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Survey: Take Three Passions Television – 1972 Documentary

Survey: Take Three Passions

Television – 1972 Documentary

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Tony Williams recognised that passion makes for compelling human interest whatever the subject and came up with the idea of a “pub battle” where three people from very different fields, but united by a common dedication to their respective callings, would be brought together to debate their obsessions. The subjects — choirmaster Maxwell Fernie, astronomer Peter (Night Sky) Read, and sports journalist Terry ‘TP’ McLean — are also filmed separately at work; shots of Fernie working with his choir are particularly notable in the scrum of sport, art and science.

We won’t reach perfection and if we could we wouldn’t be here.
- Maxwell Fernie

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Pacific Films

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