Movie Connections

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Movie Connections
Narrated by Ashley Jensen
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 16
Production
Producer(s) BBC Scotland
Running time 40 minutes
Release
Original network BBC One
Original release 10 September 2007 (2007-09-10) – 25 February 2009 (2009-02-25)

Movie Connections is a BBC One documentary series which looks at the stories behind the production of popular British films, showing how they tie in with the production of other movies through the actors or actresses. The shows feature interviews with some of the cast and crew of the subject film, as well as classic footage.

The series follows Comedy Connections (2003) and Drama Connections (2005), which used the same format to look at the history of popular television comedies and dramas respectively.

The series consist of eight episodes each, all of which are narrated by Ashley Jensen.

Shows examined[edit]

Series one (2007)[edit]

  1. Four Weddings and a Funeral (10 September)
  2. The Commitments (17 September)
  3. Billy Elliot (24 September)
  4. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1 October)
  5. Bend It Like Beckham (8 October)
  6. Shakespeare in Love (15 October)
  7. Brassed Off (22 October)
  8. Gregory's Girl (5 November)

Series two (2009)[edit]

  1. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (7 January)
  2. Summer Holiday (14 January)
  3. Sliding Doors (21 January)
  4. Trainspotting (26 January)
  5. Shirley Valentine (4 February)
  6. Buster (11 February)
  7. Local Hero (18 February)
  8. Calendar Girls (25 February)

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