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The Battle of Orgreave

Jeremy Deller
£19.95

Filmed by Mike Figgis, The Battle of Orgreave was a re-enactment of one of the most violent confrontations of the 1984/85 miners strike, when police mounted a cavalry charge through the mining village of Orgreave in South Yorkshire. It was conceived by the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller and produced by Artangel in 2001.

The event was documented by acclaimed filmmaker Mike Figgis whose film includes footage of the re-enacted clashes, archived material from the original event, and interviews with Jeremy Deller, politician Tony Benn, Mac McLoughlin (a former miner and policeman who served during the strike), David Douglass of the National Union of Mineworkers, and Stephanie Gregory of the Womens’ Support Group.

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  • Artists Jeremy Deller, Mike Figgis
  • Publisher Artangel
  • ISBN no ISBN
  • Format DVD Running time 62:37
  • Dimensions 190mm x 135mm
  • Weight 95g
  • Publication Date 7 Apr 2006

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