Begging the Ring
55 mins. BBC – 2
Cast: Danny Simpson, Jon Croft, Janette Legge
Co-writer / Director / Producer: Colin Gregg
Grierson Award, London Film Festival 1978
An original screenplay, filmed in Cornwall on a tiny budget, then purchased for TV. A young man is faced with conscription, introduced for the first time in 1916.
"A symbolic and sensitive study of individual conscience during the First World War" Adrian Turner