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

director

Nick May

producer

Peter Berry

Elizabeth Taylor-Mead

production company

Channel Four

Arts Council of Great Britain

Metropolis Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:03:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33134

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

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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