BBC programs, was DVD regions

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Mon Sep 22 23:53:50 EDT 2003

--- minnow at wrote:
> Jon Noble pointed out:
> >which is an announcment by BBC Director Greg Dyke
> that
> >in future people will be able to download BBC radio
> >and TV programs from the Internet free of charge.
> They
> >will be making their complete archive available.
> For
> >Sutcliff fans I think they also did "Eagle of the
> >Ninth" once. (and many other things I'd love to see
> >again)
> They did, and according to Sutcliff they got Marcus'
> casting exactly right, so that he looked just as she
> had imagined him when she was writing the book.
> She didn't say whether they mangled the plot, mind.
> Just that the one actor was perfect.
>another I'd like to see is the adaptation of the Owl
Service. Alan Garner had some interesting, and rather
spooky, observations on that one.


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