Tara has recently completed production on BLITHE SPIRIT- a British feature film starring Judi Dench, Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann and Isla Fisher.
A remake of the Noel Coward play set in 1937 this film was directed by Ed Hall for Fred Films and produced by Hilary Bevan Jones and James Spring.
Tara worked as Hair, Make Up and Prosthetic Designer on Michael Winterbottom’s feature film Greed. Filming took place throughout late 2018 in the UK, Monaco, Greece, Sri Lanka and India.
A satirical take on the world of the super rich focusing on a ruthless, perma- tanned and self absorbed retail clothing billionaire.
Cast: Steve Coogan, Isla Fisher, David Mitchell, Shirley Henderson and Stephen Fry.
Greed will be in cinemas Autumn 2019
Summer of Rockets
Summer of Rockets is a six-part series written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff for BBC Two. Set in the UK during the summer of 1957, it follows Samuel Petrukhin (Toby Stephens) as a Russian born Jewish inventor.
Summer of Rockets is currently available on BBC iplayer
A clip of SUMMER OF ROCKETS
King of Thieves
King of Thieves was shot in London during the summer of 2017.
Tara designed the hair and make up on this caper pic about an unlikely gang of retirees that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015.
King of Thieves was produced by Michelle Wright, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner for Working Title. The film was directed by James Marsh.
Cast: Michael Caine, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Ray Winstone, Michael Gambon, Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Cox and Francesca Annis.
Close to the Enemy
In 2015 Tara designed the hair and make up on Close To The Enemy. Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff for BBC Two, this seven part period drama was set during the aftermath of World War 2.
Cast: Alfred Molina, Charlotte Riley, Lindsay Duncan, Jim Sturgess, Freddie Highmore, Phoebe Fox, Charity Wakefield, Alfie Allen and Angela Bassett.
In 2014 Tara was head of hair and make up on Oliver Parker’s remake of Dad’s Army. Set in the 1940’s in the fictional town of Walmington-On-Sea, this feature film was shot on location in Scarborough.
Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Tom Courtenay, Daniel Mays, Blake Harrington and Catherine Zeta Jones.
A ten part series filmed in London for Lionsgate, USA during 2016, GUILT was transmitted on Freeform and Netflix.
Directed by Gary Fleder, Larry Shaw and Mairzee Almas.
Cast: Billy Zane, Emily Tremaine, Daisy Head and Anthony Head
Ginger and Rosa
Set in London during the 1960’s Ginger and Rosa is a semi autobiographical story written and directed by Sally Potter. Tara designed the hair and make up on this award winning film in 2013.
Cast: Elle Fanning, Annette Benning, Alice Englert, Timothy Spall, Allesandro Nivola and Christina Hendricks
Submarine is a 2013 BAFTA award winning film. A coming of age tale, the film was shot in Wales. Written and directed by Richard Ayoade.
Tara was hair and make up designer on this film which was set ‘sometime during the 80s’.
Cast: Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Paddy Considine, Sally Hawkins, Gemma Chan and Noah Taylor
Last Days on Mars
Last Days on Mars is a 2013 horror movie directed by the Oscar winning director Ruairi Robinson. Set in 2022, this film was shot in the Wadi Rum desert in Jordan.
Tara was head of hair and make up on this feature. Prosthetics were designed by Kristyan Mallet.
Cast: Liev Screiber, Romola Garai, Olivia Williams, Johnny Harris, Tom Cullen and Elias Koteas.
My Summer of Love
In 2003 Tara designed the hair and make up on her very first feature- the BAFTA award winning film MySummer of Love. The film explores the relationship between two young women from very different classes and background.
Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
Cast: Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine and Natalie Press.
Tara was head of department on Danny Boyle’s 2014 comedy drama television series Babylon. Set in London, Babylon follows various characters working for the Metropolitan Police.
Directed by Jon S Baird and Sally El Hosaini
Cast: James Nesbitt, Brit Marling, Nicola Walker, Bertie Carvel and Daniel Kaluuya.
An adaptation of the MC Beaton novel Agatha Raisin and The Quiche of Death, Tara designed the hair and make up on this charming pilot shot on location in the Cotswolds. Later commissioned as a six part series Agatha Raisin and The Quiche of Death was shown on SKY ONE on Boxing Day, 2014.
Produced by Mathew Mulot for Mammoth Screen.
Cast: Ashley Jensen, Hermione Norris, Robert Bathurst and Mathew Horne.
Freefall is a BBC television film written and directed by Dominic Savage. Tara designed the hair and make up on this production in 2009. Set in 2007, Freefall is a dramatic satire of the mortgage crisis that led to the worldwide economic downturn.
Cast: Dominic Cooper, Rosamund Pike, Riz Ahmed, Aiden Gillen, Joseph Mawle, Alfie Allen and Anna Maxwell Martin.