Bruce Robinson, writer and director

Bruce Robinson, writer and director by Alastair Adams

Bruce Robinson, writer and director
by Alastair Adams
© Alastair Adams

Alastair Adams studied at Hugh Baird College, Bootle and Leicester Polytechnic. His work is held in numerous collections and has been seen in the exhibitions of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters from 1996 to 2018 and the Manchester Academy Annual Open Exhibition from 2000 to 2004. He was commissioned to paint Tony Blair by the Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery was previously selected for the BP Portrait Award in 1995.

The portrait is of the writer and director, Bruce Robinson. Adams met Robinson at an event to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of his film Withnail and I, and asked if he would sit for a portrait. The sittings to make initial studies and reference photographs took place over two days at Robinson’s home.

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