HVS presentation evening
St.Nicholas Primary School
A Presentation by Henry Farrar.
A Golden Age in Film tells the story of the BBC's
Film Department from the earliest days of television
until the 1980s when video cameras were introduced.
The story is told in a video which lasts just over an
hour and briefly explains the type of equipment and
techniques used, and visits the locations where numerous
TV programmes which relied on film were made.
Henry Farrar, whose career is followed, worked for the
BBC's Film Unit for 30 years, much of this time as a
He travelled widely and filmed a variety of programmes
from Alan Whicker to Blue Peter to David Attenborough.
Henry will introduce the Presentation and take questions