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Drama season

Throughout September The Big Screen will be showcasing a variety of dramas.

The BBC Big Screen, by the Town Hall in Chamberlain Square, operates throughout the day with a continuous feed of local news, weather and traffic updates from BBCi.

The high-tech screen relays a mixture of live BBC television programmes, local events such as the Lord Mayor's Show and Birmingham ArtsFest, alongside big international events.

A Soldiers Tunic

A Soldiers Tunic

The screen also carries the work of the best talent in Birmingham, including young film makers, video artists and community groups.

Throughout September the Big Screen is showing a collection of Drama's, 2 new MACE (Midland Archive for Central England) films and a film about the Rotunda.


The MACE films show footage from the Birmingham Markets and the old Ringway. The Rotunda film by Rosalind Fowler, documents the building in its transitional state before refurbishment, using visuals of the vacated building layered with sampled sounds and voices of people recounting their memories of times spent working there.

Auto Da Fe

Auto Da Fe


A Soldier’s Tunic by Simon Bovey
A cavalryman returns from the charge of the Light Brigade to marry his sweetheart. But the course of true love is diverted by the actions of a calculating rival.

Auto Da Fe by Steve Rainbow
Two Brummies get lost in the wilderness of a film noir.

Costa Del Marches by Alison Chapman (The Rural Media Company)
Bob, an ambitious but comical Marches farmer plans to profit from climate change by turning his farm into a seaside resort.

Dog Tired by Greg & Myles McLeod
A dark comic tale of one man's turmoil with sleep deprivation and his haunting visions of canine pursuers.

Doris the Builder by Alice Troughton
Dave is six foot, a builder and a 'right one'; and there's no contest, bet, or dare that he won't take on - including growing breasts. So when the pills from Amsterdam -  what do his mates think?

Four Weeks Notice by Pat Wintersgill
Matt teaches arch-rival Christo how to please mutual love interest Debbie.

I’m George, She’s Ringo by Will Morris
After a night out Paul invites Helen back to his flat for coffee. All is going well until he cannot decide which cup to use. 

Just Like Me? by Owen Radmore
Intriguing drama from Owen’s Rage collection.

I'm George

I'm George

Loading by Rajesh Divakaran & Gerard Coyne
A young girl reading a comic, rescues an insect in the water before a young boy, who’s been playing a video game disturbs the silence.

On the Edge by Jo Harding
A man’s arrogance and greed takes over all rational thought. ‘On the Edge’ takes a sideways look at jealousy, guilt and ensuing the fall out.

The Un-Gone by Simon Bovey 
If individuality makes a person special what happens when that is no longer unique?!

The Visit by Matt Cope
A plumber, a priest, a man with a dictaphone and a suitcase with the remains of a body - tenuous family links are brought into sharp focus.

(Full details/schedule can be found next to the Big Screen).

last updated: 05/09/07

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