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Episode 108 - Restless Natives (1985)

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Release Date: 11/07/2021

Episode 139 - Train of Events (1949) show art Episode 139 - Train of Events (1949)

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Reel Britannia podcast - a very British podcast about very British movies...with just a hint of professionalism. Scott and Steven are joined this week by Anthony, host of Film Gold, Glass Onion : On John Lennon, and Life and Life Only to discuss Train of Events (1949) The portmanteau film “Train of Events” brings together the many talents of Ealing Studios to present four stories linked by a train bound for Liverpool. This Ealing anthology weaves drama and comedy amongst the stories documenting various train passengers, all leading up to an incident to change their...

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Reel Britannia podcast - a very British podcast about very British movies...with just a hint of professionalism.   Scott and Steven are joined this week by Anthony, host of Film Gold, Glass Onion : On John Lennon, and Life and Life Only to discuss Alfred Hitchcock's penultimate movie.   Frenzy (1972)   In London, a serial killer is raping women and then strangling them with a necktie. When the reckless and low-class with a bad temper bartender Richard Blaney is fired from the pub Global Public House by the manager Felix Forsythe, he decides to visit his ex-wife Brenda, who owns...

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Episode 133 - Night of the Demon (1957) show art Episode 133 - Night of the Demon (1957)

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Episode 132 - Rita Sue and Bob Too (1987) show art Episode 132 - Rita Sue and Bob Too (1987)

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Welcome to Reel Britannia-a very British podcast about very British movies ...with just a hint of professionalism. Classic comedy from the 80s this week as Siobhan Finneran stars in this darkly funny drama set in Thatcher's Britain.    Rita Sue and Bob Too (1987) Following an acclaimed career in hard-hitting TV drama, director Alan Clarke achieved a cinema hit with his much-loved comedy. Bradford teenagers Rita and Sue regularly babysit for successful couple Bob and Michelle, whose comfortable suburban lifestyle contrasts with their own bleak existence. One evening when Bob is...

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Episode 130 - Hammer Britannia 007 - The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) show art Episode 130 - Hammer Britannia 007 - The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

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Episode 129 - The Long Arm (1956) show art Episode 129 - The Long Arm (1956)

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Welcome to Reel Britannia-a very British podcast about very British movies ...with just a hint of professionalism.

Eighties Caledonian comedy this week with a tale of modern day highland highwaymen

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“A humorous tale of 'underemployed' Scots Ronnie and Will, who live in the majestic city of Edinburgh.
Tired of having no money and tempted by the untapped wealth of the international tourists who swarm through their city, Ronnie and Will hatch a plot to achieve fame and fortune.”

“Guns are for LASSIES! Nobody seems to put the BOOT in any more!”

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