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18th July 2019
The Making of The Virtues Q&A plus lockdown round-up!

Over on the BAFTA Guru YouTube channel this week, Miranda Sawyer hosted a live online discussion about the making of The Virtues with contributions from Shane, producers Nickie Sault & Mark Herbert, co-writer Jack Thorne and actors Helen Behan and Stephen Graham.
The full video is now available on YouTube.

The Corona Virus lockdown has seen a number of other video clips and podcasts that you may wish to catch up on. Give these a try...
* Andrew Shim's Corona Diaries.  
Andrew talks to Shane Part 1 and Part 2 
Thomas Turgoose
Michael Socha
Stephen Graham
* This Is England video Q&A for the Nottingham Television Workshop with Shane, Vicky McClure and Chanel Cresswell
* Overrated Everything Podcast with Shane (hosted by Thomas Turgoose and Andrew Ellis)
* Jo Hartley interview on The Balance Podcast


14th June 2019
The Virtues soundtrack now available. 

Available as a digital download, the 14 track album features six original tracks by PJ Harvey as well as music from other artists including, Toydrum, Ted Barnes, and Aphex Twin.
See the full track list via one of the links below. 
Apple Music

To coincide with the release of the soundtrack, PJ Harvey had released a music video for her track The Crowded Cell which featured over the end credits of every episode of The Virtues.  The video (which stars young actor Lee Pepper) will be very familiar to you if you've seen the series!  
Give it a watch over on YouTube.


6th May 2019
New Interviews in The Big Issue and The Observer  

The current issue of the The Big Issue (6th to the 12th of May) features a new in-depth interview with Stephen Graham and Shane in which they talk about The Virtues and their enduring friendship.
You can read a short taster of the interview over on The Big Issue website, and then you can go out and find a local vendor to buy the full issue!
UPDATE: The full interview is now available on The Big Issue website.

In The Observer over the weekend, a new frank and honest interview with Shane was published in which he talks to Miranda Sawyer about a horrific event in his past which inspired the story of The Virtues.
You can read the full interview on The Guardian website.


30th March 2019
The Virtues wins two awards at the Series Mania TV Festival

Only six days after the world premiere of the first two episodes of Shane's new four part drama at the Series Mania TV Festival in France, The Virtues wins the Grand Prix Award for Best Series, while Stephen Graham wins the award for best actor.
Variety Report

The Virtues will begin screening on Channel4 in May.
A precise start date is still to be announced.



23rd November 2017
Shane Directs New Liam Gallagher Music Video

Taking a break from post-production work on his forthcoming TV series The Virtues, Shane has taken the opportunity to team up with Liam Gallagher on a music video shoot in Glasgow today.

Last month the call went out for fans to be extras in the music video shoot, but only today was it confirmed that Shane was the director.

The video is for the forthcoming single, "Come Back To Me" taken from Liam's debut solo Album "As You Were" which was released last month. 

Liam confirmed the day's shoot was a success later on Twitter; 
"Massive thank you to shane meadows his crew and the beautiful people of Glasgow for making that the most pain free video of all time LG x".

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