Alan Bennett's debut play for television follows the members of a Halifax cycling club, on an outing from Halifax to the ruins of Fountains Abbey. Set in the summer of 1911 and projects an idyllic vision of Edwardian England.
Did You Know?
The film is set in 1911. A caption at the beginning reads 'Sunday May 17'. 17 May 1911 was not a Sunday, it was a Wednesday. See more