Pegleg Productions October Newsletter is here! Grant Recipient, film maker Nicola Lane creator of Pegleg Productions, has sent us an update on her latest work: Searching for the Grey Lady: A Ghost from WW1 at the RNOH.

As for so many people, Covid-19 and Lockdown had an impact on Nicola’s work.

But in March 2020 Covid-19 brought the search for the Grey Lady to an abrupt end – all contact and filming on the RNOH site had to stop. Nicola Lane – Pegleg Productions

The RNOH was transformed into a London Orthopaedic Trauma Centre treating patients of all ages, regardless of Covid status – yet another chapter in the Hospital’s long history of evolution in response to national crisis and challenge.

Responding to ‘Stay At Home’ and ‘Lockdown’ creativity, Pegleg Productions decided to re-purpose ‘Searching for the Grey Lady’ by creating a podcast that shares the remarkable story of the RNOH through an atmospheric audio narrative utilising the archives discovered during our explorations at the RNOH.

You can learn more by following the link at the bottom of this post and by checking out their website. You will find a link for this at the top left of the Newsletter.

Our congratulations to Nicola for showing her usual indomitable spirit in the face of adversity and not allowing Covid or lockdown to put her off her creative stride. She is a fascinating and powerful artist and we are hoping that you will be seeing more from her in the near future!

Pegleg Productions are making a film about the Grey Lady at Stanmore Hospital
1914: Nurses with wounded Belgian soldiers at The Mary Wardell Hospital, Stanmore / Courtesy RNOH

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