Scene: Personal View: John Curry OBE

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started4th Nov 1976
last rpt1st Feb 1980
4 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️Citizenship
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English
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Personal View: John Curry OBE is an episode of the BBC schools TV series Scene from the 1970s and 1980s, covering citizenship for secondary school pupils.

A film following 1976 ice skating champion John Curry, in which he talks about the struggle involved in reaching the top of his discipline, and against the prejudice that his style of skating is "unmasculine".

The final repeat in Spring 1980 was timed to coincide with the 1980 Winter Olympic Games.


  • Autumn 1976
  • Spring 1977
  • Spring 1980


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