Scene: Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s and 1990s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.
18-year-old friends Todd and Towzer set off by motorbike to spend a Bank Holiday weekend in Scarborough. Their long hair, cut-off denim jackets, medals, badges and swastikas lead to hostility from everyone they meet, including the police.
==From the teacher's notes==
"Bank Holiday was written in 1972, but remains a powerful and accessibe depiction of the tensions caused when a person's individuality is ignored or threatened." - Scene teacher's notes summer 1994 p.11.
In the archive
Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.
- Spring 1972
- Spring 1973
- Spring 1975
- Summer 1994
Also broadcast for a general audience, in the evening on BBC2 during the August Bank Holiday 1977, and again during DEF II's celebration of 25 Years of Scene Drama in October 1993.
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