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 Gloucestershire, 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) - A house stands near the village of Pinvin in the Worcestershire countryside. Pinvin is where the film is set, that's not to say that this is where the house is.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe011. A house stands near the village of Pinvin in the Worcestershire countryside. Pinvin is where the film is set, that's not to say that this is where the house is.

penfe011n. Indeed says Andy Baker, this is Chaceley Hole, or maybe it is Chaseley Hall at Chaseley Hole, Glos. All rather confusing but there are interesting stories about it on the Internet. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The camera tilts down to reveal a milk float outside the house as Stephen cycles along the road.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe012. The camera tilts down to reveal a milk float outside the house as Stephen cycles along the road.

penfe012n. Andy tilted down but no milk float. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - The schoolboy spots a chick in front of one of the float's wheels.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe013. The schoolboy spots a chick in front of one of the float's wheels.

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - His mother drives Stephen into town. This is Longbridge Roundabout at the junction of Bristol Road South and Lickey Road in Birmingham, West Midlands. The covered bridge is part of the now demolished Longbridge car plant.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe014. His mother drives Stephen into town. This is Longbridge Roundabout at the junction of Bristol Road South and Lickey Road in Birmingham, West Midlands. The covered bridge is part of the now demolished Longbridge car plant.

penfe014n. Andy Baker has provided this shot of how that location, the old entrance to British Leyland factory (latterly Rover), looks now. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2017)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Reverend Franklin leaves the house of a sick parishioner.
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe015. Reverend Franklin leaves the house of a sick parishioner.

penfe015n. Andy Baker provides the "now" advising that the property is situated in nearby Forthampton, Gloucestershire. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 21-10-2016)

Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode) - Andy Baker provided this additional capture showing the factory entrance in penfe014 from a slightly different angle. (RL)
Penda's Fen - Play for Today (TV Episode)

penfe016. Andy Baker provided this additional capture showing the factory entrance in penfe014 from a slightly different angle. (RL)

penfe016n. And this is Andy's "now" shot from outside a car. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 11-09-2017)

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