Read on: Deadline
The BFI London Film Festival (Oct 10 -21) has set its first premiere outside the UK capital with a Manchester screening of Mike Leigh’s Peterloo on October 17.
The screening, attended by writer-director Leigh and cast, will take place at the city’s HOME venue and will be followed by a London screening two days later.
The Amazon-backed pic tells the story of the Peterloo massacre, which took place 199 years ago today. The notorious episode saw British government forces…