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John Betjeman: Thank God It’s Sunday

Synopsis
Double bill of BBC films featuring narration from the poet John Betjeman. THANK GOD IT’S SUNDAY (1972) takes a look at how Londoners spend their Sundays. SUMMONED BY BELLS (1976), based on Betjeman’s verse autobiography of the same name, sees the poet visit a number of places from his childhood, including schools, a Cornwall holiday resort and Oxford University.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Subjects
Literature; Media studies
Keywords
Betjeman, John; documentary films; poetry; social history

Credits

Contributor
John Betjeman

Distribution Formats

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

Sections

Title
Thank God It’s Sunday

Title
Summoned by Bells

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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