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Rita, Sue and Bob Too Review

Rita, Sue and Bob Too Review

Thatcher's Britain with her knickers down. Now on dual-format from the BFI.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Christine/Road

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Christine/Road

Our reviews of the BFI's Alan Clarke boxset culminate with Christine and Road.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Stars of the Roller State Disco/Contact

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Stars of the Roller State Disco/Contact

The Alan Clarke box set reaches this mid-80s and the award-winning film of soldiers at war, Contact.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Psy-Warriors/Baal

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Psy-Warriors/Baal

Psychological interrogation and Bowie does Brecht, in Disc 9 of the Alan Clarke box set.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Danton's Death/Beloved Enemy

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Danton's Death/Beloved Enemy

The Alan Clarke box reaches a pair of political dramas, one historic, one present-day.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Bukovsky/Nina

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Bukovsky/Nina

The Alan Clarke boxset reaches a long-unseen documentary and a 1978 play starring Eleanor Bron.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Funny Farm/Scum

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Funny Farm/Scum

Disc Six of the BFI's Alan Clarke boxset reaches the controversial and once-banned Scum.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): A Follower for Emily/Diane

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): A Follower for Emily/Diane

Two more from Alan Clarke, featuring Janine Duvitski in the title role of Diane.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): The Love-Girl and the Innocent/Penda's Fen

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): The Love-Girl and the Innocent/Penda's Fen

Two more from Alan Clarke, a version of the Solzhenitsyn play and a remarkable work of fantasy.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Under the Age/Horace

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Under the Age/Horace

The Alan Clarke boxset reaches Under the Age and Horace, both from 1972.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): The Hallelujah Handshake/To Encourage the Others

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): The Hallelujah Handshake/To Encourage the Others

The Alan Clarke boxset continues with a Colin Welland play and a dramatisation of the Derek Bentley case.

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Half Hour Story

Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969-1989): Half Hour Story

The first of a series of reviews of one of the boxset releases of the year.

The Firm

The Firm

Alan Clarke's final film, about a firm of football hooligans, on Blu-ray from the BFI.

Penda's Fen

Penda's Fen

David Rudkin's extraordinary BBC play from 1974, first of a series of Alan Clarke releases from the BFI.