Log in

Paul Greengrass (born 1955) 

(film director, screenwriter and former journalist) 

Green grass specialises in dramatisations of real-life events and is known for his signature use of hand-held cameras. His early film Bloody Sunday won the Golden Bear at 52 Berlin International Film Festival.  Other films he has directed include two in the Bourne action/thriller series, The Bourne Supremecy (2004) and The Bourne Ultimatum  (2007), United 93 (2006), for which he won the BAFTA Award for Best Direction, and received an Academy Award for Dest Director nomination, Green Zone (2010) and Captain Phillips  (2013).

Greengrass is ranked the fifth most commercially successful British director since 2001 after David YatesChristopher NolanMike Newell and Ridley Scott.  He is currently the president of Directors UK.

Graham Vivian Sutherland  (1903 – 1980) 


Sutherland is notable for glass, fabrics, prints and portraits. His work is much inspired by landscape and religion, and he designed the tapestry for the re-built Coventry Cathedral. He was an official war artist in the Second World War.

Sidney Richard Percy (1822 – 1886) 

Landscape painter 

Percy spent his final years at Mulgrave Road in Sutton, Surrey, where his knee was injured when he was thrown from a horse in a riding accident. When his leg had to be amputated as a consequence, he died prematurely on 13 April 1886 at his home of a heart attack due complications from the operation. He was buried at Beckenham Cemetery in Kent

Sidney Richard Percy portrait.jpg
"Sidney Richard Percy portrait" by Sidney Richard Percy (1821-1886) - scan of original photograph. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons.

Sidney Richard Percy Skye 1874.jpg
"Sidney Richard Percy Skye 1874" by Sidney Richard Percy - Marcus Halliwell: Highland Landscapes – Paintings of Scotland in the 19. Century. Garamond Publishers Ltd, London, 1990, ISBN 1-85583-001-9, S. 12.. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software