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‘AND THEN COME THE NIGHTJARS” Trailer Serves an Ode to the Survival of Friendship in Times of Crisis

Finite Films & TV has debuted the official poster and trailer for Paul Robinson‘s feature film directorial debut, And Then Come The Nightjars, an adaptation of Bea Roberts’ multi-award winning stage play, which Robinson also directed.

Directed by Robinson and written for the screen by Roberts, this heart-warming tale of friendship and survival, leavened with gentle humour, is set against the backdrop of the 2001 Foot and Mouth crisis chronicles the unlikely friendship between a Devon farmer and the vet called in to cull his precious herd.

Nigel Hastings (“The Ipcress File”) and David Fielder (National Theatre Live: Small Island) reprise their acclaimed on-stage roles as Jeff and Michael, and there will be also be two exclusive Q&A screenings with Nigel Hastings, David Fielder and Paul Robinson in attendance at the Chichester Film Festival on the 25th and 26th of August.

Commenting on the release Producer & Founder of Finite Films & TV, Amy Gardner, said, “It’s been a pleasure to adapt Bea Roberts fantastic play and we can’t wait for audiences to see it, now on the big screen!” 

And Then Come The Nightjars will then open in UK cinemas on 1 September 2023.


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