Richard DeDomenici - Portland Bill Redux

Richard DeDomenici

During the festival Richard DeDomenici will recut and redub episodes of the beloved 1980's animated children's television show Portland Bill so that they accurately reflect the concerns and mores of the people of the Isle of Portland in 2014. Look out for him trawling the Island for potential storylines and new voices to help him create this new series. Could you be Portland Bill?

What will feature in these reimagined animations? What are the concerns of Portland in the 21st century? Will Dogger and Cromarty encounter any sticky situations?

Catch Richard’s new versions of ‘Portland Bill’ at various locations before they are uploaded to the internet,: enabling people far and wide to engage with Portland, its unique geography, people, and worldview.

"My anarcho-surrealist interventions and acts of low-grade civil disobedience create the kind of uncertainty that leads to possibility. I make work that's social, playful, critical, and political – although not always simultaneously."

View an episode of Portland Bill here


Richard DeDomenici's b-side Portfolio

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b-side festival 2021

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b-side Festival 2014

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Upcoming Events

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Talkland Bill

9th September - 12:00am
That Other Place

Talkland Bill is the latest project from b-side stalwart Richard Dedomenici, who at the 2014 Festival redubbed episodes of beloved children’s

Event Archive

Richard DeDomenici

The Pedal Powered Cinema Portland Bill Redux screening

13th September - 08:00pm
Outside Cove House Inn

Come and see the first outdoor screening of Richard DeDomenici’s ‘Portland Bill: Redux’ – that beloved 1980’s children’s animation – recut,

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Portland Bill Redux - The Final 5

13th September - 04:00pm
Royal Manor Theatre

A chance to catch up with artist and film maker Richard DeDomenici after a busy week creating the 'Portland Bill' Redux series, Richard will talk