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Drama-Documentaries from BBC North East (1971-86)

BBC North East & Cumbria is not known for its drama productions, yet between 1971 and 1986 at least eleven dramatised documentaries were produced by this regional BBC production centre, two of them in three parts, making 15 half-hour programmes altogether. 2,792 more words


In a Country Churchyard (1975-78)

Of the BBC’s regional production centres BBC East is not known for its television drama productions. In fact I know of only one series that might fall into this category and that is a series of dramatised documentaries called… 1,722 more words


The curious world of public information posters

They were colourful, creative and conveyed serious messages to the British public. And although many of them were published half a century ago, many of the issues featured in the public information posters of the mid-20th Century remain important today. 89 more words


Watch rare and extraordinary film and TV in our BFI Mediatheque

A trip to the cinema usually takes place to discover bold, new and exciting movies or, alternatively, to re-visit films which have been labelled as classics, features which have grown in our affections over the years. 480 more words

Film And Cinematography

Extreme summits and Kendal Mountain Festival weekend

BFI Southbank marks the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest with a season dedicated to the daring of mountaineering, while the Kendal Mountain Festival comes to the Southbank. 969 more words


BFI Mediatheque comes to Bradford

Bradford’s National Media Museum is the venue for the latest British Film Institute Mediatheque, providing free access to over 2500 films. To view any of the titles in the collection, you just have to turn up, and then… 285 more words


BFI Mediatheque comes to the National Media Museum

Our film and TV programme archive is about to get bigger – much bigger. On 19th July, TV Heaven will close, and we’ll be opening… 508 more words

Film And Cinematography