Cycling

A Day Out, Directed By Stephen Frears, 1972

The recent death of actor & comedian Paul Shane brought a few mentions of this film into the press. It was made in 1972 for BBC Television, written by Alan Bennett & centred around a cycling trip during Edwardian times by a group of cyclists from my own home town of Halifax. As the cameras rolled in West Yorkshire, a few miles away I was just beginning to learn how to walk & talk. The cycling came later…

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  1. If you wont allow this superb film to be shown on YouTube , at least give it another airing on tv please !! Its a true masterpiece and deserves to be seen by upcoming generations to appreciate life from that era.Thank you for listening.

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