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Aspects of the French cinema
Written and produced by Colin Nears.
A series of four programmes on the younger generation of film-makers in France.
Introduced by Olivier Todd.


Colin Nears
Olivier Todd
Film Cameraman:
Michel Menard
Film editor:
David Painter
Programme consultant:
Richard Roud

Was it for this the clay grew tall?
- O what made fatuous sunbeams toil
To break earth's sleep at all?
Wilfred Owen 1893-1918
His life and poetry introduced by C. Day Lewis.
Poems spoken by Peter Wyngarde and Alan Dobie
Excerpts from Owen's letters read by Keith Barron
See page 26


C. Day Lewis
Peter Wyngarde
Alan Dobie
Keith Barron
Graphic Designer:
Tom Taylor
Jack Bond

Regional Variations (2)

Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)

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First transmitted in 1964, Benjamin Britten's War Requiem is performed at the Royal Albert Hall. Show more

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