HALFWAY TO PARADISE: IRN BRU

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Subjects:

  • Food and drink
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Television arts

Series:

  • Halfway to paradise

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: HALFWAY TO PARADISE: IRN BRU

Reference number: 2329

Date: 1988

Director: [d. Maureen White]

Sponsor: [ Channel 4 Television]

Production company: [ Big Star in a Wee Picture]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Interview with Robin Barr on the history of "Irn Bru" with shots of old bottle labels and packaging. Robin Barr mixes the Irn Bru "essence".

Film insert from Channel 4 magazine series HALFWAY TO PARADISE, transmitted Autumn 1988. Catalogued selected stories from series. Studio links, captions and stills not recorded on film but supplied by VT inserts (not acquired by Archive).

Credits: [cam. Jan Pester
sd. Stuart Bruce
ed. Bert Eeles]
[series p. Don Coutts and Stuart Cosgrove]

Shotlist: No credits. Exterior of Barr's Irn Bru factory, Glasgow. Presenter interviews Robin Barr on the history of Irn Bru. General views of old bottle labels and packaging. Tour of the factory. Robin Barr mixing the Irn Bru "Essence". General views of the production line (10.00).