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Richard Alwyn

Documentary and fiction director and writer for film.

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3 x 60', 2012 Wingspan Productions for BBC4 Producer Archie Baron Director Richard Alwyn

Richard wrote, produced and directed three films exploring various aspects of modern Catholicism.

The first film explores life in one of the only Roman Catholic seminaries in Britain. The second film focuses on a tiny Roman Catholic primary school with only 33 children, as a small group prepare to take holy communion for the first time. The final film explores how various women's lives have been shaped by Catholicism. 

Catholics written and directed by Richard Alwyn

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a fascinating insight into how priests are made, and why they choose to devote their lives to the Church

Martin Skegg The Guardian

a gorgeously shot, beautifully judged film

Gerard O'Donovan The Telegraph

[A] wonderful documentary

Catherine Nixey The Times

thorough and as insightful as it can be

Chris Waywell Time Out

an intimate look at the Catholic church in Britain today

Simon Horsford The Telegraph

Richard Alwyn's intriguing... mini-series... intimate

Sharon Lougher Metro

This beautiful documentary series concludes with the film-maker Richard Alwyn spending time with women who work at Westminster Cathedral

The Sunday Times