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The Read

Series 1

The Lonely Londoners

Duration: 58 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 8 months

A creative performance reading of The Lonely Londoners that juxtaposes modern imagery and fascinating archive footage to reflect on how Sam Selvon's novel shaped the London of today. Show more


Production Designer:
Phoebe Platman
Director of photography:
Simona Susnea
Executive Producer:
Grant Black
Yero Timi-Biu

Duration: 1 hour, 43 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Based on the autobiography of Cuban ballet superstar Carlos Acosta. A young boy raised in poverty auditions for ballet school. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 3 months

Film critic David Stratton reveals how Australian film-makers gained the confidence to create and tell their own stories for cinema. Show more


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