Category Archives: Ken Loach

Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch..Big Flame by Jim Allen, Tony Garnett and Ken Loach. It was made in 1969 by the BBC when trade unions had some political as well as militant credibility. Jim was a Marxist and his politics reflect the subject matter … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch..Even the Rain (2011) Written by Paul Laverty,who has written most of Ken Loachs’ films, and immediately you know that you are going to learn something and be challenged about our understanding of history. A Spanish film company arrives in … Continue reading

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My interview with Ken Loach; remembering the dreamers and the builders…….

Ken Loach at the Working Class Movement Library, March 2012 “This is my truth, tell me yours”, Nye Bevan Last week I met up with Ken Loach at the Working Class Movement Library in Salford, where he was researching and … Continue reading

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