Friday November 27, 2020

The out of towners

Having embraced the thrill of the Hollywood scene – jet-setting between London and Los Angeles in between penning cult comedy Twin Town – director, writer and actor Kevin Allen is perhaps the least likely person you’d imagine settling in the rural is

12th December, 2009

At first light the scene is idyllic, the early morning sun glinting on a long, low timber homestead nestling on the side of a drumlin surrounded by apple trees, the scent of wood smoke in the air, and comforting signs of family life - a seesaw, a swing and a playhouse on stilts.

Sent to interview director Kevin Allen, I hadn’t expected to find myself sharing the bucket of a tractor with a load of...

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