Richard Hall lives in Lincoln. He spent 37 years as a primary school teacher and headteacher. Now retired, he keeps an eye on what's happening in education and being done to schools by politicians, resenting the loss of his freedom of movement and, as Chair of Lincoln Film Society since the year 2000, completing his film education. He says,
"If I don't answer, I'm in a cinema."
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