Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Night Mail - Public Service Broadcasting

We've blogged before about the famous Night Mail service.

Night Mail is a 1936 documentary film about a London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) mail train from London to Scotland, produced by the GPO Film Unit. A poem by English poet W. H. Auden was specially written for it, used in the closing few minutes, as was music by Benjamin Britten.

 

It's been updated with a 21st Century groove by London duo Public Service Broadcasting


Night Mail - Public Service Broadcasting from PSBHQ on Vimeo.

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Sources:
Cool Cards blog - Night Mail
Public Service Broadcasting