Saturday, 13 February 2010

Curiouser and Curiouser

In anticipation of the Tim Burton Alice extravaganza, I've been gathering all my favourite Wonderland images together for a post, so when I got a press release from The British Library last night, I knew the time had come to blog about it. Home to the original Alice in Wonderland manuscript, the British Library is teaming up with Disney to bring us 'Curiouser and Curiouser: The Genius of Alice In Wonderland' celebrating Alice in words, conversation and film. Michael Sheen(White Rabbit) Matt Lucas (Tweedledum and Tweedledee) and Christopher Lee (TheJabberwock) who all star in the forthcoming Tim Burton version will be participating in the event on Wednesday 24th February, 18.30 at the British Library. Writer Will Self will be discussing the Alice stories, as well as legendary producer Richard Zanuck and co-producer Joe Roth of Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland, and there'll also be a screening of the earliest film version from 1903,recently restored by the BFI and shown with a live piano accompaniment.Tickets here, get them now as I think this will sell out FAST.

Probably my favourite version of Alice- equally creepy and enchanting; you'll never forget the taxidermied white rabbit coming to life and feeding himself sawdust;as trippy as Lewis would have wanted.

Kate Beckinsale in Alice through the looking glass, a 1998 itv film.

Gwen Stefani

Reese Witherspoon

For a great list of all fairytale inspired shoots, check out this site.

Beyonce as Alice for Disney

Shoot for Vogue Italia

The most amazing underwater photoshoot.

The infamous Vogue photoshoot by Annie Leibowitz, styled by the legendary Grace Coddington. So many celebs in all the shots; all stunning.

more shoots here:

Everything Alice:

Alice things to buy:

Alice fashion;
Alice Temperly 'Alice range'

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