Billy Elliot: Film Guide

Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot




Short (1-4 activities)

A film guide that looks at Billy Elliot (2000), a British drama about a young working class boy who discovers he has a talent and passion for ballet despite his father's strong prejudices.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, PSHE Education and Performing Arts in addition to highlighting themes surrounding dance, law and order, family, anti-bullying, community, and gender representation.

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This Resource Supports

  • History
  • Local History
  • Twentieth Century
  • United Kingdom
  • Performing Arts
  • PSHE Education
  • Personal

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