BBC Commissions New Film Adaptation of 'To Sir With Love'

Rapidly skimming the latest press release from the BBC, unveiling upcoming BBC One projects, not really expecting to find anything for *us* in it, I almost missed this listing... - "To Sir With Love" - 1x90 - adapted by Hanif Kureishi, from the autobiographical novel by ER Braithwaite, made by Rainmark Films.  Yes indeed, it is what you think it is. BBC One has commissioned a 90-minute film based on Guyanese author E.R. Braithwaite's 1959 novel, which was adapted for the screen in 1967 and starred Sidney Poitier, in a post-war London tale of social and racial strife in an inner-city school. In the book, relieved of war duty, Guyanese engineer...
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