Film ID: YFA 6094 Video of YFA_6094 It's No Joke Living in Barnsley LIFESTYLE: IT'S NO JOKE LIVING IN BARNSLEY 1976 Visitor TabsDescription The comedian Brian Glover presents his home town, Barnsley in South Yorkshire, and meets his famous neighbours including Arthur Scargill, Ashley Jackson and Dorothy Hyman. In the programme Brian visits the grave of Tommy Taylor, an amateur boxing gym and Barnsley Football Club where he interviews the team in the bath tub. And an he spends an enjoyable evening at a working men's club. The programme was first broadcast on 11th October, 1976. Titles – Lifestyle It’s No Joke Living in Barnsley Brian Glover Looks at His Home Town End Credits: It’s No Joke Living in Barnsley Was introduced by Brian Glover With Charlie Williams, Arthur Scargill, Dorothy Hyman, Ashley Jackson Original Music by “Foggy” Cameras Frank Pocklington, Ken Little Sound Don Atkinson, Harry Fairburn Dubbing Mixer Terry Cavagin Film Editor Peter Fitzhugh Director Peter Jones Executive Producer John Wilford Yorkshire Television Colour Production Copyright Trident Television Ltd MCMLXXVI Context This funny and poignant short film, fronted by notable Yorkshire-born actor Brian Glover, presents the state of Barnsley’s contemporary cultural and social scenes. Glover uses his humour and charm to gain candid responses from local residents on both light-hearted and moving issues. Brian Glover was a well-known figure in Yorkshire after starring in Ken Loach’s drama Kes (1969) as Mr Sugden. He went onto appear in the Hollywood film Alien 3 (1992).