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Former Framlingham College student Ollie Trevers composed score for Funny Cow starring Maxine Peake

PUBLISHED: 13:02 23 October 2017 | UPDATED: 13:03 23 October 2017

Ollie Trevers with Hebe Beardsall and Tom Gibbons at the premiere of Funny Cow. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Ollie Trevers with Hebe Beardsall and Tom Gibbons at the premiere of Funny Cow. Picture: CONTRIBUTED


A former Suffolk student rubbed shoulders with Hollywood stars at the premiere of a critically acclaimed film in which he performs and wrote music.

Mr Trevers at the London premiere. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDMr Trevers at the London premiere. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Ollie Trevers, a film score composer who attended Framlingham College, stepped out onto the red carpet at the BFI London Film Festival for the world’s first showing of Funny Cow.

The comedy drama stars Maxine Peake as a comedienne making a name for herself in the ‘70s and ‘80s stand-up scene of working men’s clubs.

Other stars include Paddy Considine, Tony Pitts, Stephen Graham and Alun Armstrong.

Mr Trevers’ compositions feature on the score alongside pieces from Richard Hawley and Corinne Bailey Rae.

Mr Trevers with Corinne Bailey Rae at the event. Picture: CONTRIBUTEDMr Trevers with Corinne Bailey Rae at the event. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

He said on Facebook it was an “unbelievable opportunity”.

Critics described the music as “beautiful” while the film has been praised as “astonishing, captivating and bold”.

It was made by POW Films, which sponsors Framlingham College’s first teams.

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