Mark Baker’s work typically features a deceptively simple, almost childlike hand-drawn visual style, but this conceals a far more sophisticated, adult-oriented view of the world. In a closed community fuelled by gossip and suspicion, one man dares to be different. Nominated for an Oscar in 1993.
This clip examines the irreverent side of animation via counter-culture classics like Monty Python’s Flying Circus, with contributions from Bob Godfrey and Terry Gilliam. Something to Say is the second part of a three-part history of animation in Britain made by BBC TV.
Animation Nation was a series of three excellent BBC documentaries covering the history of British animation. In this sequence Richard Williams discusses The Charge of the Light Brigade.