Director: Richard Taylor
A one-minute impression of the doomed flight of Icarus.
This is a reconstruction of the journey of Wilfred Thesiger, the last of Britain's great desert explorers. For five years he shared the life of the Bedu of Southern Arabia, living and travelling in ... More »
To illustrate the wide range of functions a bank plays in the economy, this cartoon tells the story of a poet who, setting up business to sell words for all occasions, meets with phenomenal success. ... More »
The pressures to which the government bureaucrat is exposed are really just a nuisance, interrupting his routine. ... A biting cartoon with fluid animation, pleasantly pithy in word and wit. ... More »
The first ever interview with Edward Burra. one-time surrealist. eccentric and recluse, and major British painter. ... More »
An early BBC work, Hard Labour continues the understated, downbeat style of Bleak Moments in what may be Leigh's most poignant portrait, that of a middle-aged working class woman whose life is a ... More »