Alan Clarke at the BBC: Vol. I: Dissent (1969-1977)

Alternative title
Dissent and Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989)
Synopsis
This box set brings together all of the surviving standalone BBC TV dramas that Alan Clarke directed between 1969- 1977, including such neglected classics as Horace, ‘Penda’s Fen’, ‘Diane’ and ‘Funny Farm’, as well as ‘Scum’, which was banned for 14 years. Extensive extras include David Leland introductions, extracts from BBC discussion show Tonight, newly-produced documentaries and audio commentaries and the BBC Arena documentary ‘When is a Play Not a Play’?

Films: ‘The Last Train Through Harecastle Tunnel’ (1969); ‘Sovereign’s Company’ (1970); ‘The Hallelujah Handshake (1970); ‘To Encourage the Others’ (1972)
'Under the Age’ (1972); ‘Horace’ (1972); ‘The Love-Girl and the Innocent’ (1973); ‘Penda’s Fen’ (1974); ‘A Follower for Emily’ (1974); ‘Diane’ (1975); ‘Funny Farm’ (1975)
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Year of production
1969-1977
Notes
Reviewed in Viewfinder 105
Subjects
Drama; Television studies
Keywords
television drama

Credits

Director
Alan Clarke

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£69.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
978 minutes
Year
2016

Distributor

Name

BFI Video

Email
video.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8957
Fax
020 7957 8968
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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