How to Kill


1991, 54mins, English, colour, stereo, 16mm
Winner: New York Television Festival

Inspired by the life and writing of Keith Douglas, and adapted from Angus Reid’s stage play. Douglas fought at the battle of El Alamein where he was badly injured. He then wrote the poems and memoire on which his reputation firmly rests. He was killed, aged 24, in Normandy.

Directed by Dušan Lazarević
Written and performed by Angus Reid
Proiduced by Eve Pomerance and Mark Wild
Executive producers: Val Pierpont and David Wilkinson