The British Film Studios

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John Huntley traces the history of one of Britain's most iconic centres of film making.

4 Extra Debut. John Huntley traces the history of one of Britain's most iconic centres of film making. With Norman Wisdom. From February 1996.

Ealing19960229

Producer: B.

LITTLECHILD

Next in series: DENHAM

Previous in series: PINEWOOD

Description

Programme 3 "Ealing": West London's "mecca"for British comedy films, under the guidance of Sir Michael BALCON lives on in the memory.

Presented by John HUNTLEY.

Produced by Barry LITTLECHILD.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

films (programmes about) (genre)

ealing film studios

Broadcast history

29 Feb 1996 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

31 Aug 1996 23:15-23:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Huntley

Ross Smith

Barry Littlechild (Producer)

John Mills (Speaker)

Alec Guinness (Speaker)

Jack Warner (Speaker)

Arthur Mullard (Speaker)

Phyllis Calvert (Speaker)

Michael Balcon (Speaker)

Michael Relph (Speaker)

Tibby Clarke (Speaker)

Sandy Mckendrick (Speaker)

Recorded on 1996-01-08.

Elstree19960215

Producer: B.

LITTLECHILD

Next in series: PINEWOOD

Description

Programme 1: Elstree.

Film historian John HUNTLEY starts his six week trek around British film studio sites.

Produced by Barry LITTLECHILD.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

films (programmes about) (genre)

elstree studios

Broadcast history

15 Feb 1996 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

17 Aug 1996 23:15-23:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Huntley

Ross Smith

Barry Littlechild (Producer)

Richard Todd (Speaker)

Bryan Forbes (Speaker)

Ron Goodwin (Speaker)

Herbert Wilcox (Speaker)

Michael Relph (Speaker)

Angie Marshall (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-13.

Pinewood19960222

Producer: B.

LITTLECHILD

Next in series: EALING

Previous in series: ELSTREE

Description

Programme 2: Pinewood.

Film historian John HUNTLEY visits one of Britain's few still working film studios.

Pinewood's workforce recall it's impressive past.

Produced by Barry LITTLECHILD.

Subject Categories

documentaries (programme format)

Broadcast history

22 Feb 1996 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

24 Aug 1996 23:15-23:45 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

John Huntley

Peter Noble

Steve Wills

Kenneth Williams (Actor)

Sid James (Actor)

Barry Littlechild (Producer)

M (Speaker)

Sean Connery (Speaker)

Norman Wisdom (Speaker)

Larry Adler (Speaker)

Alfred Hitchcock (Speaker)

Phyllis Calvert (Speaker)

Michael Powell (film director (spkr)) (Speaker)

Gerald Thomas (Speaker)

John Herron (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-20.