Sequel to cult classic Quadrophenia announced at Bedford College

Monday 7 October 2013

Big news for the movie business was announced at the Bedford College screening of Quadrophenia.

The cult classic was run as part of the Bedford Film Festival, supported by Bedford College staff and students.

Prior to the screening on Saturday September 28th in the South Bank Arts Centre, Quadrophenia writer Martin Stellman announced that he planned a sequel – answering the big question posed at the end of the original: Did main character Jimmy survive when the scooter went off the cliff in to the sea?

The Quadrophenia screening gave students a chance to be part of real “premiere” and all the challenges of time and technology.

As part of the Bedford Film Festival, Wayland’s Song was screened at The Higgins Bedford. This was filmed largely in Bedford in 2012 with the support of Bedford College Principal Ian Pryce CBE and his team. Using the college as backlot and students and staff, the experience gave many an insight into the real world of film-making.

Director of Wayland’s Song Richard Jobson interviewed Martin Stellman on stage at the Quadrophenia event and said he hopes to be involved with the sequel.

Watch this space!