Scene: Men Against Mountains

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companyBBC
started12th Nov 1970
last rpt25th Feb 1977
7 school years
episodes1
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Men Against Mountains is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

Documentary considering whether the deadly risks of mountaneering are justified by the challenge and achievements that it provides, focussing particularly on an account by Brian Nally on his attempt to climb the north face of the Eiger, which ended in disaster. Most of the programme is made up of a moving, personal account of the climb by Brian Nally.

==In the archive==

Exists. This programme is preserved in the BBC archives.

Broadcasts

  • Autumn 1970
  • Spring 1972
  • Autumn 1974
  • Spring 1977


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