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Death of Apartheid

Synopsis
Series telling how South Africa’s white minority government eventually came to hand over power to the African National Congress.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 3 x 40 min.
Year of production
1995
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION; 1996 sale: £150.00 (+VAT +p&p) (series)
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 from 14 May 1995.
Subjects
History
Keywords
apartheid; South Africa

Credits

Director
Mick Gold; Stephen Clarke; Stewart Lansley
Producer
Mick Gold; Stephen Clarke; Stewart Lansley
Cast
Allister Sparks 

Sections

Title
Prisoner, The
Synopsis
1 (producer/director Mick Gold): Despite the isolation of his imprisonment with a life sentence, Nelson Mandela succeeded in setting up secret lines of communication with the authorities which culminated in his release. Interviews with F W de Klerk, Archi

Title
Third force, The
Synopsis
2 (producer/director Steward Lansley): Following Nelson Mandela's release from prison, South Africa erupted in violence as elements in the security services, the government and the Zulu party Inkatha attempted to sabotage the negotiations for change. Key

Production Company

Name

Lapping (Brian) Associates

Sponsor

Name

BBC Worldwide

Contact
Gerry Crutchley (General Manager, Non-Theatric Sales)
Email
bbcstudies@bbc.co.uk
Web
www.bbcstudies.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 8433 1641
Fax
020 8433 2916
Address
Room A3040, BBC Worldwide
Woodlands
201 Wood Lane
London
W12 0TT

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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