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World in Action (TV Series 1963–1998) Poster

(1963–1998)

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Edited into 

Seven Up! (1964) (TV Short)

Spin-off 

Seven Up! (1964) (TV Short)
Special that developed into it's own series

Referenced in 

One Foot in the Grave: The Man in the Long Black Coat (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Patrick.
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the items on the list
Tony Wilson: A Tribute (2007) (TV Short)
Mentioned by Lucy.
ITV Exposure: The Hunt for the Birmingham Bombers (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John Ware.

Featured in 

Century of Cinema: A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1995) (TV Episode)
An excerpt from this series is featured.
The 100 Greatest TV Moments (1999) (TV Special)
Timeshift: The Cannabis Years (2002) (TV Episode)
excerpt shown
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Tony Wilson: A Tribute (2007) (TV Short)
A clip is shown.
The World in Action Years (2013) (TV Movie)
Documentary about the series
Goodbye Granadaland (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
ITV Changed My Life (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Harold Shipman: Doctor Death (2018) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
ITV Exposure: The Hunt for the Birmingham Bombers (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

Brass Eye (1997) (TV Series)
The show spoofs single issue investigative news programmes. This specific connection is made explicit in the opening credits when Chris Morris stretches his arms out and becomes Leonardo da Vinci's 'Vitruvian Man', which was the 'brand logo' of World in Action.

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