the last press

The Last Press

Roger Wilkins is a well-known character throughout Somerset (and the world). Having frequented cookery shows across major TV channels, he has found small-scale fame for the provenance of his cider and warmth of his well-oiled hospitality. Now the fifth generation to farm in Somerset, Roger's legacy and that of traditional cider making lies with his grandson, Dan. Dan and Roger have learnt to make cider in very different times, but some things remain constant; a passion for their work, for the countryside and for creating a punchy product.

Director Bio

Thomas came to film via a winding career path through the laboratory, on the stage and offshore sailing. Inspired by curiosity across fields and disciplines, his work is reflective of these experiences. More recently, since living in the city, his attention has turned to human interaction with the environment and with food. As a way of reconnecting and reframing a relationship with his farming heritage, he aims to explore creative catharsis through nature. Drawn to big characters, he seeks to display them with the subtlety, respect and authenticity they deserve. Thomas works closely with OmVed Gardens, a food project in North London, finding stories through collaborators and artists in the physical space.


  • Directed by:Thomas Broadhead
  • Produced by:Thomas Broadhead
  • Runtime:8 mins
  • Completion Date:February 5, 2020
  • Country of Origin:United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:United Kingdom
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Programme 16
  • Screening Time / Venue:Sat AUG 15
    10AM - 10PM ONLINE
  • Links: Website

Latest News

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call of the forest screening

Call of the Forest Screening

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 07 December, 2020

Still Voices Presents a Special Screening of Call of the Forest in partnership with Whose Woods These Are Tree Festival.

2020 award winners

Submissions for Still Voices 21 Now Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 October, 2020

Submissions for the Still Voices Short Film Festival 2021 are now open!

2020 award winners

2020 Award Winners Announced!

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 16 August, 2020

Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Award Winners Announced!


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As this year's festival is online, no tickets will be sold. The online short film competition will be free.

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