Subtitled ‘A Story of the London Fog’, it explores a landlady’s concerns about her mysterious tenant during the hunt for a Jack the Ripper-style serial killer.
Starring matinee idol Ivor Novello, the film conjures up a city’s paranoia and takes a long look into the darker corners of the human heart.
Described by classicalmusic.com as ‘one of the world’s finest organists’, David Briggs is a virtuosic improviser for the instrument.
PerformersDavid Briggs organ
There is no interval in this performance which ends at approximately 9pm.
For ages 12+.
Contains some scenes of an adult nature.
Royal Festival Hall at 6.15pm: pre-concert talk. David Briggs discusses the art of improvising a film soundtrack with Southbank Centre’s Organ Curator, William McVicker. Free.