The Singing Detective

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The Singing Detective was a noir-styled 1986 six-part BBC TV serial drama, written by Dennis Potter and starring Michael Gambon. Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his wartime childhood in the Forest of Dean and Chandleresque detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations, with himself in the title role. It won six BAFTAs and other awards.[1]

Filming on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

8 days of filming took place in March of that year using LMS Jinty (4)7383. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News included a photograph of 7383 and 4 carriages standing at Arley taken during filming on Sunday 23 March[2].

See also

List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway

References

  1. Internet Movie Database (Retrieved 15 February 2017)
  2. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 80, pp 10-11.

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