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Don McCullin: Looking For England (BBC4)

Discussion in 'Forthcoming Events' started by AlanW, Jan 30, 2019.

  1. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    Monday 4th February, 9.00pm on BBC4

    Following the 83-year-old photographer as he documents England, from inner cities to seaside towns, on a journey in search of his own nation. Sixty years after starting out, McCullin returns to his old haunts in the East End of London, Bradford, Consett, Eastbourne and Scarborough, encountering an array of characters along the way.
     
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  2. peterba

    peterba Well-Known Member

    Thanks, Alan. I quite like some of his work, so I'll be making an effort to (remember to ;)) watch this.
     
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  3. Gezza

    Gezza Well-Known Member

    Already set the copying thing... thanks very much
     
  4. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    Me too, and just discovered he also has an upcoming exhibition at Tate Britain from 5th Febuary to the 6th May. (£18 walk in price!!!!)
     
  5. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    An exhibition at Tate Britain in London won't be much use to people from Bradford, Consett, Eastbourne and Scarborough. Or to me.

    Whatever happened to touring exhibitions?
     
  6. Mark101

    Mark101 Well-Known Member

    Cost is the issue.
     
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  7. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    I've recorded the TV programme that was on about this last night, to watch later.
    Hopefully some of his work will be featured.
     
  8. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    Was very enjoyable, some comments in this thread.
     
  9. Chester AP

    Chester AP Well-Known Member

    Thank you.
     
  10. miked

    miked Well-Known Member

    Not simply a marvellous photographer but a genuinely fine human being. His interaction with the people he photographed was an exemplar in politeness and manners/ A programme to watch, learn, enjoy and then repeat all over again.
     
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