November 1st, 2019.
For only the third time ever, I went to a premiere in a part of London that’s so far from London I can only just kind of see London in the distance. The location : Limehouse, two stops east on the DLR from Monument tube station, past some sleeping cave trolls and the old timber mill, and past a pretty nice craft beer pub… and a few blocks past that the mighty Troxy Cinema. And though the weather’s been cold and it was forecast to rain, it did/was neither of those things, and the only problem, as ever, was not knowing who anyone was once the event began.
But by that time I was two pints in, and my camera’s battery was fully charged: where else was I going to be on a Friday night? Here’s how it went down: