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University of Portsmouth
School of Creative Arts, Film and Media
St Georges Building
141 High Street
No one will expect a new television channel with less than £30,000 an hour to spend on programmes to be anything other than heavily dependent on film made for the cinema. No one will expect the youngest of British television channels to save the British film industry, or revive what is left of it. — , Sight and Sound, Winter 1981. Also quoted in Sean Day-Lewis article for the Daily Telegraph, 2nd November 1981.