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May 2011 at the BFI

Posted on April 5, 2011 | Post a comment | Bookmark and Share

Emergency Ward 10

Time for our regular look at what TV's on at the South Bank in London in May. This month sees a preview of the new Damian Lewis TV movie about human trafficking, as well as a season of dramas, comedies and documentaries about the NHS that will include panel discussions with GF Newman, Jed Mercurio and Graeme Garden.

  • 7th: The Nation's Health: episodes 1-4 + Q&A
    GF Newman talks about the significance of his landmark series and the ways TV has represented the NHS before and since. Plus all four episodes.
  • 9th: Preview: Stolen + Q&A with Damian Lewis
    A preview of the BBC's new single film, Stolen, starring Damian Lewis as a police officer working in the Human Trafficking Unit. Followed by a Q&A with Lewis, direct Justin Chadwick and writer Stephen Butchard (work permitting)
  • 10th: Emergency Ward 10 + General Hospital + Jimmy's
    An episode from each of two soaps and one docu-soap. Jimmy's will feature an introduction from director Nick Gray.
  • 12th: This Week: Casualty + Casualty: Closure + panel discussion
    A look at the changing face of casualty departments, including the differences between the real thing and their TV depictions. Followed by a discussion with the creators of Casualty, Paul Unwin and Jeremy Brock, as well as potentially members of the Casualty cast and crew.
  • 17th: Cardiac Arrest: Welcome to the House of Pain + Bodies: Episode 1 + panel discussion
    Episodes from the groundbreaking medical dramas of Jed Mercurio, followed by a panel discussion with Mercurio about how his work has changed the representations of doctors, nurses and surgeons on television.
  • 23rd: Angels + No Angels + This Week: Nursing Condition Critical
    Episodes from two dramas and a documentary about nurses.
  • 24th: Doctor in Charge: In Place of Strife + Only When I Laugh: Let Them Eat Cake + Surgical Spirit: Walk Out + panel discussion
    Three episodes from medical comedies, followed by a panel discussion including Graeme Garden and Humphrey Barclay about why the NHS is so funny.

Prices
£7.60 (members)
£5.25 (member concs)
£9.00 (non-members)
£6.65 (non-members concs)
Under 16s £5.

All shows are £5 on Tuesdays. Conc prices are available to senior citizens, students, unwaged and disability visitors. Proof of eligibility may be required.

As always, visit the BFI web site for more details.

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