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Notes from a Small Island: Volume 1

Synopsis
Following his book of the same name, Bill Bryson sets off on a new tour of Britain, observing the British way of life. Starting at Dover, where he recalls his arrival in 1973 to a land of rain, sweet tea and hostile landladies, he heads off around Britain. His travels take him through the different faces of Britain, from the busy streets of London to the natural beauty fo the Lake District, meeting such colourful characters as the ballroom dancers of Blackpool and the caber tossers of Glenfinnan along the way.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 80 min. Digital versatile disk. col. 160 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 2001 sale: £19.99 (inclusive)
Notes
Broadcast on ITV weekly from 10.1.99.
Subjects
Geography; Social sciences
Keywords
social history; tourism; United Kingdom

Credits

Director
Richard Lightbody
Contributor
Alexei Sayle; Stephen Fry; Victoria Wood
Cast
Bill Bryson 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD

Distributor

Name

Artsmagic Ltd

Web
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Phone
01495 307341
Fax
01495 307343
Address
Unit 11 Rassau Industrial Estate
Rassau
Ebbw Vale
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