A Christmas poem from The Knowledge

A Christmas poem from The Knowledge

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the landChristmas tree and bauble

The film crews were wrapping their projects-in-hand

And telly folk too, with their reels in the can

Did head home in the snow, each woman and man.

For 2017 had been quite a year,

With features and dramas – they were all filming here.

From all over the world the producers had come,

Bringing gifts of investment in sparkling sum.

They had heard of the wonderful, talented crew

So, tax credits in hand, to the UK they flew.

At the end of their journey they did see a light,

A light that was burning so softly at night.

It guided them o’er mountain, river and glen

And lo! Then they saw – it was Warner Bros. Leavesden!

So here’s to the studios, the old and the new

And the ones not quite finished, that are still being hewn.

To the marvellous work that our readers all do,

Here’s to 2018 – for we salute you.

Photo via Free Su Ann Quah.

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