Robin Baker

Robin Baker discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Robin is head curator of the BFI National Archive – one of the world’s largest and most important collections of film and television – where he leads the team responsible for developing and interpreting the national collection. He has written and directed two short films and wrote the play Elephant and Castle for BBC Radio 4, starring Rory Kinnear and Olivia Colman. Robin has been attacked by cobras on two occasions.

Follow Robin on Twitter @robinalexbaker and on Instagram @robinbakerbfi

1. Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead https://dauntbookspublishing.co.uk/book/who-was-changed-and-who-was-dead/

2. Cretan pottery http://www.cretanethnologymuseum.gr/imke/html/en/104.html and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minoan_pottery

3. Kanchenjungha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRmpWEGM3ZI

4. Geraldene Holt’s Cakes https://prospectbooks.co.uk/products-page/current-titles/geraldene-holts-cakes/

5. Early colour films https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqpp5ipMU_s

6. Spring 1938/Easter Sunday https://oliverlewisinfo.wordpress.com/2013/05/23/spring-1938-bertolt-brecht/ and https://open.spotify.com/track/0iCZWjglUB3cr0xXX56wQ2?si=677012daa31b4a97

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