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Gary Yershon scores Mike Leigh’s Peterloo

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Gary Yershon has reteamed with director Mike Leigh on his upcoming film, Peterloo.

The film stars Maxine Peake, Rory Kinnear, Pearce Quigley, David Moorst, Rachel Finnegan and Tom Meredith, and is out in UK cinemas on 2nd November, with Amazon distributing from 5th April 2019. It tells the story of the infamous 1819 massacre at a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St. Peter’s Field in Manchester, England, when scores of working class people were injured and killed.

Gary’s last score for Mike Leigh – Mr Turner – was nominated for a 2016 Academy Award.

Dubois Records will release the soundtrack digitally on 2 November.

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