The Battle for Rickety Bridge (1996)

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  • Featuring

    Jo Carter

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


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  • Category

    Non Fiction


The protracted protest against the Newbury bypass in Berkshire united the generations, showing that advancing age does not always mean a risk-free retirement. This film concentrates on one episode, which took place at Rickety Bridge, a wooded island on a river. There, young dissenters were joined in defiance of the police and security firms by many older people for whom activism of this nature was a new experience.

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