JOHNNY MARR (ex-The Smiths)teams up with the award-winning actor Maxine Peake to create a new project which sets Peake’s spoken word performances to Marr’s instrumental soundscapes. The Priest is
based upon the characters that Joe Gallagher met on the streets in the first few days after becoming homeless in Edinburgh. Gallagher wrote a diary of his experiences for the Big Issue under the pseudonym James Campbell when
he first became homeless in May 2015 and continued until he found a new home in March 2016.
This short film was filmed in Manchester and features Molly Windsor in the lead role.