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Simon Bird talks directing debut ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’: “I want to celebrate the UK suburbs”

Simon Bird talks directing debut ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’: “I want to celebrate the UK suburbs”

Film premieres at Locarno Film Festival on Wednesday (Aug 14).

English actor Simon Bird shot to fame with his starring role in hit UK TV series The Inbetweeners, which also spawned two hugely successful film adaptations.

Now, he makes his feature directing debut with Days Of The Bagnold Summer, a comedy set in the British suburbs about a teenage metal-head living with his single mother. The project was adapted from Joff Winterhart’s graphic novel.

The film will have its world premiere at Locarno Film Festival on Wednesday (Aug 14) with a screening at the iconic Piazza Grande. Altitude handles sales. Screen

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