by Ross Jones-Morris.
Mild mannered and entirely unassuming, Ken Loach brings to mind one of the kindly, more elderly teachers that one inevitably comes across at school. You know the type; elbow patches, a quiet demeanour, a lifetime of stories to tell and just a vague whiff of charming puzzlement about them.
As his assistant somewhat frantically seeks to keep his whistle-stop visit to St Peter’s college on track, Loach appears calm and unhurried, humbly applying himself to whatever he deems to be a good use of his time and answering every question with the assurance that 40 years of being interviewed doubtless brings.
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