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EVENTS Rita, Sue and Bob Too 30th Anniversary Screening + Q&A with producer Sandy Lieberson and actors Michelle Holmes, George Costigan and Kulvinder Ghir UK 1987. Dir Alan Clarke. With Siobhan Finneran, Michelle Holmes, George Costigan, Kulvinder Ghir. 93min. Digital. 18. A BFI release Newly remastered and reissued, Rita, Sue and Bob Too is a controversial comic drama about two adolescent school girls who start seeing a married man with no initial concern for the consequences. Directed by Alan Clarke and written by playwright Andrea Dunbar, the film has 1980s Britain running through it, and boasted the strapline ‘Thatcher’s Britain with her knickers down’. @BFI 13 MON 15 MAY 18:15 NFT1 For some it was uncomfortable, and for others joyful, but either way, it’s a striking piece of writing and filmmaking. We will be joined by some of the people who made it all possible as we re-evaluate its importance as a great British film. Check bfi.org.uk for guest updates This new 2K restoration of Rita, Sue and Bob Too is from the original camera negative and is available on and released on BFI dual format edition in May Trevor Griffiths in Conversation TRT 90min Join us for this fantastic opportunity to hear Griffiths discuss his work for television – what motivates him to write about the subjects he does and why the political dialectic features across so much of his work. TUE 9 MAY 18:20 NFT3 Using clips from throughout his remarkable career, Griffiths talks to fellow writer Rupert Walters. See p38 for our Trevor Griffiths season Joint ticket available with Food for Ravens £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less) Tue 9 May 20:30 NFT3 TALK Q&A


BFI SB Guide May Page Turner
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