROMOTING the arts” on it and the camera focuses on a poster for “DREAMSPACE OCTOBER 1-17 1999”. One of the players is filmed being made-up. The camera then shows shots of the area including the Hogshead
00:24:08 the scene changes to inside the MK Gallery a room is being painted while other workers take a break, some posters for “Gilbert and George, The Rudimentary Pictures” can be seen. Gilbert and George are shown looking at their artwork and being photographed with it. Pieces are shown being installed. The final shots are of presumably the reception desk/shop area.