Craig began popping up at
gigs bringing friends. "After a Blues Collective gig
," he recalls, "it occured to me that to follow these guys onto and off a stage
with a camera would be as entertaining as filming them perform. So I
emailed Bill the suggestion for a doc idea. He hated it."
"Anyway, the documentary has begun to be made. The idea has been to carry
the character of the band on the stage, off the stage and into the
The finished item will be about 40 minutes long, featuring 3 songs from the
Blue Elephant gigs, while ex-Eastender Paul Bradley (he played Nigel) narrates. Bradley
is a South-East London musician himself and a blues-man to boot.
Craig says the documentary will be "very filmic, with a good wallop of blues and Billy playing
acoustic in his study at home".
He's not sure on which channel it will appear as more than one is interested, but all being well
it should make the spring schedules.
More news as and when. Watch this space.
4 years later ... Virus remains unbroadcast.
OK, you can stop watching that space now - Ed.