Tales Out of School - Four Plays By David Leland, DVD  DVD

Tales Out of School - Four Plays By David Leland DVD

Starring Tim Roth, Jim Broadbent, Deltha McLeod, Graham Crowden, Vass Anderson, Madelenine Athansi

Directed by David Leland



Collection of four made-for-TV films, written by David Leland, which paint a picture of Thatcher's Britain in the early 1980s. 'Flying Into the Wind' (1982) stars Graham Crowden in a story of parents who wish to remove their children from the education system and have them home schooled. 'Made in Britain' (1982) is a critically acclaimed study of alienation and disaffection starring Tim Roth.

Skinhead Trevor (Roth) is a car thief with no regard whatsoever for authority figures.

His social worker realizes that Trevor is highly intelligent, but any attempts to control his behaviour have disastrous results - Trevor is set on the road to self-destruction. 'Birth of a Nation' (1982) follows Mr Figg (Jim Broadbent), an old-fashioned school teacher who is forced, abruptly, to face up to the changing ways of teaching.

Finally, 'R.H.I.N.O.' (1982) follows Angela (Deltha McLeod), a black girl living in London, trying to deal with the inequalities of a changing society.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (18)
  • EAN: 5027626343149
  • Catalogue number: 7953431
  • Studio: Network
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  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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