TV And Film
The new Tony Hawks film Playing the Moldovans at Tennis film is due for release in Spring 2012 , The band are delighted to have their song " You and Me " chosen for the sound track of the film which can be heard at the start of this film trailer. A film premier will follow soon with all four Counterfeit Beatles attending
the counterfeit Beatles spent a day in july 2010 filming with author and comedian Tony Hawks in his latest film called "Playing the Moldovans at Tennis " in which the counterfeit Beatles play the "flying postman " a Beatles tribute band from moldova playing a gig at the 1998 Beatles convention in Liverpool , the scene features the cbs discussing with Tony over pint how to get a visa to moldova after he watches them perform a beatles spoof song written and performed by cbs called "you and me" which may featured throughout the film
co-directed by tony hawks and directed by Mikolaj Jaroszewicz who was the cinematographer on Peter and the Wolf which won an Oscar in 2007 for best short film.
due for release in 2011 with all the producer's profits going to the Hippocrates children's health centre in Chisinau www.tony-hawks.com
it is anticipated that the film will have a UK theatrical release as well as DVD and download sales and Tony will be touring the UK to speak at selected cinemas as part of the programme
In addition there is great interest in the movie in Moldova and having met last week with their foreign and culture ministers Tony has the full backing of the government who are excited about the prospect of a film actually being shot in their country.
thanks tony we had a great time and look forward to seeing the finished film !
find out more www.tony-hawks.com
THE COUNTERFEIT BEATLES MADE A GUEST APPEARANCE ON THE ITV RICHARD BACON BEER AND PIZZA SHOW
THE COUNTERFEIT BEATLES MADE A GUEST APPEARANCE ON THE ITV RICHARD BACON BEER AND PIZZA SHOW ON 08/11./11 AL;ONG WITH AL MURRAY AND JODIE MARSH
Richard Bacon invited showbiz pals and The Counterfeit Beatles into 'his living room' for the itv beer, pizza and chat show, to be broadcast in september 2011
Three guests from the world of comedy and The Ccounterfeit Beatles join Richard to eat, drink and discuss the kind of subjects which men normally only discuss in private.
Each guest brings a big question to the show which the rest of the club answer.. Points are awarded for the best answers
Reuven Gershon of the Counterfeit Beatles visits the Beatles Store in London and gives us his impression of what John Lennon might be doing if he were alive to celebrate his 70th birthday. Click HERE to watch.