Wyedean at the MoviesSusannah Walbank
While Wyedean primarily manufactures regalia and accoutrement for the military, armed and uniformed services, it also supplies to the film and television industry through production companies and costumiers. In fact, the company has supplied goods for numerous high profile blockbuster movies and TV productions in recent years.
Some of the more famous movies Wyedean has supplied goods for include Fury starring Brad Pitt, Gulliver’s Travels starring Jack Black, The Mummy, Harry Potter and Saving Private Ryan.
John Cleese played Nearly Headless Nick in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Wyedean supplied the tunic buttons worn by Nick. Wyedean also supplied the production company behind Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan with webbings for use on the soldier’s uniforms. For The Mummy, Wyedean was tasked with producing thousands of metres of binding tape/bandages that were wrapped around the film’s mummies.
Wyedean supplied a wide range of army uniform regalia for Gulliver’s Travels which starred Billy Connolly and Jack Black. View a BBC news clip.
The helmet chin straps worn by the soldiers in Brad Pitt’s Fury were manufactured by Wyedean.
Other films Wyedean items can be found in include Master and Commander, Saving Private Ryan, The Man in the Iron Mask, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Band of Brothers, The Four Feathers, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.
If you represent a film or television production company, or work in the costume or wardrobe department then we’d love to hear from you. Wyedean regularly takes on bespoke commissions and is happy to discuss your requirements.