ScreenPlay: Journey To Knock

BBC Two comedy about disability. 1 episode in 1991. Stars John Hurt and David Thewlis.

ScreenPlay: Journey To Knock

Two residents of a Nottingham hospice, disabled by motor neurone disease, set out on a pilgrimage hoping for a miracle cure

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
1991
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Starring
John Hurt and David Thewlis
Writer
William Ivory
Director
David Wheatley
Producer
George Faber

Two residents of a hospice in Nottingham, disabled by motor neurone disease, set out on a pilgrimage for Knock in Ireland, hoping for a miracle cure.

This unsentimental and comic account of the trials of serious disability was written by William Ivory - best known as Eddie Ramsden in Coronation Street - whose own mother died from the disease.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 18th September 1991 on BBC Two at 9pm
Episode length
75 minutes