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Last Chance, The

Synopsis
Henderson Hospital in Surrey is a mental hospital where patients must make their own rules for social behaviour and face the consequences when these rules are broken. As children the patients have failed to learn such rules, which often results in aggression. Some have spent much of their lives in prison, others have taken repeated overdoses, many have drifted in and out of psychiatric hospitals and see Henderson Hospital as their last chance.*
Series
Man Alive, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1975
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £99.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
mental illness; psychiatric hospitals

Credits

Producer
David Filkin
Contributor
Adam Clapham; J Pierson; Jack Pizzey; Stanley Hawkes

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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