And Then Come the Nightjars (2023)

A heart-warming story of friendship and survival set against the backdrop of the 2001 Foot and Mouth outbreak.

Adapted for the screen from Bea Roberts’ multi-award-winning stage play, And Then Come the Nightjars tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a Devon farmer and the vet who is assigned to cull his precious herd.

Nigel Hastings and David Fielder reprise their hugely successful on-stage roles as Jeff and Michael, with the play’s director Paul Robinson making his feature film directorial debut.

Winner of the Independent Films Audience Award at Chichester International Film Festival 2023.

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Director: Paul Robinson

Screenwriter: Bea Roberts

Cast: David Fielder, Nigel Hastings

Thank you to Theatre503 who produced the award-winning stage play in 2015, for their support during our production.

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