Arthur Ibbetson

Born: 8 September 1922, Co. Durham
Died: 19 October 1997, London

Highlighted works

  • The Railway Children

    The Railway Children

    In this evergreen adaptation of E. Nesbit’s 1906 novel, three children and their mother are forced to swap Edwardian city luxury for genteel rural poverty up north.

  • Great Day

    A visit to a small English village by Mrs Roosevelt provides the catalyst for the women to pull together.

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations

    The orphan and the spinster, the marshland and the metropolis: Dickens’s vivid characters and locales receive the breath of cinematic life in David Lean’s cherished adaptation.

  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter

    Turbulent passion and middle-class restraint combine in uniquely English style when a married woman falls for a doctor she meets at a railway station.

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