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  1. Big Flame, The (1969 Video)

    Director
    Ken Loach
    Producer
    Tony Garnett
    Subject
    Drama; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Hire, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 85 min.

    Traces the progress of a strike in Loverpool’s docks following the Devlin Report, which advocated the abolition of casual labour. The workers take over Liverpool docks. The central figure is a...

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  2. Age of Kings, An (2013 Video)

    aka: Shakespeare’s an Age of Kings

    Series
    Age of Kings, An
    Director
    Michael Hayes
    Producer
    Peter Dews

    5-disc DVD box set of the fifteen-part BBC series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies). The Illuminations release also features THE MAKING OF AN AGE...

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  3. An Age of Kings released on DVD

    Date
    5 Dec 2013, 18:07
    Author
    Sergio Angelini
    Post Type
    Post

    An Age of Kings is the BBC's compelling 15-part series from 1960 of William Shakespeare's great national pageant of eight History plays. Watched by over three million viewers, it remains the most ambitious...

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  4. Spongers, The (1978 Film, Video)

    Director
    Roland Joffe
    Producer
    Tony Garnett
    Subject
    Drama; Social welfare
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    A mother with four children, deserted by her husband, fights for her welfare rights. One of the children has Down’s syndrome. The play is set against the Silver Jubilee celebrations, in a time of high...

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  5. Ken Loach at the BBC (2011)

    Director
    Ken Loach
    Producer
    Tony Garnett
    Subject
    Drama; Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 1100 minutes), £49.99

    This six disc collection spans Ken Loach’s years at the BBC from 1965 - 1977, including films he made for the WEDNESDAY PLAY slot as well as his four-part period drama DAYS OF HOPE. The complete contents...

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  6. Kes (1970)

    Director
    Ken Loach
    Subject
    Film studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (BR Region B, 106 minutes), £14.99

    Ken Loach’s landmark film tells the story of Billy Caspar (played by David Bradley) - a working-class teenager growing up in a Yorkshire mining community. Bullied at home and picked on and ridiculed at...

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  7. Days of Hope (4 Parts) (1975 Video)

    Director
    Ken Loach
    Producer
    Tony Garnett
    Subject
    Drama; History
    Distribution
    Hire, Videocassette. VHS. col. 95, 100, 80, 135 min.

    A dramatised documentary series interpreting British labour history from a socialist angle. After depicting the plight of conscientious objectors in the First World War, and a significant sideways glance at...

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  8. Cathy Come Home (1966)

    Director
    Ken Loach
    Producer
    Tony Garnett
    Subject
    Drama; Social welfare
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 77 minutes), £15.99

    Dramatised documentary on the inadequacy of welfare and housing facilities in Britain. Through a variety of circumstances a young family in 1960s’ London becomes a ‘problem’ family - Cathy’s husband...

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  9. Sun in Splendour, The (1960 Television)

    Series
    Age of Kings, An
    Director
    Michael Hayes
    Producer
    Peter Dews

    Episode thirteen in a fifteen-part televised series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies), effectively presenting a chronological history of British...

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  10. Rabble from Kent, The (1960 Television)

    Series
    Age of Kings, An
    Director
    Michael Hayes
    Producer
    Peter Dews

    Eleventh episode in a fifteen-part televised series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies), effectively presenting a chronological history of British...

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