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Ken Loach at the BBC

Synopsis
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 are as follows: THREE CLEAR SUNDAYS (1965), UP THE JUNCTION (1965), The END OF ARTHUR’S MARRIAGE (1965), CATHY COME HOME (1966), IN TWO MINDS (1967), The BIG FLAME (1969), The RANK AND FILE (1971), DAYS OF HOPE (1975), and The PRICE OF COAL (1977). Extras include a Ken Loach commentary for CATHY COME HOME and a documentary about housing problems.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Drama; Film studies
Keywords
abortion; homelessness; housing; Loach, Ken; realism; social class; television drama; working classes; social issues

Credits

Director
Ken Loach
Producer
Tony Garnett
Writer
Jim Allen
Cast
Anna Cropper 
Carol White 
Ken Jones 
Meredith Edwards 
Norman Rossington 
Pam Brighton 
Paul Copley 
Peter Kerrigan 
Ray Brooks 
Tony Selby 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£49.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
1100 minutes
Year
2012

Sections

Title
Three Clear Sundays

Title
Up the Junction

Title
End of Arthur’s Marriage

Title
Cathy Come Home

Title
In Two Minds

Title
Big Flame, The

Title
Rank and File, The

Title
Days of Hope

Title
Price of Coal, The

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
http://www.2entertainvideo.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
Specialises in distributing archival film and television titles, predominantly licensed from the BBC (the principal shareholder is BBC Worldwide). Sale on DVD through retail outlets. As of 2016 2Entertain is being gradually wound down and its output reduced. If something is not available via them it is advisable to try the BBC Store at https://store.bbc.com/
 

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