Ken Russell's flamboyant treatment of The Who's rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who achieves a messianic status as a pinball player. Show more
Shelagh Delaney, the author of A Taste of Honey, looks at Salford, where she grew up and where the action of her plays takes place.
Powerful adaptation of the classic DH Lawrence novel, set in the West Midlands in the 1920s, about the intertwined lives of two strong-willed sisters. Show more
Ken Russell's film traces Frederick Delius's last years and Eric Fenby's dedication in helping the blind, paralysed composer set down the unfinished scores he heard in his head. Show more
Drama focusing on an adolescent who dreams of transcending her dreary reality and experiencing the gamut of human emotions and sensations. With Sammi Davis and Paul McGann. Show more
Ken Russell's 1962 biography of the composer Edward Elgar, featuring reconstructed events in his life using actors and made for the 100th edition of documentary strand, Monitor. Show more
Comedy in which an aspiring actress is transformed into a star. A stage manager hits the big time when she replaces the leading lady of a lavish musical. Show more