A chauffeur collects his passenger to drive him to work in London’s Square Mile.
The journey soon veers off course when the banking executive becomes the target of his driver’s increasingly manic diatribe against capitalist excess, reaching a terrifying climax through the streets of the financial district.
As the car reaches it’s destination the truly startling reality behind this journey is revealed.
Intense and claustrophobic, BACKSEAT DRIVER is a layered and unsettling psychological thriller exploring the self-deceit we perpetrate to justify our life choices.
Shiraz Haq studied psychology before training as an actor at Drama Centre London and is most notably known for a lead role in BAFTA nominated I Am Nasrine. Shiraz is due to be seen in the feature film RideBy, currently in post-production and due out later this year, as well as recently filmed television with TryLife. The next project on the horizon is voice work for a major video game release by Pinewood Studios Group.
Michael Fenton Stevens
Michael is an actor based in Tunbridge Wells with over three decades of experience on stage, screen and radio. Credits for TV include The Crown, Benidorm, New Tricks, Josh, Not Going Out, My Family, Only Fools and Horses, Mr Bean and Outnumbered, whilst for radio he has appeared in The Archers and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
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