St Luke’s was anything but groovy and West Coast the other day when
its entire frontage was converted into an Edwardian building for the
benefit of a period film being shot in the area.
Richard E. Grant and Helena Bonham-Carter were also spotted around Dukes
Road, dressed up in fancy dress for a filmic version of George Orwell’s
advertising classic, Keep the Aspidistra Flying.
Indeed, so authentic was the conversion of the agency’s premises into
the ’London Transport Publicity Offices’ circa 1913 that the St Luke’s
workforce was thrown.
’We have a meeting every Monday morning and everyone turned up looking
most confused,’ David Abraham, the agency’s marketing director,
More ’confused’ than usual, that is, what with not having any desks and