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Television – for your consideration – Blue Remembered Hills

Get that PVR set.  On BBC4 this evening what is for me the greatest single drama produced by the Beeb is on: Blue Remembered Hills, Dennis Potter’s play of childhood.   If you’ve seen it before you obviously don’t need to … Continue reading

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Dennis Potter and Mary Whitehouse

 Earlier tonight the Beeb broadcast Filth, a drama about the early Clean up TV campaign ran by Mary Whitehouse. I was aware that she often targetted Dennis Potter’s works (eg 1976 she was threatening to prosecute him for blasphemy and … Continue reading

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The blossomest blossom

You can keep your Frost-Nixon (now available in book form with a film in the offing), here’s what I think is the greatest TV interview: Melvyn Bragg and (with the possible exception of NIgel Kneale, British TV’s greatest dramatist, Dennis … Continue reading

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