Film producer convicted for £1.5m VAT fraud

A producer who made the UK's first 3D film has been found guilty of a £1.5m VAT fraud used to fund some of his productions.

The film, 'Eldorado', featured a number of well known British and Hollywood actors, including former Dr Who Sylvester McCoy and Splash actress Daryl Hannah. the production was also the last to be made by David Carradine, the actor best known for Kill Bill and the Kung Fu TV series before he died in 2009.

But behind the scenes, Richard Driscoll...

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Not me- all my productions are legal

mjshort | | Permalink

Dear dear Dicky

The film wasn't that good that you needed that much to make it.

For avoidance of doubt I was not the Production Accountant.

Never mind Dominic West ...

mikewhit | | Permalink

What about Massive Attack + Adam Curtis ?

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