How Coldplay saved Stone Roses film


Spike Island is a new coming of age comedy drama set against the backdrop of The Stone Roses' legendary 1990 Spike Island gig.

Director Mat Whitecross explains how Coldplay helped the film get made and screenwriter Chris Coghill explains the difficulties of recreating the concert.

Spike Island had its premiere at The Cornerhouse in Manchester on Tuesday and opens on Friday.

Colin Paterson reports.

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