Ref NoWEA/PP/V/14
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of 'Visions' on Thames Television, including an interview with Weatherill, 1991
Date12 May 1991
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 30 min.)
DescriptionThe film is a recording of 'Visions' a programme covering religious news and themes, broadcast on Thames Television. The issues covered include the church's reaction to propsed changes to laws on homosexuality in the Isle of Man; faith in the life of Mr Speaker; appeals for combatting famine; Anglican worship in Calais; the Muslim community in Cape Town. The section concerned with Weatherill and his christian faith includes a short interview and shots of his activities in the House, of India and of war. He reflects on the foundation for his faith laid by his upbringing, its reinforcement during the war in India, the expansion of his understanding by studying and experiencing other faiths and role of religion in his post of Speaker, which is essentially a lonely one.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V14/0561770

Religious practice
Related PersonWaterhouse, Michael, (fl 1991), television editor
Related PlaceIsle of Man
Calais, Pas de Calais, France
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Associated OrganisationThames Television Services Ltd
CategoryMoving image recordings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. On site access at the University of Kent only. Access to audio-visual recordings is through digital listening/viewing copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified
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