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Flying into the Wind

Synopsis
A television play in which the parents of a brother and sister who do not attend school got to court to have them education at home. A just spends a day with the children to decide whether the parents’, the children’s or society’s rights are paramount. Now available on DVD and Blu-ray as part of the anthology release, TALES OUT OF SCHOOL (qv).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 90 min.
Year of production
1983
Availability
Hire); 1997 sale: £25.00 (+VAT +p&p) (Carlton)
Notes
Now available on DVD and Blu-ray as part of the anthology release, TALES OUT OF SCHOOL (qv).
Subjects
Drama; Education
Keywords
Leland, David; schools; television drama

Credits

Director
Edward Bennett
Producer
Margaret Matheson
Writer
David Leland
Cast
Derrick O’Connor 
Graham Crowden 
Rynagh O’Grady 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£30
Availability
Hire Sale
Duration/Size
2011

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£30
Availability
Hire Sale
Duration/Size
90 minutes
Year
2011

Production Company

Name

Central Independent Television

Notes
use Carlton UK Television

Distributor

Name

Cambridge University Press

Email
marketing@cup.cam.ac.uk
Web
http://www.cup.cam.ac.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01223 312393
Fax
01223 315052
Address
The Edinburgh Building
Shaftesbury Road
Cambridge
CB2 2RU
Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.
Name

Network

Email
shop@networkonair.com
Web
http://networkonair.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01992 657707
Address
19-20 Blythe Road
Berghem Mews
Hammersmith
London
W14 0HN
Notes
Founded in 1997, Network specialises in distributing niche television programmes, predominantly licensed from Granada Ventures and Fremantle. They have recently branched into feature film distribution. Sale via retail outlets or direct via Network’s website, which has some’web exclusive’ offers.

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