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Six Great British Directors (18)

Since the beginning of cinema, Britain has produced some of the world’s finest film directors. Join us as we explore the diversity of British filmmaking through the careers of six of its best directors – from the well-known to the underrated.

Since the beginning of cinema, Britain has produced some of the world’s finest film directors. Join us as we explore the diversity of British filmmaking through the careers of six of its best directors – from the well-known to the underrated.


We’ve selected six directors whose body of work will, we feel, stand the test of time. We’ll look at how they developed, their themes and their passions. And, of course, their films, both well and lesser known.


Course breakdown


Week 1:  Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher; You Were Never Really Here)

Week 2:  Ken Loach (Cathy Come Home; I, Daniel Blake)

Week 3:  Sally Potter (Orlando; The Party)

Week 4:  Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire)

Week 5:  Steve McQueen (Shame, 12 Years a Slave)

Week 6:  Muriel Box (Eyewitness; The Truth About Women)


The course will be delivered online via Zoom, offering expert tuition in the comfort of your own home.


Places can be booked online only. Access details will be sent to participants by email the day before the first session.

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