Item Details

The Falklands Play

BBC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Ian Curteis's play on the inside story of how the Thatcher government went to war to regain the Falklands. Originally commissioned in 1987, it was not staged until 15 years later as it was felt too politically sensitive at the time.
Release Date
2002
Run Time
91 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Notes
  • Originally released by BBC, 2002.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 25, 2017.
Contents
"The Falklands Play": March 1980 (7:47); "The Falklands Play": March 19, 1982 (4:56); "The Falklands Play": Move to Take the Islands (5:17); "The Falklands Play": Argentine Invasion (8:37); "The Falklands Play": British Response (6:49); "The Falklands Play": War Council Meeting (5:08); "The Falklands Play": Shuttle Diplomacy (8:54); "The Falklands Play": Demand for Decolonization (6:23); "The Falklands Play": Struggling Negotiations (6:17); "The Falklands Play": Military Action (6:47); "The Falklands Play": Search for a Diplomatic Settlement (4:26); "The Falklands Play": Provocation and Escalation (5:53); "The Falklands Play": British Casualties (5:58); "The Falklands Play": War (6:23); Credits: The Falklands Play (1:25)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [2002]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.
Publisher no.
138611 Infobase
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Description
1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 31 min., 4 sec)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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