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John Betjeman: A Bird’s Eye View

Synopsis
Trio of BBC films looking at various aspects of English history and heritage, narrated by the poet John Betjeman. An ENGLISHMAN’S HOME (1969) takes to the skies to provide an aerial view of English houses, from the Iron Age to the present day. BESIDE THE SEASIDE (1969) looks at the history of the British seaside holiday. ONE MAN’S COUNTY: CORNWALL (1964) examines the history and identity of Cornwall.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
1969
Subjects
Architecture; History
Keywords
Cornwall; history of architecture; history of England; social history; seaside

Credits

Contributor
John Betjeman

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£6.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
145 minutes
Year
2013

Sections

Title
Englishman’s Home

Title
Beside the Seaside

Title
One Man’s County: Cornwall

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Distributor

Name

Simply Media

Contact
Laura Smith
Email
info@simplymedia.tv
Web
http://www.simplymedia.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0203 542 3722
Address
Highlight House
57 Margaret Street
London W1W 8SJ
Notes
Formerly known as DD Home Entertainment or DDHE

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