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Buster Keaton in Britain, The Wolfpack, Directed by Women festival

Looking at the latest cinema releases, DVDs and films on TV. Including Buster Keaton in Britain, plus The Wolfpack and the Directed by Women festival. With Antonia Quirke.

With Antonia Quirke

Four members of the Angulo family, the subject of award-winning documentary The Wolfpack, reveal what it was like to be locked up in an apartment by their father and why they turned to movies as a form of escape.

As the Directed By Women global festival begins, Catherine Bray and Angie Errigo consider whether it really matters if there are so few female film-makers.

David McLeod fills in some of the details of Buster Keaton's long forgotten tour of British theatres in 1951

The Film Programme takes a spin with stunt driver Jim Dowdall.

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BUSTER KEATON ON TOUR IN BRITAIN

BUSTER KEATON ON TOUR IN BRITAIN
Did you see Buster Keaton on his tour of British theatres in 1951?  If you did, please e-mail us at thefilmprogramme@bbc.co.uk
These are his tour dates:
June 18-23 Leicester Palace 

June 35-31 Chiswick Empire

July 2-7 Wood Green Empire 

July 9-14 Manchester Hippodrome 

July 16-21 Derby Hippodrome 

July 30-August 4 Leeds Empire 

August 6-11 Glasgow Empire 

August 13-18 Newcastle Empire 

August 20-24 Bradford Alhambra


At the end of the tour the other acts gave Buster Keaton a gift.  Photograph courtesy of Bob Borgen.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest Catherine Bray
Interviewed Guest Angie Errigo
Interviewed Guest David McLeod
Interviewed Guest Jim Dowdall

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