Specially shot video with costume designer, Janice Rider, talking about the 1978 Pebble Mill drama, ‘The Sheik of Pickersgill’.
‘The Sheik of Pickersgill’ was written by Mike Stott. ‘Sheik Fahmi wants to learn to speak English in three weeks in the soccer centre of the world. When he arrives at the Academy, with his supply of banknotes, the residents of Pickersgill cannot believe their luck.’ http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/sift/title/345272.
The play was directed by Alan Dosser. It starred Anthony Sher, Richard Wilson, Diana Davies, and Eileen O’Brien.