Ten years in an open necked shirt

United Kingdom, 1982

Film
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John Cooper Clarke - poet, storyteller, comic, is the central figure of the contemporary British revival of popular poetry. This program which mixes concert footage and interviews with interpreted and dramatised treatments of his work, shows him to be as engaging and extraordinary as the imagery of his poetry.

Credits

production company

Metropolis Pictures

Arts Council of Great Britain

Channel Four

producer

Elizabeth Taylor-Mead

Peter Berry

director
Duration

01:03:27:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015593

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Performance art

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Arts - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → Cooper-Clarke, John

Literature → English literature

Literature → English poetry

Literature → Poets, English

People → Cooper-Clarke, John

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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