Nutkhut.  A commission by production company  Nutkhut  to document  Dr Blighty,  their immersive theatrical production which was the centrepiece of the 2016 Brighton Festival.
       
     
 The production brought to life the story of the 2,000 wounded Indian soldiers sent to recuperate at Brighton's Royal Pavilion during World War One.
       
     
52e6d0932da743aa-_BAM9125DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
  For five days the public experienced a dreamlike environment of immersive installations, ambient soundscapes and theatrical interludes, inspired by letters the soldiers sent back home
       
     
 People got involved by writing messages to the soldiers and tying them to a pavilion made of bed frames.
       
     
 Local schools and community groups performed over the weekend.
       
     
_BAM7193DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
 I photographed individual and group portraits of the cast in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion.
       
     
_BAM9442DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
Diyas comp.jpg
       
     
 At night the Pavilion gardens were transformed by thousands of diyas, hand-made clay lamps, to symbolise the numbers of Indian soldiers who received medical treatment.
       
     
_BAM8863DrBlighty_1.jpg
       
     
 At night the Pavilion was transformed by enthralling 3D video projections drawing thousands of onlookers.
       
     
DSC_7093DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
_BAM8703DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
 Long after the crowds had gone, we had our own private showing to shoot a series of publicity photographs.
       
     
_BAM9383DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
  Nutkhut.  A commission by production company  Nutkhut  to document  Dr Blighty,  their immersive theatrical production which was the centrepiece of the 2016 Brighton Festival.
       
     

Nutkhut. A commission by production company Nutkhut to document Dr Blighty, their immersive theatrical production which was the centrepiece of the 2016 Brighton Festival.

 The production brought to life the story of the 2,000 wounded Indian soldiers sent to recuperate at Brighton's Royal Pavilion during World War One.
       
     

The production brought to life the story of the 2,000 wounded Indian soldiers sent to recuperate at Brighton's Royal Pavilion during World War One.

52e6d0932da743aa-_BAM9125DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
  For five days the public experienced a dreamlike environment of immersive installations, ambient soundscapes and theatrical interludes, inspired by letters the soldiers sent back home
       
     

 For five days the public experienced a dreamlike environment of immersive installations, ambient soundscapes and theatrical interludes, inspired by letters the soldiers sent back home

 People got involved by writing messages to the soldiers and tying them to a pavilion made of bed frames.
       
     

People got involved by writing messages to the soldiers and tying them to a pavilion made of bed frames.

 Local schools and community groups performed over the weekend.
       
     

Local schools and community groups performed over the weekend.

_BAM7193DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
 I photographed individual and group portraits of the cast in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion.
       
     

I photographed individual and group portraits of the cast in the grounds of the Royal Pavilion.

_BAM9442DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
Diyas comp.jpg
       
     
 At night the Pavilion gardens were transformed by thousands of diyas, hand-made clay lamps, to symbolise the numbers of Indian soldiers who received medical treatment.
       
     

At night the Pavilion gardens were transformed by thousands of diyas, hand-made clay lamps, to symbolise the numbers of Indian soldiers who received medical treatment.

_BAM8863DrBlighty_1.jpg
       
     
 At night the Pavilion was transformed by enthralling 3D video projections drawing thousands of onlookers.
       
     

At night the Pavilion was transformed by enthralling 3D video projections drawing thousands of onlookers.

DSC_7093DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
_BAM8703DrBlighty.jpg
       
     
 Long after the crowds had gone, we had our own private showing to shoot a series of publicity photographs.
       
     

Long after the crowds had gone, we had our own private showing to shoot a series of publicity photographs.

_BAM9383DrBlighty.jpg