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Above All - Inside The Littlewoods Dream Factory

Littlewoods was once the largest family-owned business in the UK, employing over 30,000 women at its peak. Using archive images, interviews and conversations, Liverpool poet Jeff Young, animator Laura Spark and musician Jezebel Halewood-Leagas lead us through the derelict Littlewoods HQ conjuring fond memories to life once more.

  • Laura Spark
  • Jeff Young
  • Jezebel Halewood-Leagas
    Original Score
  • Ruth Doughty
  • Jenny Porter
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Experimental
  • Genres:
    Documentary, History, Local interest, Local history
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 24, 2022
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
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Director Biography - Laura Spark

Laura Spark is a visual artist applying animation across theatre, installation, live performance and film. Laura gained a Masters in Animation from The Royal College of Art in 2017 and has since made commissioned AV work for art organisations including Metal Culture, York Mediale, Abandon Normal Devices Melbourne Film Festival and Flatpack Film Festival.
Originally from Ayrshire, Laura now works collaboratively with theatre companies across the UK, including Hope St LTD, Hera, Liverpool Everyman and Dundee Rep.
Her short films have played international festivals, with personal highlights including Frightfest and London Short Film Festival in the UK, to Women in Horror, USA and Stoptrik, Slovenia.

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