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
(NFT Programme)