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Simon’s Triumph

Synopsis
Shows Falklands veteran Simon Weston seven years after the war gradually coming to terms with his appearance, his injuries and his future. Together with two other men he faces the challenge of establishing a charity to help inner-city teenagers in Liverpool. Shows a very different person from the 20-year-old injured Welshman he was at the time of his injuries.
Series
Qed, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 50 min.
Year of production
1989
Availability
Sale; 1997 sale: £150.00 (+VAT +p&p) together with SIMON’S WAR and SIMON’S PEACE 2000 sale: £65.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Notes
See also SIMON’S WAR and SIMON’S PEACE.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
burns; Falklands War (1982); plastic surgery; rehabilitation - medical

Production Company

Name

Touch Productions

Sponsor

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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