24th February 1999





Two leading figures from the world of film and television are to give public lectures at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside.


Writer and broadcaster Alan Plater, who found television fame with ‘Z Cars’ and ‘Softly Softly’ and won a clutch of awards for his TV serial ‘A Very British Coup’, will speak in Lincoln on Wednesday 10th March.


The lecture will take place at 6pm at the Co-op Lecture Theatre on the Lincoln campus.


On Wednesday 14th April the film producer Sir David Puttnam will address an audience at the Lincoln campus. Sir David, who is internationally renowned for his work on films such as ‘Midnight Express’, ‘Chariots of Fire’, ‘The Killing Fields’ and ‘Memphis Belle’, will speak at the Jackson Lecture Theatre at 6pm.


Members of the public are welcome to both lectures, which have been arranged by the university’s Faculty of Arts and Technology. Admission is free.


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For more information, or to arrange a photograph of Alan Plater or Sir David Puttnam, please contact:


Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk