FILM : Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) 1974 Spencer Banks, Jennie Hesselwood, Ian Hogg, Georgine Atkinson West Midlands, Worcestershire
Director : Alan Clarke   Production Company : British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)  Region : MIDLANDS

An evocation of conflicting forces within England past and present that comes together in the growing pains of an adolescent vicar's son who encounters angels, Edward Elgar and King Penda himself.

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Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - After views of the Malvern Hills are shown during the titles, a rural church is seen.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe001. After views of the Malvern Hills are shown during the titles, a rural church is seen.

penfe001n. Andy Baker advises that filming was supposedly set in Pinvin, Worcs. but in fact it was filmed elsewhere as witnessed by the captions. St John the Baptist, Chaceley, Glos. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The camera starts to pan across the local church.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe002. The camera starts to pan across the local church.

penfe002n. Andy pans with a sharper image. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The shot continues.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe003. The shot continues.

penfe003n. Andy's shooting continues. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The scene moves to the Rectory of the Reverend J. Franklin.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe004. The scene moves to the Rectory of the Reverend J. Franklin.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Inside, 17 year old Stephen Franklin, son of the local vicar, sits in his room writing about Elgar's 'The Dream of Gerontius'.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe005. Inside, 17 year old Stephen Franklin, son of the local vicar, sits in his room writing about Elgar's 'The Dream of Gerontius'.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Whilst out cycling, Stephen notices that a finger post has been covered over.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe006. Whilst out cycling, Stephen notices that a finger post has been covered over.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Stephen Franklin (Spencer Banks) sees a Council Workman (Frank Veasey) painting a road sign, and getting the village's name wrong.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe007. Stephen Franklin (Spencer Banks) sees a Council Workman (Frank Veasey) painting a road sign, and getting the village's name wrong.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Reverend J. Franklin (John Atkinson) speaks with Arne (Ian Hogg), a television playwright.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe008. Reverend J. Franklin (John Atkinson) speaks with Arne (Ian Hogg), a television playwright.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The Reverend finishes his discussion with Arne as Stephen looks on.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe009. The Reverend finishes his discussion with Arne as Stephen looks on.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Stephen and his father discuss pre-Christian religion.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe010. Stephen and his father discuss pre-Christian religion.

penfe010n. Andy captures another shot at St John the Baptist, Chaceley, Glos. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

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