Tim Tate on the making of the Franklin Scandal documentary Conspiracy of Silence

Excellent piece from the maker of this very important and influential ‘banned’ documentary


Many thanks to Tim Tate for contributing this piece about the making of his documentary about the Franklin Scandal, Conspiracy of Silence. Although the film was never shown on television, a rough edit is available on YouTube. If you have any questions for Tim, please leave them in the comments and he will try to answer them.

It took many weeks to find Troy Boner. For almost 20 years I have asked myself whether he would still be alive if I hadn’t.

At the start of 1993 I was a producer in Yorkshire Television’s documentaries department.  That office was a remarkable place: it was filled with some of the most talented factual film directors and producers Britain has ever produced.   It had been responsible for ground-breaking documentaries which led, ultimately, to the release of the Guildford 4, the exposure of asbetos-related mesolthelioma, and a true understanding of the Mai Lai…

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