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Ben Bolt

Ben Bolt (b. 1952, London) is a prolific director, writer, and cinematographer who is known predominantly for his work in TV, on shows and films such as Outlander, Never Come Back, Downton Abbey, Wilderness, and Doc Martin.

9 March 2024

Maria Fusco is a working-class writer who grew up during the Troubles in Belfast. This Propositions event clashes together two BBC TV plays and an artist’s film to explore the ongoing legacies of censorship, voice and socio-cultural velocity with particular reference to the BBC’s broadcasting ban of 1988 to 1994 of Northern Irish (largely Nationalist) politicians.

The event title is a quote from Reginald Maudling, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, 1970-72

Run Time

117 mins
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