NEW: Poetry Short Film "Leisure" (2018)

Released 13 April 2018 during the USA’s Poetry Month. Date to be confirmed

  • For The Visible Poetry Project, USA
This short is one of 30 films selected for the Visible Poetry Project. They stream a poetry film each day during April – for more info, visit https://www.visiblepoetryproject.com/videos and see under 13 April.

Live screenings are planned across the USA and other locations around the world.


Shoot date: 30 January 2018
Completed: 13 March 2018
Location: London, UK
Release date: 13 April 2018

Poetry: W H Davies
The Observer: Al Barclay
Cinematographer: Derk Russell
Editor: Gary Tobyn
Sound Design & Mix: John Wood
Executive Producer: Alex Max
Producer: Vincent Furnier
Director: A D Cooper

A glittering dawn over the City of London

The poet W H Davies

The Observer at work

Sunlight on St Pancras

Finding quirky corners of London

Al Barclay on a cold crisp morning in London

Standing and staring with Sir John Betjeman at St Pancras

Wrapping the film with the sunset

Cast & Crew shot

Gary Tobyn finishing the edit