Film and Television
A few of the known examples of films which feature costumes and textiles by Charles and Patricia Lester.
Belle du Seigneur (2012) dir. Glenio Bonder, starring Natalia Vodnianova and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Costume designer – Magdalena Labuz
Morris: A Life with Bells On (2009) dir. Lucy Akhurst starring Derek Jacobi, Harriet Walter, Greg Wise, Naomie Harris, Sophie Thompson. Costume designer – Alexandra Mann
The Ten Commandments (2006) dir. Robert Dornhelm, starring Omar Sharif, Padma L
akshmi and Claire Bloom. Costume designer – Ann Hollowood
These Foolish Things (2005) dir. Julia Taylor-Stanley, starring Anjelica Huston and Lauren Bacall. Costume designer – Frances Tempest
Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001) dir. Brian Henson, starring Vanessa Redgrave and Richard Attenborough. Costume designer – Ann Hollowood
Greenfingers (2000) dir. Joel Hershman, starring Helen Mirren and Clive Owen. Costume designer – Frances Tempest
Great Expectations (1998) dir. Alfonso Cuarón, starring Ethan Hawke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Hank Azaria and Robert De Niro. Costume designer – Judiana Makovsky
The Wings of the Dove (1997) dir. Iain Softley, starring Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Elliot and Charlotte Rampling. This film was nominated for an Oscar for its costumes. Costume designer – Sandy Powell
Hamlet (1996) dir. Kenneth Branagh, starring Julie Christie and Derek Jacobi. Costume designer – Alexandra Byrne
Grumpier Old Men (1995) dir. Howard Deutch, starring Jack Lemmon, Sophia Loren and Walter Matthau. Costume designer – Lisa Jensen
Caravaggio (1986) dir. Derek Jarman, starring Tilda Swinton, Nigel Terry and Sean Bean. Costume designer – Sandy Powell
Taggart – British TV series.
Oprah Winfrey show.
Other major production companies who have approached Charles and Patricia Lester include Hobby Films and Woody Allen’s film company, Sweetheart Productions.