ScreenPlay: Journey To Knock

  • TV comedy
  • BBC Two
  • 1991
  • 1 episode

Two residents of a Nottingham hospice, disabled by motor neurone disease, set out on a pilgrimage hoping for a miracle cure. Stars John Hurt and David Thewlis.

Key details

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

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.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

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

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