Chris Arnot

A few samples of my work

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Playing for real

The portrayal of life on a grim West Yorkshire council estate caused a stir in the play and film Rita, Sue and Bob Too. Nearly 20 years on, preparations for a new play revealed a community still trying to cope with its problems.

Shocking for fun

First came the teddy boys, terrorising the staid society of post-war Britain, then the punks, vampire goths, fetishists and piercers – all making statements by the way they dressed. Now they all get together for parties. Chris Arnot meets the revellers and the man who takes their photographs.

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