A documentary film written and directed by Lindsay Anderson in 1953. It looks at the Dreamland Fun Fair in Margate that relates to Bernard Kops’ play and novel On Margate Sands. Click on the images below or here to view the whole film.
“It’s amazing I have lived so long, after all the drugs that I have taken in my life!” declared Bernard Kops with a certain genial alacrity – speaking now as a sprightly eighty-six year old – when I visited him and his wife of fifty-eight years, Erica, in Finchley last week. Yet once he told […]
TV, UK TV Alexander The Greatest (ITV 1971-1972 with Gary Warren and Sydney Tafler) The View 6 Months Ago UK / ITV – ATV / 13×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 15 July 1971 – 31 May 1972 Writer: Bernard Kops / Script Editor: Philip Hinchcliffe / Producer/Director: Shaun O’Riordan Sitcom.Young Jewish schoolboy Alexander Green is […]
Bernard Kops’s “The World is a Wedding” (London: Mayflower-Dell, 1966). Not all post-market portraiture is elegant. Kops modified this presentation copy of his autobiography for his friend and colleague Arnold Wesker, whose archive resides at the Ransom Center. Kops removed the original cover and replaced it with the inverted cover torn from a paperback copy […]
Kops’ Kids —See the film In an effort to create leaders in Gypsy communities and teach tolerance, we follow famous playwright Bernard Kops to the only high school dedicated specifically to teaching the Roma (gypsies). The students start from the very basics as they learn the play The Dreams of Anne Frank and often frustrate […]
just linked to a 2011 interview that Kops did for the JC. Secondary Bibliography (Articles About, References To and Reviews) Bernard Kops http://www.thejc.com/arts/arts-interviews/59829/interview-bernard-kops